For more information about the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program, please:
- Email us
- Call us: at 315-474-6851 ext. 339
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
In a classroom setting, a trained lifestyle coach facilitates a small group of participants in learning about healthier eating, physical activity, and other behavior changes over the course of 16 one-hour sessions. After the initial 16 core sessions, participants meet monthly for added support to help them maintain their progress.
- Reduce body weight by 7%
- Increase physical activity to 150 minutes per week
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
In order to qualify for the program, you must be at least 18 years old, overweight (BMI > 25)* and at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes or have been diagnosed with prediabetes by a healthcare provider.
For more information about diabetes, please visit the American Diabetes Association.