Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Use the Search box below to find workshops in your area. They take place in community settings like community and senior centers, libraries, and places of worship across California. You can explore what happens in the various workshops by clicking on the PROGRAMS button at the top of this page. One thing that they all have in common? They’re fun, sociable, and will help you on the path to living your best life. We promise!

Find a Workshop

You can search for programs in two ways.

1. Click on the COUNTY search and either type in your county name or use the scrolling bar to locate it from the list. Then click the yellow SEARCH button. This will bring up ALL available workshops in your county, or

2. Enter your address or zip code and select a radius of up to 20 miles. Then click the yellow SEARCH button. This will bring up all the workshops within that geographic area.

If you have any questions about workshops, please reach out to us through the CONTACT US page.

YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program – Westside Family YMCA

Home » YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program – Westside Family YMCA
Workshop Type:
Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
Workshop Date:
August 24, 2016 - August 16, 2017
Workshop Time:
06:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Los Angeles
11311 La Grange Ave, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Los Angeles
California, USA

Did you know that the YMCA offers a Diabetes Prevention Program that helps participants learn proven ways for healthy living? An estimated 86 million American adults have prediabetes (1 in 3 adults), yet 9 out of 10 people with prediabetes don’t know they have it. Prediabetes means a person’s blood sugar level is higher than normal, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as diabetes. Individuals who are overweight (BMI >25), sedentary, or have a family history of diabetes may be at increased risk for developing serious health problems such as Type 2 Diabetes, stroke and heart disease. The sooner people find out they have prediabetes and take action, the better their chances of preventing Type 2 Diabetes.

Fortunately, your L.A. Y is here to help!

Our Diabetes Prevention Program is part of the Centers for Disease Control Diabetes Prevention program and is also endorsed by the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance. Research conducted by the National Institutes of Health has proven that programs like ours can reduce the number of cases of type 2 diabetes by almost 60%. With us by your side, you’ll receive the best possible support and advice.

Our unique program is classroom-based, led by a trained Lifestyle Coach and delivered over a 12-month period. By dividing participants into groups, you will receive personal instruction during the initial 16 weekly sessions, as well as during your follow-up monthly maintenance.

We’ll teach you ways to eat healthier, increase physical activity and how to make other changes to improve your overall health and well-being. Lifestyle changes like this can prevent or delay development of Type 2 diabetes for those at high risk.

Session Topics Include:

  • Ways to Eat Less Fat
  • Tip the Calorie Balance
  • Take Charge of What’s around you
  • Problem Solving
  • Four Keys to Healthy Eating Out
  • You Can Manage Stress
  • Ways to Stay Motivated

Would you like to join us?

If this sounds like the perfect program for you, first, check with your health insurance provider to see if they cover the cost as part of the benefits they offer.  If you’re employed in a full-time or part-time position, also check with your Human Resources Department, or contact the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance at 1-800-237-4942.

Even if the program is not yet available through your insurance company, you can still participate!

For additional information regarding the program, fees or benefits, please contact Chad Monk,, or (213)507-0846.

YMCA locations throughout Los Angeles are taking enrollments for current and upcoming classes to help support you to make healthy changes for you and your family. We hope you will use this program as a valuable resource and we look forward to providing you with the tools and support needed to make life-long changes.

Sign Up Now

YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program – Westside Family YMCA


Workshop Contact:

Chad Monk
Westside Family YMCA
Email Address:

Send message to listing owner