Check out this new YouTube on Prediabetes

Click here: First Steps

Coming September 2021, Shasta Family YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program Classes. To enroll, call 530-768-2185.


Let's Talk Prediabetes-November 30, 2020
Event Recording Now Available-See link below

Think you may be at risk for developing type 2 diabetes? If you are over 40, overweight or have a family history of diabetes, then this event is for you!

Take the Prediabetes Risk Assessment Here.Then join us for a live Q & A with local health care practitioners.

This event has concluded, but you can view the November 30 event here: Let’s Talk Prediabetes event recording.

Stay tuned for information on the next prediabetes event coming up November 2021!

Mercy Medical Center Grand Rounds
August 21st Event Recording Available

Diabetes Prevention-What Really Works?

Speaker: Dr. Tejaswi Kompala
Clinical Fellow, Division of Endocrinology
University of California, San Francisco

For Any Grand Rounds Questions: Please e-mail Ronda Lundberg, CME coordinator at

Topic:  The burden of prediabetes and diabetes epidemics will continue to grow. In 2017-2018, 18% of Shasta County adults were diagnosed with diabetes and 20% with prediabetes. Evidence-based strategies for diabetes prevention exist; yet they are underutilized by patients and under recommended by providers. This talk will provide key information on diabetes prevention strategies.


This event has concluded, but you can view a recording of the presentation here Diabetes Prevention-What Really Works?


Turn it Around Shasta-Stop Diabetes Before it Starts
This Event has Concluded-August 26 Event Recordings Available

If you struggle with your weight, have a family history of diabetes, or have high blood sugar, this event is for you!

It's never too late to turn your health around.

Hear from keynote speaker Dr. T. Nanda Kumar about how you can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Hear testimonials from others like you about their journeys and how they have turned their health around.

Watch clips from the PBS documentary, Blood Sugar Rising. Diabetes and prediabetes affect more than 100 million people in the U.S., claiming more lives than cancer and HIV combined. Blood Sugar Rising puts human faces to these statistics.

Healthy cooking demonstration, featuring Chef Pam Buono of Bella Cucina. Chef Pam will show you how to prepare lentil soup using fresh, local ingredients and an easy vinaigrette dressing.

For lentil soup recipe, click here.
For vinaigrette recipe, click here.

Click here for event recordings.

See Blood Sugar Rising preview below.