Healthy Living Programs

YMCA of Greater San Antonio

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The YMCA\'S Diabetes Prevention Program is a 12 month lifestyle program in which you meet for 16 weekly sessions, followed by 3 bi-weekly sessions and 6 monthly sessions all for one hour. This program provides a supportive environment where participants work together in small groups to learn about healthier eating and increasing their physical activity in order to reduce their risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. The program is lead by a trained Lifestyle Coach in a classroom setting utilizing a facilitation model. The primary goals of the program are to decrease their body wight by at least 7% and increase their physical activity to at least 150 minutes per week. \r\n\r\nThose interested can visit Diabeteshelpsa.com for more information.\r\n

Languages Offered:

English, Spanish

Time(s) of Day Offered:

Daytime, Evening, Weekday, Weekend

Program Setting:

Community, Worksite, School, Faith-Based

Service Area(s):

Downtown, Northwest, North Central, Northeast, East, Southeast, South, Southwest, West

Target Age(s):

  • Adults (21-55)
  • Seniors (55+)

Diabetes Focus:

  • Pre-Diabetes

Topics:

  • Healthy Eating
  • Exercise for Strength and Energy
  • Setting Goals
  • Dealing with Negative Emotions
  • Stress

Program Type/Format:

  • Group Education Series
  • Support Group

Address:

835 W. Southcross
San Antonio, TX 78211

Website:

http://Diabeteshelpsa.com

Phone:

210-404-0135

Email:

saraht@ymcasatx.org

Contact:

Sarah Tabbutt

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