YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program INFO SESSION – Greater Somerset County YMCA

YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program INFO SESSION

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YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program INFO SESSION

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


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.

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program gives you the skills you need and the support you deserve to make lasting, healthy lifestyle changes:
  • Led by a trained Lifestyle Coach, participants will meet for 25 sessions delivered over the course of one year.
  • The goals of the program are to reduce your body weight by 7% and increase physical activity by 150 minutes per week.


  • March 2nd at 10 am – in English and Spanish
YMCA membership not required!
To see if you qualify or for more information, contact: Miriam Balbiani at [email protected]


The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a one-year, community-based, lifestyle intervention program for overweight adults who are at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

To participate, you must be:
  • 18 years or older,
  • Overweight (BMI ≥ 25)*, and
  • Diagnosed with prediabetes via one of three blood tests or a previous diagnosis of gestational diabetes.**
If you don’t have a blood test result, you must have a qualifying risk score. Take this quick test offered by the CDC to learn yours.


  • The 12-month YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program costs $429 per person and includes:
    • 26 one-hour sessions delivered over the course of a year
    • Weekly and biweekly sessions during the first 6 months followed by monthly sessions during the second 6 months to help maintain progress and stay motivated
    • A lifestyle coach for 12 months of education and support
    • Progress reports to your primary care physician
  • The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is available to ALL individuals who qualify, regardless of their insurance status.
  • A Y membership is not required for participation in this program.
  • Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.

The session starts on Tuesday, March 19th, at 6 pm!


Greater Somerset County YMCA complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

ATTENTION: If you speak English, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 1-877-652-1148 (TTY: 1-711-652-1148).
ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-877-652-1148 (TTY: 1-711-652-1148).

The Y is a leading nonprofit committed to improving the nation’s health. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please contact the Y for more information.

YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program (“YMCA’s DPP”) uses a CDC-approved curriculum and is part of the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program. YMCA of the USA offers access to YMCA’s DPP through a network of local YMCAs, and YMCA’s DPP may or may not be a covered benefit under your health insurance policy, worksite wellness program, Medicare Plan, or other applicable federally funded healthcare program. To find out whether YMCA’s DPP is covered under your policy and to determine any cost-sharing responsibilities, contact your insurance company, health plan administrator, wellness program sponsor, Medicare or Medicaid. Any dispute regarding coverage of YMCA’s DPP should be brought to your insurance provider or benefit program administrator. Neither YMCA of the USA nor any local YMCA warrants or guarantees any specific outcome for YMCA’s DPP participants with respect to diabetes prevention.


March 2
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Somerville YMCA
2 Green St
Somerville, NJ United States
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