YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne


Services: The Diabetes Prevention Program is part of the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program, and is nationally supported by the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention • Helps those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle to reduce their chances of developing this disease • Trained Lifestyle coaches help participants learn about healthy eating, physical activity and other behavior changes • 16 core sessions held weekly plus 8 monthly maintenance sessions

Address:
347 West Berry Street, Suite 500
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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Phone:
260-918-2148

URL:
www.fwymca.org/ydpp.php

Hours:
Call for information

Fees:
• United Healthcare members should check with their employer for program eligibility or call Diabetes Prevention Control for eligibility at 1-800-237-4942
• Covered by some additional insurances
• Financial assistance available to those who qualify – sliding scale fee based on ability to pay

Eligibility:
• Call 260-918-2148 for information
• 18 years or older
• Overweight (BMI 25 or higher)
• At risk for developing type 2 diabetes
• Have been diagnosed with prediabetes by a healthcare provider
• No U.S. government issued ID needed

Additional Information:
Classes meet at various community locations – call for more information
Spanish and Burmese interpretation available.  Hours vary.  Call to confirm availability.

 

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