The Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District has begun to offer free Diabetes Prevention Program classes to be held at 1702 Horne Road, in the Auditorium.

The classes are geared for people who are at high risk, family and friends who want to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. Classes will be held on Mondays from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. on the following dates:

August 17, 2015 (orientation and more information)August 24, 2015 (orientation and more information)September 14, 2015 through November 16, 2015

The classes are free and open to the public. You must call 361-826-7315 for registration, information and guidelines.

Persons who sign up for the class can receive a free Hgb A1C, body composition evaluation, and patient navigator assistance for community services.