For program info call 443-523-1700
Diabetes Prevention Program
The National Diabetes Prevention Program returns to Somerset County. The free program includes 16 weekly sessions followed by 6 months of follow-up sessions with a health coach. Successful participants can expect to lose at least 5% of their body weight and reduce their risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases. Learn how to eat better, plan healthy meals, increase physical activity and manage weight loss. Registration is required. There are currently no Diabetes Prevention Program classes happening.
For More Information, Contact:
Somerset County Health Department
Helpful Links & Information About Diabetes Prevention
healthy somerset garden project
In partnership with the Eastern Correctional Institute, an inmate garden was established to provide locally grown and organic fruits and vegetables. Thanks to ECI and various community partners more than 42,800 pounds of fresh produce have been given to families in need throughout Somerset County.
healthy somerset garden project recipes
A healthy diet is essential for good health and nutrition. It protects you against many chronic noncommunicable diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Eating a variety of foods and consuming less salt, sugars and saturated and industrially-produced trans-fats, are essential for healthy diet. Check out some of these nutritious and delicious recipes:
healthy somerset garden project news spotlight:
July 16, 2019 by Dani Bozzini
delmarvanow: Feeding local families, ECI inmates grow thousands of pounds of organic produce each year
Physical Activity in Somerset County
Get out and explore Somerset County on some of the most unique trails on the Eastern Shore. With the Somerset County’s Original Trail Mix you can find the best places across the county to be active! From walking, hiking, biking, or paddling, there is always
something to explore. For more information check out the official Trail Mix website at www.somersettrailmix.com or download the Trail Mix app to get all the info at your fingertips. It’s free on Android or Apple devices. Follow us on Facebook at ‘Somerset County Original Trail Mix’.