diabetes prevention

The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County is offering a free prevention program for people who are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

Local Medical Clinic Enrolls Patients In Pre-Diabetes Trial

Apr 17, 2018
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Forty-six patients with pre-diabetes at Grace Medical Home in Orlando are participating in a yearlong study of diabetes prevention. 

A diabetes prevention program being tested by the YMCA of the USA has proved successful at reducing the risk of developing the disease, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.

So the Obama administration wants Medicare to pay for the services for beneficiaries at high risk of developing diabetes.

YMCA Takes on Diabetes

Feb 16, 2013
Wall Street Journal

The nation's YMCA's have tackled an enormous challenge: diabetes prevention.

Preliminary research indicates the Y program can be successful combining exercise, dieting and individual counseling, as The Wall Street Journal reports.  Some insurers and employers are providing funding.