You Can Take Control
Grace took control of her health by learning new tools for healthy living and reducing her risk for diabetes through the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program.
The Y Takes On Diabetes
A new health program being rolled out at YMCAs across the country shows the potential for a community-based organization to deliver a nationwide health-care intervention. Wall Street Journal, April 23, 2012
Daschle: Prevent Type 2 Diabetes, Cut Health Care Costs, Roll Call, Oct. 13, 2011
Diabetes prevention programs could save billions in health care costs, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Oct. 6, 2011
Nonprofit Innovators Battle Obstacles to Creative Solutions, Chronicle of Philanthropy, Oct. 6
YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program offers nutrition education, group support, St. Petersburg Times, Sept. 15, 2011
Fighting diabetes in St. Paul, one YMCA at a time, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Aug. 20, 2011
YMCA diabetes program targets at-risk adults, Arizona Republic, July 26, 2011
Y classes help fight diabetes, LaCrosse Tribune, June 23, 2011
Diabetes Prevention Program Fights Off Disease With Diet, Exercise, NY1, July 12, 2011
Getting the drop on diabetes: YMCA program aims for cost effectiveness in disease prevention, Marketwatch.com, October 6, 2009
Prevention Effort Targets Pre-Diabetics, Wall Street Journal, Nov. 18, 2009
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