Healthy 2024: CDC-Recognized Program to Help Prevent, Delay Type 2 Diabetes Offered by Saint Peter's Healthcare System

January 16, 2024

Healthy 2024: CDC-Recognized Program to Help Prevent, Delay Type 2 Diabetes Offered by Saint Peter's Healthcare System
Registration Now Open for the Next FREE Virtual Program;
First Class is Monday, February 19, 2024

New Brunswick, N.J. – January 16, 2024 – Saint Peter’s Healthcare System is committed to assisting members of the community prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes through a free, year-long program that educates individuals about improved nutrition, increased exercise, stress management and weight loss. The Prevent T2 program is open to anyone 18 years or older diagnosed with prediabetes or with a history of gestational diabetes. The next year-long session, which will be held virtually, begins on Monday, February 19, and registration is required.

The Prevent T2 program received full recognition from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a designation reserved for programs that are high-quality and evidence-based. Taught by registered dietitian nutritionists, Prevent T2 has shown promising outcomes. This year will be Saint Peter’s ninth session.

Sessions are designed to be both fun and educational. Lifestyle coaches track progress while the group format allows for collegial support that inspires healthier living and a commitment to individual goals. The next session begins on Monday, February 19 with all classes meeting virtually on Mondays from 7 pm to 8 pm. The year-long program meets every other week for the first six months, followed by monthly meetings in the second half of the year.

Please call (732) 339-7772 for more information or to register. Space is limited.

About Saint Peter’s Healthcare System
Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Inc., parent company of the Saint Peter’s healthcare delivery system, is comprised of Saint Peter’s University Hospital, a 478-bed acute-care teaching hospital and state-designated children’s hospital and regional perinatal center that includes a nationally renowned Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Saint Peter’s Foundation, the fundraising arm of the hospital; Saint Peter’s Health and Management Services Corp. and the CARES Surgicenter; and Saint Peter’s Physician Associates, a network of primary and specialty care physician practices. Saint Peter’s is a regional specialist in cancer care, diabetes, geriatrics, orthopedics, bariatric surgery and head and neck surgery and is a sponsor of residency programs in obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, and internal medicine. Saint Peter’s is sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen and is a major clinical affiliate of Rutgers Biomedical Health and Sciences. Visit or call 732-745-8600.


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