The YMCA, Learn, Grow, Thrive

Diabetes Prevention Program

You can take control of your life.

The YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program is evidence-based and uses a group lifestyle intervention designed to reduce the risk of diabetes in individuals with pre-diabetes or at high risk for type-2 diabetes. 


About the Program
Do I Qualify
Program Testimonials 
Contact Information



We start new classes throughout the year and class locations vary between La Crosse and Onalaska.

For You 

You DO NOT need a doctors referral to enroll

You DO NOT need to be a YMCA member to enroll


For information about new sessions and program fee's contact:

Martina Mellang, MPH, CHES

Community and Prevention Program Director

(608) 519-5473. 

Click here for a Diabetes Prevention Program Brochure