ENERGIZE!, WakeMed’s community-based fitness and nutritional education program for teens and pre-teens, has been selected as one of three programs nationwide to qualify for recognition by the Department of Health & Human Services. We need your help to win this high-profile recognition. Please visit this web site to vote for ENERGIZE! Voters can only vote for a submission once between now and May 31.
ENERGIZE! Is a community based healthy lifestyle program for children and adolescents. ENERGIZE! participants are referred to the program by their physician if they have four of five risk factors for developing pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes. And, the program, which has helped almost 600 children, adolescents, and their families achieve and maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle in our community is free for participants. Want to learn more about ENERGIZE! or think your child might be a good candidate for the program? Please click here to learn more. And, don’t forget to vote for ENERGIZE! to win national recognition.