Five Steps to Prevent Diabetes

Did you know more than 562,000 people in the St. Louis area are living with prediabetes? Take steps to understand your risk and improve your health today!

Step 1: Know Your Numbers

Attend a free health screening to get your glucose numbers tested. Find a list of upcoming screenings

Step 2: Quiz Yourself

There are several factors that increase your risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes. Take an online quiz to learn about your risk. 

Step 3: Make A Plan

Meet with a Missouri Baptist dietitian to learn more about how to build healthy meals tailored to your tastes. We will even meet you at the grocery store to help get you started! Call 314-996-5170 to schedule your meeting.

Step 4: Take Action

Living with diabetes can present many challenges, such as knowing how and when to eat, living your life so you can avoid complications, and getting the support you want from family and friends. Get help with an educational workshop such as the Better Choices, Better Health-Diabetes self-management workshop from our health partner St. Louis Oasis. 

Step 5: Check Back

Be sure to include regular check-ups with your primary care physician and any recommended specialists. Need help finding a primary care physician? Call our at 314-996-LIFE (5433) or Find A Doctor online.

Join Missouri Baptist Medical Center on the first steps to a healthier you.

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