Picture of Nicole Kapan, Registered Dietician, sitting outside of The Cabinet Peaks Medical Center on a rock smiling
LEARN HOW TO EAT WELL, EXERCISE WELL, AND LIVE WELL!
Implementing healthy, sustainable changes to your daily nutrition and learning how to implement physical activity that is enjoyable can ultimately help you lose weight and feel better. Prevent is a lifestyle program that teaches and encourages you to make the modifications that can change the way you feel. This program is taught by CPMC's Nicole Kapan, Registered Dietician, and targets people who are at risk for pre-diabetes and/or developing Cardiovascular Disease.
Nicole is happy to be starting classes again this year. "The PREVENT program began in Lincoln County over 9 years ago and has helped countless local people learn how to live longer, healthier lives. I am pleased we can continue to share this course with the public," she stated.
The PREVENT course begins with a personal assessment by a Lifestyle Coach to determine the best guidance that will get life-long success. The 16 weeks to follow are known as the Core Sessions where participants attend weekly classes led by a Lifestyle coach; you will be in classes with others who have similar struggles and health concerns. The remainder of the program is tailored to help participants maintain the healthy lifestyles they were taught in the core sessions.
Adults are eligible if they are overweight, have medical clearance, and have one or more of the following risk factors: pre-diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or triglycerides, or have had gestational diabetes.
The next PREVENT program begins on January 11, 2021 and will be held every Monday from 5 - 6pm. If you are interested, please see your physician or call the Cabinet Peaks Diabetes and Nutrition Education Department at 283-7316.
The local PREVENT program is sponsored by Cabinet Peaks Medical Center and the Montana Cardiovascular Disease and Prevention Program.