SOUTH SHORE YMCA

NEW! Virtual Diabetes Prevention Program

Come join our CDC Fully Recognized YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program - Virtual Meetings 2021 on Thursdays from 10am - 11am starting October 14th.

This program provides a supportive environment where participants work together to learn about healthier eating and increasing their physical activity in order to reduce their risk for developing diabetes.

To register or for more information – please contact: Karen O’Connor at KOconnor@ssymca.org

Diabetes Management Classes & Programs

The following are some of the diabetes classes and programs that are available as part of South Shore YMCA membership. Non-member rates are available upon request.

For registration and a full list of current programs, contact Katelyn Szafir, Director of Medical Wellness, at kszafir@ssymca.org or 857-403-4706.

My Life, My Health: Diabetes Self-Management Education

This free 6-week workshop, developed by Stanford University Medical Center, is an evidence based self-management program for those living with or caring for someone with diabetes or pre-diabetes to learn skills to prevent, manage and cope with the disease. Ages 18+. FREE program for members and non-members

Diabetes / Pre-Diabetes

For individuals who are pre-diabetic or living with the disease, this class will get you moving with structured workouts to fit your needs. Meet one-to-one with a trainer to design a strength and cardio exercise plan just for you. Included with SSYMCA Membership.

YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program

This program provides a supportive environment where participants work together in a small group to learn about healthier eating and increasing their physical activity in order to reduce their risk for developing diabetes. The 12-month program, led by a trained Lifestyle Coach in a classroom setting, begins with 16 weekly sessions followed by monthly maintenance. Classes are one hour in length. Ages 18+. Included with SSYMCA Membership. Free for Non-members upon physician referral ($429.00 value).

Ready to Register?

For registration and a full list of current programs, contact Katelyn Szafir, Director of Medical Wellness, at kszafir@ssymca.org or 857-403-4706.

THE DOCTOR TOLD ME I HAD PRE-DIABETES – I DIDN’T KNOW WHAT TO DO. THE DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM AT SSYMCA CHANGED MY LIFE. I LOST 30 POUNDS, A1-C IS DOWN, AND I AM NO LONGER PRE-DIABETIC.

-CAROLE

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