GREATER WATERBURY YMCA: Diabetes Prevention

Information provided by: United Way of Connecticut

Diabetes Prevention Program is a group-based wellness program designed especially for people at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The program goals include reducing and maintaining weight loss and increasing physical activity for participants. In a group setting, a trained lifestyle coach helps participants learn skills for healthier lifestyles by healthy eating, increasing physical activity and other behavior modifications. After the initial sessions, participants meet monthly for up to a year for added support in maintaining their lifestyle changes.

Alias:
GREATER WATERBURY YMCA

Details

  • HoursM-F: 5am-9pm; January-May: Sat: 7am-5pm; Sun: 7:30am-3:30pm; June-September: M-F: 5am-9pm; Sat: 7am-3:30pm; Sun: 7:30am-2:30pm
  • Area(s) Served:CT - New Haven County - Beacon Falls, CT - Litchfield County - Bethlehem, CT - New Haven County - Cheshire, CT - New Haven County - Middlebury, CT - New Haven County - Naugatuck, CT - New Haven County - Prospect, CT - New Haven County - Southbury, CT - Li
  • Fees:Set fee; Discount for YMCA members; UnitedHealthcare members should check with their employer for program availability, or contact the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance to confirm eligibility at 1-800-237-4942.
  • Application Process:Call for more details and to see if you qualify for the program
  • Eligibility Requirements:Individuals with a BMI of 25 or greater and who have two or more of the following risk factors or have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes Risk factors include: Blood pressure of 140/90 or higher, High cholesterol levels, Age 18 years and older, Fairly inact

Phone Numbers

  • 203-754-9622 Voice

Web Site

Languages

  • Spanish
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Record last updated: Jan 7 2019 11:41PM

Locations

  • 136 West Main Street
    Waterbury, CT 06702