About the Program
||In the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program a trained lifestyle coach facilitates a small group of adults to discuss behavior changes that can improve the health of participants. The program consists of 25 one-hour sessions delivered over the course of a year.
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Research has shown that YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of new cases of type 2 diabetes by as much as 58% and by 71% among adults aged 60 years or older.
The Y Can HelpIf you are at risk for developing diabetes, YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program can help. Find out if a Y near you runs the program.