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Enroll Now in Botsford’s Diabetes Prevention Class

Farmington Hills, Mich. (April 25, 2013)---Botsford Hospital's Diabetes & Nutrition Services Department is offering its popular five-week, action-packed class to people who have prediabetes, which is when a person's blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. Recent research has shown that some long-term damage to the body, especially the heart and circulatory system, may already be occurring during prediabetes. The good news---you can act to prevent or delay the development of type 2 diabetes. Learn how to take better care of yourself by making needed lifestyle changes for diabetes prevention.  
Fee: $25  
Registration: call 248-477-6100  
Thursdays, May 16 to June 13, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330-bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians.

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