On Saturday, March 24th A Diabetes Prevention and Heart Disease Education Day was held in the Hall of Fame Room. Preventing Type 2 diabetes was presented in the way of crafts, activities and games to youth in our sports, dance and swim programs. Taylor Wiseman, a Medical Student rotating at Frederick Memorial Hospital hosted the event and it was well received. The Y is currently undergoing assessments and training to offer the Diabetes Prevention Program through the YMCA. A tentative date to begin the program is January, 2019. Look for more “Lunch and Learn” opportunities at the downtown Y on our website, flyers and information TV’s throughout the facility.
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