FCS Program Focus Area – Healthy Eating/Active Lifestyles . Dr. Virginie Zoumenou UMES/ Maryland Cooperative Extension 11/01/07. Situation. Obesity and Diabetes are reaching epidemic proportions in US . In 2006, diabetes prevalence was 8.0% in Maryland above 10% in 10 counties .
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Dr. Virginie Zoumenou
UMES/ Maryland Cooperative Extension
epidemic proportions in US .
1- Reduce childhood obesity
2- Prevent or delay type 2 diabetes by:
Early detection of people at risk (screening)
Educateindividuals at risk
3- Prevent or reduce complications among persons with diabetes:
Educate individualsdiagnosedwith diabetes.
to impact diabetes education
Funding may be available :
existing support groups
other extension educators
A collaborative program will be the ideal and beneficial for the clients
Access to the school systems
Pre-post tests in NDEP curriculum (end of sessions)
Pre-post test using strength of commitment tool (scores)
Pre and post of clinical test (if collaboration with healthcare professionals)
# or % of individuals (adult or youth) who demonstrate improvement in:
Healthy lifestyle (eating and exercise)
Strength of commitment
(The Strategic Alliance for Healthy Food and Activity Environments;
selected for their importance in individual and community health.