Uniontown Area YMCA

1 YMCA Drive Uniontown, PA 15401
724.438.2584

Diabetes Prevention Program

Hours of Operation

Mon.-Thurs.: 5:00am – 9:30pm
Friday: 5:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday: 5:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am – 4:00pm
(October 1 through Memorial Day)
Closed: Good Friday, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day
Closed at Noon: Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve

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We have rescheduled our Basketball Camp- it will now be held August 7 & 9 at the Uniontown Area YMCA! If your children are between 8 and 15 and want to sharpen their hoop skills, this is the place to be!

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We at the Uniontown Area YMCA take child safety very seriously. We have a Nationally certified and accredited Presidium Child Safety Guardian at our YMCA. We participate in an annual risk analysis to learn how we can keep our youth even safer. We have been certified in compliance with the YMCA national child safety standards. The name of every YMCA member nationally is run through the national sex offender registry every night. Anyone who shows up on the registry has their membership immediately and irrevocably terminated to ensure our children are safe.

In addition, all of our employees, not just our child care employees, have been fingerprinted and have completed federal and state background checks, including obtaining federal and state clearances and child abuse clearances. All employees have at least three hours of child abuse recognition and reporting training and testing, and our child care workers have more! The safety of all children in our community is of paramount importance.
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3 days ago  ·  

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Contact Us:

Address:
1 YMCA Drive, Uniontown, PA 15401

Telephone:
724.438.2584

Email:
ginas@uniontownymca.org

The Uniontown Area YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is an intensive, lifestyle intervention program with two specific goals: to lose greater than 7% of your bodyweight and to increase your physical activity to 150 minutes per week.

Participants in the program experience 25 one hour sessions over the course of the year. Participants meet with a lifestyle coach weekly for the first 16 weeks, twice a month for the next two months, and once per month for the last six months of the program.

The Uniontown Area YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program uses a curriculum approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Uniontown Area YMCA is a provider registered with the CDC through its Diabetes Program Recognition Program (DPRP).  The program is open to all individuals who qualify, regardless of their insurance status. You do not need to be a YMCA member to participate.

To qualify you must be:

At least 18 years of age.

Overweight (BMI greater than or equal to 25).

At risk for or have been diagnosed with prediabetes:

Fasting Plasma Glucose 100-125 mg/dL or
2-hour Plasma Glucose 140-199 mg/dL or
A1c between 5.7% and 6.4% or
A previous diagnosis of gestational diabetes or
If a blood test is not available, a qualifying risk score based on a combination of risk factors including family history and age.

The program takes place in a private setting in the YMCA in a small group, supportive environment.

The Uniontown Area YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults at risk of developing 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 Institutes of Health has shown that programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of new cases of type two diabetes by 58%, and by 71% in adults over the age of 60.

Call 724.438.2584 and ask for Jacquelyn to obtain more information or to schedule an intake interview.