For over 170 years, YMCAs have united around healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. Today, the Y is a leading voice on health and well-being. At the YMCA of Montclair, our chronic disease programs for multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and cancer survivors are run by certified instructors who have undergone specialized training to deal with these specific health issues.
DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM
This program helps adults at high risk of developing type-2 diabetes reduce their risk for developing the disease by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being. In a virtual setting, a trained lifestyle coach will facilitate a small group of participants in learning about healthier eating, physical activity, and other behavior changes over a 12-month period. Free to members.
- Small group, supportive environment
- Learn about healthier eating & increasing physical activity to reduce risk
- 1 year program—16 weekly sessions, 3 Bi-weekly sessions, and 5 monthly sessions
- Reduce body weight by 7%
- Increase physical activity to 150 minutes per week