The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps you take control of your health by adopting habits to reduce your chances of developing type 2 diabetes and improve your overall health and well-being. Research by the National Institute of Health has proven that programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of cases of type 2 diabetes by nearly 60%.
Our year-long program provides 25 one-hour sessions. A trained lifestyle coach will help you get started with physical activity, overcoming stress, staying motivated and other behavioral changes.
Contact Keisha Lockhart for more information at (641) 752-8658, ext. 224.
If you are at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes, and are ready to make small changes towards a healthier lifestyle - SIGN UP TODAY!
HOW IT WORKS
This year-long program consists of one hour sessions in a small group setting held at the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA. Each class is led by a trained Lifestyle Coach. Throughout the year you will learn strategies needed to reduce your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and live a happier, healthier life.
DO YOU QUALIFY?
To participate in the program, you must be:
· 18 years or older,
· Overweight (BMI ≥25), and
· Diagnosed with prediabetes via one of three blood test (A1C, Fasting Plasma Glucose, or 2-Hour Plasma Glucose) or a previous diagnosis of gestational diabetes.
If you don’t have a blood test result, you must qualify via risk score.
SPECIAL FUNDING AVAILABLE!
Grant funding is currently available to offset a portion of participant cost for the September 2018 class. Funding is limited to the first fifteen participants.
HOW TO ENROLL
Contact Keisha Lockhart at 641.752.8658.