January 2016

Diabetes Prevention Program gets recognized by CDC

Losing weight and being healthier are at the top of everyone's New Year's resolutions. The American Diabetes Association, American Medical Association, Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ad Council Join Forces to Reduce the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes, One of the Nation's Biggest Public Health Crises Today. The campaigned launched January, 2016, and has simple but strong message. No one is excused from prediabetes. Take a short online test to determine if you are at risk. If you are at risk, the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA is now recognized by the CDC as a mapped resource. We have trained staff that run a Diabetes Prevention Program. Contact Heidi Draisey at 752-8658 for information.