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 316.219.9622 ext. 5566. 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 316.264.4066 ext. 5566.

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.