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SOUTH SHORE YMCA

Diabetes Management Classes & Programs

For registration and a full list of current programs, contact Katelyn Szafir at kszafir@ssymca.org or 857-403-4708.

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+.

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. Non-member rates are available upon request.

YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program

This CDC-recognized 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).

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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