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Prevent Diabetes

Can you measure a healthy life? Sure, you can— by the cup, the ounce, and the block. If you’re at risk for type 2 diabetes, you can make small, measurable, changes that can reduce your risk and help you live a happier, healthier life.

CHANGE IS TOUGH—WE CAN HELP

Let’s face it, if change were easy, we’d all do it. You’ve spent years developing habits that you can’t expect to change overnight. It’s tough.

We can help.

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program gives you the skills you need and the support you deserve to make lasting healthy lifestyle changes.

Did you know?

THE GOOD NEWS
Lifestyle changes such as eating healthier, increasing physical activity and losing a modest amount of weight can prevent or delay development of type 2 diabetes in those at high risk for the disease. The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can help you adopt and maintain these healthy habits to reduce your risk and ensure that you can live life to its fullest.

ACT NOW

  1. Take this risk assessment and see if you might be at risk
  2. Find out how to change for a healthier future here in Silicon Valley

 ->FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE YMCA'S DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM, CONTACT:

Sharon Cardenas
408-351-6487
ymcadpp@ymcasv.org

The YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-led National Diabetes Prevention Program and is nationally supported by the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance.

People with health insurance provided by United Healthcare should check with their employer about the availability of this program as a covered benefit, or contact the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance to confirm eligibility at 1-800-237-4942.

YMCA of Silicon Valley (“YMCA”) and the National Council of Young Men's Christian Association of the United States of America (“YMCA of the USA”), have made a commitment to collaborate on efforts to support a national movement to increase awareness and take measures to prevent diabetes and its complications among groups at risk, and to help support treatment outcomes for individuals who have confirmed diagnoses or indications of prediabetes by promoting an effective lifestyle change. The parties referenced above do not warrant or guarantee any specific outcomes for program participants, with respect to diabetes prevention.

For more information about the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program, click here.

   
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