YMCA’s Diabetes Programs

The YMCA is committed to helping individuals with controlling and preventing diabetes. Our programs provide tools on living with diabetes in a small group setting.

YMCA’s Diabetes Programs

YMCA Diabetes Control

The YMCA’s Diabetes Control Program is for adults who currently have type 2 diabestes. You will learn tools on how to manage your diabetes.

The program is:
• Led by a trained Lifestyle Coach
• 12 weekly sessions

Program Qualifications:
• Have an HbA1c blood value of 6.5 or higher*
(*The YMCA can help you determine this number)

Program Goals:
• Reduce body weight
• Lower HbA1c blood value score
• Increase physical activity

Classes form based on participant availability.  For more information on current and upcoming classes, contact one of three way:

Are you a doctor referring patients?  Submit information here.

Upcoming Classes

Late August 2015 Downtown YMCA
Early September 2015 Chester Family YMCA
Early September 2015 Petersburg Family YMCA
Mid September 2015 Shady Grove Family YMCA

 

YMCA Diabetes Prevention

The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program is for adults who are at risk for type 2 diabetes. You will learn how to reduce your chances of developing the disease. The program is:

– Led by a trained Lifestyle Coach
– A one-year program
– 16 weekly sessions, then 8 monthly sessions

Program Qualifications:
– Have an HbA1c blood value of 5.7-6.4* and BMI of 25 or greater
(*The YMCA can help you determine this number)

Program Goals:

– Reduce body weight
– Lower HbA1c blood value score

Classes form based on participant availability.  For more information on current and upcoming classes, contact one of three way:

Are you a doctor referring patients?  Submit information here.

Upcoming Classes

July 27 2015
Registration taken through August 10
Northside Family YMCA
Mid September 2015 Petersburg Family YMCA (En Española)
View Schedules Online