Diabetes

Diabetes is a health condition that occurs when your blood glucose (also known as your blood sugar) is too high. 

Health complications from diabetes include heart disease, damage to your nerves, kidneys, eyes and feet, and skin conditions.

Symptoms of diabetes include frequent urination, increased thirst, extreme hunger and fatigue, blurry vision, cuts and bruises that are slow to heal, and tingling, pain, or numbness in your hands or feet. 

About 1 in 10 Americans have type 2 diabetes.

About 1 in 3 Americans have pre-diabetes.

Could you have pre-diabetes? 
Click here to take a pre-diabetes risk test.
ANHC Diabetes Prevention Program
Program participants meet for group discussions (via Zoom) about healthy eating habits, physical activity, and stress management. 
Classes are led by ANHC nutritionist Tamara Deschaine, RD, and are free for all participants.
The next program begins on September 2. Program flyer.
For more information or to enroll, please call (907) 743-7453 or complete the form below. We'll be in touch soon!
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Anchorage AK 99503

Main phone number: (907) 743-7200

Medical Records fax number: (907) 743-7255

ANHC is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233 (g)-(n).

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