One out of every three adults in America has Prediabetes.
Prediabetes is when someone has higher than normal blood glucose levels, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
Nearly 90 percent of people with prediabetes don’t know they have it – and therefore don’t know they’re also at increased risk for serious, long-term health issues like type 2 diabetes, heart attack and stroke. The good news is that prediabetes can be reversed. The sooner a person is diagnosed and takes action, the more likely they’ll be able to reverse it and prevent or delay the onset of type 2
The following schools open early on most school days for indoor morning student walking: Northlake Elementary and Scholar Academy. Check with the school for more information.
The following schools are working with LFTC on student health and wellness initiatives for the 2017-2018 school year: Bonneville Academy, Grantsville High School, Middle Canyon Elementary, Northlake Elementary, Overlake Elementary, Scholar Academy, Sterling Elementary and Vernon Elementary
Mini-grants are available for local businesses interested in “making the healthy choice an easy choice at work”.
Businesses currently working with us:
Anna Smith Elementary, Blue Peak High, Copper Canyon Elementary, Early Learning Center, Grantsville Elementary, Middle Canyon Elementary, Northlake Elementary, Old Mill Elementary, Overlake Elementary, Rose Springs Elementary, Stansbury High, Sterling Elementary, Tooele County School District, Tooele County Sheriff’s Department, Tooele High, Tooele Jr. High, and Willow Elementary
To learn more about workplace wellness, visit choosehealth.utah.gov
If you are interested in working together on a mini-grant, please “contact us”.
Smelter Road has been repaved and now includes an 8′ walking/biking paved path on both the north and south sides of the road.
To unite individuals and organizations in Tooele County with the common purpose of addressing a healthier lifestyle; to educate and empower citizens to make healthy choices; and to identify existing physical fitness, nutrition, and support resources and help create new resources in our community.
Tooele County citizens working together and utilizing local resources to make healthy lifestyle choices leading to increased physical activity, better nutrition and health, and improved quality of life.
Reshaping our community so the healthy choice is an easy choice at home, school, work, and in the community.