Disease Management | GREATER WICHITA YMCA

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Disease Management

Helping you live better

Diabetes Prevention Program
If you’re at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes, this program can help you adopt a healthier lifestyle to reduce your chances of developing the disease. This year-long program is based on research funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, and features a 16-week lifestyle intervention focusing on nutrition and physical activity in a classroom based setting along with ongoing monthly maintenance sessions.

More information | Download the brochure.
Contact our Intake Coordinator or call 316.776.8178. Fees apply.

Are you at risk for diabetes? Take our online self-assessment to find out


"It's been 150 days since my first DPP class. I find myself with 12% less of myself and with a million times the passion and excitement for life." - Donna, 2015 Diabetes Prevention Program Participant | Read her story

This FREE program for cancer survivors focuses on healing the whole person. Participants work with trained Y staff to build muscle mass and strength, increase flexibility and endurance, and improve functional ability while enhancing their emotional well-being in a supportive community.

Learn more | Contact our Intake Coordinator or call 316-776-8183.

Individuals living with chronic conditions such as arthritis, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy and Multiple Sclerosis can work with ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine certified) trainers or may participate in a variety of YMCA water/land group exercise and fitness programs.

Browse group exercise classes or contact your Fitness Director for program options.