YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
Wellness Program - Diabetes
2175 Radio Dr, Woodbury, MN, 55125-9453
Distance: 1048 Miles
Travel Information: From I-94, south on Radio Drive; turn left at first intersection past Valley Creek Drive; turn right into parking lot of common area shared by library, Central Park, and the YMCA
Health and wellness education promotes healthy behaviors to reduce health risks, manage common conditions and prevent physical and mental health problems.
The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program uses a group lifestyle intervention designed to reduce the risk of diabetes in individuals with pre-diabetes or at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
Classes are offered throughout the Greater Twin Cities. Check their website for current locations.
- Private pay
- Sliding fee scale
- Older adults
In order to qualify for the program, you must be at least 18 years old, overweight and at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes or have been diagnosed with prediabetes. You do not need to be a YMCA member to participate.
For more information or to register call (612) 230-3487.
The cost for a full year access (16 weekly core sessions plus maintenance sessions) is $429. Pricing scholarships are available to participants with proof of low income.
Woodbury and surrounding communities, including Cottage Grove, Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Afton
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- Cora McCorvey YMCA 1015 4th Ave N, Minneapolis, MN, 55405-1189
- Dayton YMCA at Gaviidae - Downtown Minneapolis 651 Nicollet Mall, Ste 300, Minneapolis, MN, 55402-1609
- Eagan YMCA 550 Opperman Dr, Eagan, MN, 55123-1337
- Elk River YMCA 13337 Business Center Dr NW, Elk River, MN, 55330-4794
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- Hastings YMCA 85 Pleasant Dr, Hastings, MN, 55033-1648
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- Lino Lakes YMCA 7690 Village Dr, Lino Lakes, MN, 55014-1188
- New Hope YMCA 7601 42nd Ave N, New Hope, MN, 55427-1282
- Ridgedale YMCA - Minnetonka 12301 Ridgedale Dr, Minnetonka, MN, 55305-1904
- River Valley YMCA - Prior Lake 3575 N Berens Rd NW, Prior Lake, MN, 55379-5899
- Shoreview YMCA 3760 Lexington Ave N, Shoreview, MN, 55126-2915
- Southdale YMCA - Edina 7355 York Ave S, Edina, MN, 55435-4701
- St. Paul Downtown YMCA 194 6th St E, St. Paul, MN, 55101-1911
- St. Paul Eastside YMCA 875 Arcade St, St. Paul, MN, 55106-3295
- St. Paul Midway YMCA 1761 University Ave W, St. Paul, MN, 55104-3599
- West St. Paul YMCA 1426 E Mendota Rd, Inver Grove Heights, MN, 55077-3216
- White Bear Area YMCA 2100 Orchard Ln, White Bear Lake, MN, 55110-5447
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LH-2700.9500Wellness Programs Definition
Programs that offer individual and/or group sessions which assist participants to understand how their lifestyle impacts their physical and mental health and to develop personal practices that enhance their total well-being. Wellness programs are holistic and combine a variety of components which may include a general physical examination that is tailored to the individual's needs; an evaluation of the person's pattern of exercise, eating habits, sources of stress and other lifestyle elements that are potential risk factors; and the development and implementation of an individualized plan for prevention management and early intervention to optimize health and performance which may include physical fitness sessions, nutrition counseling, stress reduction techniques, biofeedback, practice in assuming responsibility for one's choices, and other specific measures for avoiding physical and mental health problems.
LT-1750.1750Diabetes Management Clinics Definition
Programs that help people of all ages who have juvenile or adult diabetes understand and manage their illness. Services may include screening programs for early identification of the condition and associated complications; establishment of a treatment regimen; patient education; and self-management skills development assistance which may focus on use of insulin and drugs to control blood sugar levels, blood glucose monitoring, dietary management in different environments (at home, at work, in school, while dining out), menu planning, the role of exercise in relation to food intake, hygienic measures such as foot care and ways to reduce the likelihood of diabetes-related complications which may include heart disease, kidney failure, amputation, nerve damage and blindness. Included are programs that provide comprehensive preventive, diagnostic and treatment services on an inpatient or outpatient basis as well as less formal programs that emphasize education and may provide any combination of supportive services such as case management, assistance in obtaining needed products and services, and assistance in following the prescribed treatment regimen. Diabetes is a chronic, incurable disease in which the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin to allow the body to adequately metabolize sugar.
PS-9800.9650Y Facilities Definition
Programs that provide for the spiritual, social, mental and physical development of children and youth and their families through a broad-based program which includes classes, recreational activities, fitness programs, leadership development opportunities, camping, youth clubs, parent-child programs, youth employment support services, cross-cultural exchange programs, community involvement opportunities and a variety of other activities that give participants a chance to develop a wide range of interpersonal relationships, strengthen family ties and to achieve a satisfying degree of personal growth.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YF-3000.2440-850Type 2 Diabetes Definition
A form of diabetes that generally develops in middle age or later and is characterized by inadequate use of insulin (whose levels are generally normal) rather than insufficient amounts of insulin or lack of insulin altogether. The onset of Type 2 diabetes is generally gradual, is often seen in patients who are overweight and may, in some cases, be hereditary.