REDEFINE YOUR HEALTH, TRANSFORM YOUR LIFEThe YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a one-year long lifestyle modification program that assists adults at risk for type 2 diabetes reduce their risk for developing the disease through making changes that will improve their overall health and well-being. Program participants learn strategies for increasing physical activity, healthy eating, and losing a modest amount of weight. Research conducted by the National Institutes of Health has proven that programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of new cases of type 2 diabetes by 58% and 71% in adults over age 60. How It Works
- A yearlong program consisting of 25 sessions
- Facilitated by a trained Lifestyle Coach
- Occurs in a supportive group of 8 to 15 participants who encourage one another to stay motivated in maintaining progress towards program goals
- Reduce total body weight by 7%
- Increase physical activity to 150 minutes per week
The Greater Scranton & Wilkes-Barre Family YMCAs comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
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