March 2016. The YMCA of Greater New Orleans offers a Diabetes Prevention Program to help overweight adults at risk for type 2 diabetes reduce their risk for developing the disease by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being. Research by the National Institute of Health has shown that programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of new cases of type 2 diabetes by 58% and 71% in adults over the age of 60.

 

Learn more about how you can help your patients  by visiting http://www.ymcaneworleans.org