YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program
Research has shown that by eating healthier, increasing physical activity and losing a small amount of weight, a person with pre-diabetes can prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 Diabetes by 58% overall and by 71% in individuals over age 60.
Lowering the risk with healthier choices
The YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program helps people at high risk for Type 2 diabetes reduce their risk by beginning and maintaining healthy lifestyles.
Why should I participate?
You will learn from a trained lifestyle coach how to make small changes that can help reduce your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.
People 18 years or older who are at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes.
How does it work?
Our year-long program begins with 16 weekly sessions to build momentum followed by three sessions held every other week and concluding with six monthly sessions.
What are the program goals?
- Lose at least 7 percent of your body weight
- Build up to 150 minutes of physical activity every week
Is there a program fee?
Yes, there is a fee. To learn more about fees, payment plans and financial assistance, please fill out our Diabetes Prevention Program Interest Form.
Upcoming Information SessionsRegister Now!
- Monday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. - Register Now!
Get started today
To lean more about DPP, register above for one of our information sessions. If you are unable to attend a session and have more questions, please fill out our Diabetes Prevention Program Interest Form. A copy of our Privacy Practices is also available here for download.Interest Form Doctor Referral Form (PDF) Privacy Practices