Diabetes Prevention Program

When:
Every Monday

Time: 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Address:
The Brunswick Center at Leland
121 Town Hall Drive
Leland, North Carolina 28451
United States

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Phone:
910-251-9622 x274

Website:
http://www.its-go-time.com/spring-into-health

Contact Name:
Bridget Carroll

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Description

The Leland Senior Center and the YMCA are teaming up to provide the Diabetes Prevention Program, a program based upon proven strategies to help individuals reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Goals include weight loss, increased physical activity, improved nutrition and stress reduction. Y membership is NOT required to participate.

If any of the following apply, you may be at risk for type 2 diabetes and meet the requirements to participate in the program:
- Overweight (BMI ≥ 25 or ≥ 23 if Asian)
- Above-normal blood sugar levels (prediabetes)
- Family history of diabetes
- Not physically active
- Hypertension
- History of gestational diabetes

HOW IT WORKS
- Contact the YMCA Program Coordinator to see if you qualify or ask your physician for a referral
- Attend 25, one-hour, small-group classroom sessions over the course of a year
- Get support with physical activity with a free 4-month YMCA membership
- Work towards weight loss and physical activity goals with the help of a supportive Lifestyle Coach

Free. Sponsored by the Brunswick Wellness Coalition.

TO REGISTER OR FOR QUESTIONS
Contact Bridget Carroll, Program Coordinator, 910-251-9622 x274 or email bridget.carroll@ymcasenc.org