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Meridian Diabetes Prevention Program

We’re Committed to Stopping Diabetes in our Community

With more than 86 million people in the United States with pre-diabetes and heading to get Type 2 diabetes, Anderson Health & Fitness Center is on a mission to change the statistics.

Diabetes Prevention Program

Anderson Health and Fitness Center’s Diabetes Prevention Program is helping people stop the progression of pre-diabetes into Type 2 diabetes. The program is recognized and approved by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and helps reverse pre-diabetes through proper diet, exercise and education.

This one-year program gives participants access to all of the center’s amenities, plus educational sessions on relevant health topics, consultations with a Registered Dietitian and instruction from certified personal trainers.

Classroom sessions include topics such as:

  • Be a Fat and Calorie Detective
  • Three Ways to Eat Less Fat and Fewer Calories
  • Healthy Eating
  • Move Those Muscles
  • Being Active – A way of Life
  • Tip the Calorie Balance
  • Take Charge of What’s Around You
  • Problem Solving
  • Four Keys to Healthy Eating Out
  • Talk Back to Negative Thoughts
  • The Slippery Slope of Lifestyle Change
  • Jump Start Your Activity Plan
  • Make Social Cues Work for You
  • You Can Manage Stress
  • Ways to Stay Motivated

Visit the Center during regular business hours and fill out a short, one-page screening questionnaire that will determine if you are a candidate for the program.