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  • Details

  • 5/29/19
  • 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
  • Free
  • Ages 18+
  • Categories

  • Health/Fitness
  • Educational

Event Description

Change is tough - we can help. Come learn more about the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program and start a new journey with support this summer.

THE YMCA's DIABETES PREVENTION IS NOW COVERED BY MEDICARE PART B. Self-pays who do not have Part B plans are also welcome and there is financial assistance available to ALL incomes levels.

The YMCA DPP program is a CDC recognized, evidence-based program and can reduce your risk of developing diabetes by 53-71% through simple lifestyle changes and peer support over the course of one year.

The information session will cover program goals, class structure, program fee, scholarships, ideas for healthy eating and finding a fitness routine that works for you.

The information session is FREE and there is no obligation to sign up for the class.

Diabetes Prevention Prevention Information Session
Wednesday, May 29 Mercy Health Plaza 10:30-11:30am

Diabetes Prevention Prevention First Class
Wednesday, June 5th Mercy Health Plaza 10:30-11:30am

Questions or registration contact Emmaly at or (319) 775-0450. Pre-registration is not required but welcomed. If the time and day do not work for you, contact Emmaly to be put on the waitlist.

Qualifications for the program:
A1C 5.7-6.4%, Fasting Glucose or 100-125 or take risk survey through the link.