Diabetes Prevention Program

Diabetes Prevention Program

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program (YDPP) is a lifestyle change program proven to reduce the number of cases of Type 2 Diabetes by 58% for adults, and by 71% for seniors.

In YDPP, you will spend a year surrounded by a group of supportive people with common goals who care about your well-being.

Program Description:

  • Evidence-based program
  • CDC approved curriculum
  • Small group supportive environment
  • 25 FUN sessions delivered over ONE YEAR – 16 weekly, 3 every-other week, and 6 monthly sessions
  • Facilitated by a certified lifestyle coach.

Goals:

  • Lose 5 -7 percent of body weight
  • Gradually increase physical activity 150 weekly minutes
  • Healthy eating
  • Portion control

Eligibility:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Overweight with BMI of 25 or greater
  • Diagnosed with prediabetes via one of the three blood test or previous diagnosis of gestational diabetes

Fee:

  • $25.00 ($429 value)
  • Includes a 6 month adult YMCA membership

Location:

  • Virtual

For York County clients, contact Kyle Almoney at [email protected] or call 717-843-7884 ext. 248 for more info

For Lancaster County clients, contact Jessica Rodriguez at [email protected] or call 717-464-4000 x1220

Click here to download a fillable referral form!