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Madison Area YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program: New Class Starting in October

Sep 17, 2015

For more information:
Madison Area YMCA
Marketing & Communications Department
973.822-9622 ext. 2241
For immediate release through October 2015        

Madison Area YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program: New Class Starting in October 

(Madison, NJ) September 17, 2015 –The Madison Area YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is accepting applications for its next class that will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Family Center, located at 111 Kings Road in Madison, tentatively starting on October 13. Enrollments will be accepted through Monday, October 19. Y membership is not required for participation in the program.

86 million Americans have prediabetes; only 10 percent even know they have it. Without changing their lifestyles, 15 to 30 percent of this population will develop Type 2 diabetes within five years.

At the forefront to combat the disease, the Y’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a “lifestyle change” program that helps adults at high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, reduce their risk by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being. 

Please call Diabetes Prevention Program Coordinator Ellen Kranefuss at 973.822.9622 x2310 if you are interested in learning more about the class.

The Madison Area YMCA is a cause-driven charitable organization dedicated to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Y is inclusive of all people and offers programs and services that develop a healthy mind, body and spirit. The Madison Area YMCA offers enriching community wellness and health-enhancing programs as well as a range of youth sports, youth leadership programs, enrichment classes and a range of adult fitness classes.