Learn How Lifestyle Can Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes at Free Class

FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — Diabetes is a serious disease with complications that can include disability and even death. Millions of Americans considered at risk of developing type 2 diabetes could prevent or delay the disease by changing their lifestyle.

Learn how you could prevent or delay type 2 diabetes at Small Steps. Big Rewards., a diabetes education program presented free of charge by FHN and Aramark, FHN’s nutrition services partner. This two-hour workshop focusing on the importance of regular exercise and a healthy diet will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 in the Globe Room on the lower level of FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport.

Registration is required for this program. Call toll-free 1-877-6000-FHN (1-877-600-0346) ext. 970 to register. For more information on Small Steps. Big Rewards. and other diabetes education programs at FHN, visit www.fhn.org.

FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. FHN caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 19 locations in 5 counties spanning northwest Illinois. Organized in 1995 as an integrated healthcare delivery system, FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center at FHN Memorial Hospital, 13 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care, hospice, and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit www.fhn.org.

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