Ages: 18 and older
Please contact Kara Federonick for information on sessions and schedules.
The goal of the YMCAs Diabetes Prevention program is to help you reduce your risk of developing Diabetes. Options for payment include: a variety of grants, scholarships, third party payors, and self-pay. Please contact us to see what fee coverage you might be eligible for. If you are a St. Luke’s employee or spouse of a St. Luke’s employee and are covered by the St. Luke’s Employee Health Care Plan you could qualify for up to $200’s in rebates on the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program. To determine if you are eligible, please check your employee Benefits Highlight Booklet or call the St. Luke’s benefits department for more information and eligibility criteria. Covered by Select Health® for those who are fully insured (small and large), Federal employees, and individual.
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This program has two goals:
- Reduce body weight by 7%
- Increase physical activity to 150 minutes a week
The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is an evidence-based program designed to help people with a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The yearlong program uses behavior modification techniques to help you adopt a healthy lifestyle by eating healthier foods, increasing physical activity and losing a modest amount of weight, together these positive changes help reduce your chances of developing the disease. Based on research funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program may reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes by 58 percent.
NOW ENROLLING for sessions in the following communities:
- Treasure Valley (Boise, Meridian, Caldwell)
- Mountain Home
- Twin Falls
- Wood River Valley
Contact Kara Federonick for more information and a FREE consultation at (208) 344 5502 ext 207 or via email at email@example.com.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND PAYMENT PLANS ARE AVAILABLE!
The Treasure Valley Family Y believes that every child is of promise. Therefore, no one is denied Y services due to the inability to pay. For more information please visit our Financial Assistance page.
People with health insurance should check with their employer for program availability as a covered benefit, or contact the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance to confirm eligibility at 1-800-237-4942.
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