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RESEARCH AND RESOURCES

IN THE NEWS

 

 

Free health screenings set for diabetes

Source: La Crosse Tribune, 2016


Medicare Proposal Takes Aim at Diabetes

Source: The New York Times, March 23rd 2016

 

Obesity Jump for La Crosse

Source: La Crosse Tribune, December 2015


Y Classes Help Fight Diabetes

Source: La Crosse Tribune


YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program Results Show Group Behavior Changes Can Improve Individual Health and Potentially Save Billions in Future Health Care Costs

Source: PR Newswire


The Y’s Take on Diabetes

Source: Wall Street Journal 

 

Prevent Type 2 Diabetes, Cut Health Care Costs

Source: Roll Call 

 

RESOURCES


American Diabetes Association

 

Center for Disease Control: Diabetes

 

Diabetes Local

 

Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance 

 

National Diabetes Education Program 

 

The Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

 

YUSA: Diabetes Prevention Program

 

PUBLICATIONS


Ackermann, Ronald, and David Marrero

"Adapting the Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Intervention for Delivery in the Community The YMCA Model"T
he Diabetes Educator. 33. no. 69 (2007): 69-78. http://tde.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstra ct/33/1/69 (accessed October 20, 2011)

 

Ackermann, Ronald, Emily Finch, Edward BrizendineLast, Honghong Zhou, and David Marrero "Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program into the Community The DEPLOY Pilot Study" American Journal of Preventive Medicine. (2008)

 

Amundson, Helen,  Marcene Butcher, Dorothy Gohdes, Taryn Hall, Todd Harwell, Steven Helgerson, Karl Vanderwood "Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program Into Practice in the General Community: Findings Fromthe Montana Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Prevention Program" The Diabetes Educator. 35. no. 209 (2009): 209-223

 

Berenson, Robert, John Holahan, Linda Blumberg, Randall Bovbjerg, Timothy Waidmann, Allison Cook, and Williams Aimee "How We Can Pay for Health Care Reform" Timely Analysis of Immediate Health Policy Issues. (2009): 10-11

 

Brink, Susan "The Diabetes Prevention Program" Health Affairs. 28. no. 1 (2009): 57-62

 

Knowler, William, Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, Sarah Fowler, Richard Hamman, John Lachin, Elizabeth Walker, and David Nathan "Reduction in the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes with Lifestyle Intervention or Metformin" The New England Journal of Medicine. 346. no. 6 (2002): 393-403

 

For more information or to enroll please contact: 

 

Martina Mellang 

Community and Prevention Program Director

mmellang@laxymca.org 

(608) 519-5473.