FREE Classes started March 20, 2018 but it’s not too late! Sign up Today! 

GemCare Wellness is recognized by the CDC as a “Diabetes Prevention Program”. This FREE program is led by Registered Dietitians that emphasize the need to make lasting lifestyle changes through a supportive, classroom setting. It is held over the course of one year and is designed to help reduce your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.  


CONGRATULATIONS on taking the first steps towards finding out if you have prediabetes by taking the risk quiz! Be sure to talk to your Doctor about conducting a blood test.

  1. RECOGNITION: The GemCare Wellness Diabetes Prevention Program is recognized by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

  2. HEALTH COACHING: Registered Dietitians implement the program and provide continuous guidance and encouragement throughout the program.

  3. GOALS: This program helps participants learn the skills needed to make lasting lifestyle changes such as losing a modest amount of weight, being more physically active and managing stress. 

“I love having a lifestyle coach. She has given me great information, has helped me stay on track and stay positive!”

This program takes place over the course of one year. It will initially start with 16 consecutive weekly meetings and then continue into 7 consecutive monthly meetings. 

LOCATION: Barlow Community Center – 41 S. Oviatt St.
Hudson, Ohio 44236

Program Based On Research

  • The GemCare program is based on research(pdf) led by the National Institutes of Health

  • The program helped people with prediabetes lose 5% to 7% of their body weight by making modest changes and reduced their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58%

  • People who completed a diabetes prevention program were 1/3 less likely to develop type 2 diabetes in the future


 FREE Classes started March 20, 2018 but it’s not too late! Register Today! 

We are looking forward to being a part of your healthcare journey and can’t wait to get started in the new year.