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Fairfax County YMCA in Reston Diabetes Prevention Program

Fairfax County YMCA in Reston Diabetes Prevention Program

Branch of the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington. Provides a number of fitness and wellness programs for individuals, families, children and seniors. YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program. Als

Branch of the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington. Provides a number of fitness and wellness programs for individuals, families, children and seniors. YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program. Also runs before and after school child care, day camps and summer camps.

YMCA Fairfax County Reston
12196 Sunset Hills Rd
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 742-8800
Resource Area: local
Updated: 01/28/2018  [ 67748 ] 

YMCA Loudoun County Diabetes Prevention Program

YMCA Loudoun County Diabetes Prevention Program

Branch of YMCA of Metropolitan Washington Program Center

Branch of the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington. Program Center. Also runs before and after school child care, day camps and summer camps.

YMCA Loudoun County Program Center
26B Fairfax Street, SE
Leesburg, VA 20175
(703) 777-9622
Resource Area: local
Updated: 01/28/2018  [ 67749 ] 

Altavista Area YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

Altavista Area YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

Programs such as YMCA?s Diabetes Prevention Program can help people with prediabetes and/or at risk for type 2 diabetes reduce their risk.

Programs such as YMCA?s Diabetes Prevention Program can help people with prediabetes and/or at risk for type 2 diabetes reduce their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 58%. The reduction was even greater among adults aged 60 years or older with 71% according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

How the program works?

The YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program is part of CDC led National Diabetes Prevention Program. It gets to the root of the diabetes epidemic by helping those at high risk of developing the disease make lifestyle changes. The program focuses on healthy eating, physical activity and weight management.

Participants in the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program meet in a classroom setting as a group with a trained YMCA lifestyle coach for 16 weekly core sessions. During the sessions, they learn how to make healthier food choices, how to incorporate more physical activity into their daily routine and how to manage a healthy weight. After the initial 16 core sessions, participants meet monthly for added support to help them maintain their progress.

Altavista Area YMCA
718 7th St
Altavista, VA 24517
(434) 369-9622
Resource Area: local
Updated: 01/28/2018  [ 67751 ] 

Diabetes Prevention Program, Alleghany Highlands YMCA

Diabetes Prevention Program, Alleghany Highlands YMCA

Programs such as YMCA?s Diabetes Prevention Program can help people with prediabetes and/or at risk for type 2 diabetes reduce their risk.

Programs such as YMCA?s Diabetes Prevention Program can help people with prediabetes and/or at risk for type 2 diabetes reduce their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 58%. The reduction was even greater among adults aged 60 years or older with 71% according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

How the program works?

The YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program is part of CDC led National Diabetes Prevention Program. It gets to the root of the diabetes epidemic by helping those at high risk of developing the disease make lifestyle changes. The program focuses on healthy eating, physical activity and weight management.

Participants in the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program meet in a classroom setting as a group with a trained YMCA lifestyle coach for 16 weekly core sessions. During the sessions, they learn how to make healthier food choices, how to incorporate more physical activity into their daily routine and how to manage a healthy weight. After the initial 16 core sessions, participants meet monthly for added support to help them maintain their progress.

Alleghany Highlands YMCA
101 YMCA Way
Covington, VA 24426
(540) 962-9622
Resource Area: local
Updated: 01/28/2018  [ 67752 ] 

Piedmont Family YMCA Inc. Diabetes Prevention Program

Piedmont Family YMCA Inc. Diabetes Prevention Program

Health and wellness programs

The Y’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a community-based lifestyle improvement program for adults with prediabetes. Its purpose is to empower adults with lasting lifestyle changes that will improve their overall health and reduce their chance of developing type 2 diabetes. Participants gather in a relaxed classroom setting and work together in small groups to learn how to incorporate healthier eating and moderate physical activity into their daily lives. Based on research funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, programs like the YMCA's diabetes prevention program reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Piedmont Family YMCA Inc.
233 Fourth Street, N.W.
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 974-9622
Resource Area: local
Updated: 01/28/2018  [ 67754 ] 

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