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Program Maintenance

Monthly maintenance sessions are an integral part of the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program. Once participants complete the weekly, core sessions they are encouraged to attend these meetings. Maintenance sessions provide an opportunity for participants to continue to work towards or maintain the program goals in a supportive group environment. The time between each monthly meeting … Continue reading Program Maintenance

Research & Resources

Research & Articles The Y Takes On Diabetes – article in WSJ by Jennifer Corbett Dooren More Evidence That Exercise Helps Fight Diabetes – article by Health Day News AMA Unveils First Phase of Improving Health Outcomes Initiative: Preventing Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Resources Center for Disease Control Collaborating to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their … Continue reading Research & Resources

Background & Results

According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes is a public health issue because the disease and its complications are largely preventable.  Diabetes prevalence continues to grow, increasing by almost 5% each year.  9.6% of Indiana adults have been diagnosed with diabetes, with the national average at 8.3%.  Hoosiers have a rate of undiagnosed diabetes of … Continue reading Background & Results

Community Impact

At the Y, strengthening community is our cause and as a result the Y makes accessible the support and opportunities that empower people and communities to learn, grow and thrive. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the community’s health and … Continue reading Community Impact