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Diabetes Education

Diabetes and prediabetes are common health problems affecting our area. Diabetes can lead to heart disease, stroke, amputations, kidney disease, and blindness. 

Diabetes Prevalence in our Area, based upon 2017
Kentucky Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey

One in eight, or 33,000 adults in the Barren River District's eight-county area have diagnosed diabetes. An additional 7,700 people have undiagnosed diabetes. One in four people in our area have diabetes and don’t even know it! 

diabetes BRADD 2017 KY Behavioral Risk F

Barren- 12%

Butler- 12%

Edmonson- 17%

Hart- 8%

Logan- 8%

Metcalfe- 15%

Simpson- 15%

Warren- 9%

District average= 12%

Kentucky average= 13%

National median= 10.5%

Prevalence of Diagnosed in our Area, based upon
2017 
Kentucky Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey

Diabetes BRADD 2017 KY Behavioral Risk F

One in ten adults in Kentucky have been diagnosed with prediabetes. It is estimated that 1 in 3 adults have undiagnosed prediabetes. In the Barren River area, this would mean around 92,000 adults are at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.

Are You at Risk?

· Overweight

· 45 and older

· Physically Inactive

· Prediabetes

· Family History


Upcoming Events

  • Healthy Living with Diabetes - Hart Co.
    বৃহস্পতি ০২ ফেব্রুয়ারী
    ০২ ফেব ৯:০০ AM – ০৩ ফেব ৫:০০ PM
    Munfordville, 500 Aa Whitman Rd, Munfordville, KY 42765, USA
    Get the latest information on taking care of your diabetes. Develop a healthy eating and activity plan that works for you. Get tips on taking medication and reducing your risks for short and long-term complications.

Contact Barbara Cruse to register at (270) 781-8039 ext. 219 or barbara.cruse@barrenriverhealth.org.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY:

  • Munfordville, Dec. 30th.

  • ​Bowling Green, Jan. 13th.

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