National Diabetes Prevention Program

For those who have already registered…come in and make sure it’s a good fit for you!

 For those who are still on the fence about registering…come learn more about what the program is and what it can offer to you!

Take our Prediabetes Risk Test today!


This course is a year-long lifestyle change program. You’ll learn, laugh, share stories, try new things and build new habits — all while lowering your risk of type 2 diabetes and improving your heath.


For anyone who qualifies through our pre-screening process for being at risk for diabetes. Please fill out our PRE-SCREENING FORM and return by email to or at the Member Services Desk at the Y.


• Eat healthy without giving up all the foods you love
• Add physical activity to your life, even if you don’t think you have time
• Deal with stress
• Cope with challenges that can derail your hard work – like how to choose healthy food when eating out
• Get back on track if you stray from your plan – because everyone slips now and then


All classes will be held at the Mesabi Family YMCA


• 12 Weekly Sessions : Tuesdays from 6:00 – 7:00PM October 3 – December 5
• 6 Bimonthly Sessions: December 19 – March 27
• Monthly Sessions: Dates TBD


FREE – This class is regularly $429 but is being offered free by the Mesabi Family YMCA with support from Essentia Health and Healthy Northland.


Pre-diabetes screening forms are available at the Member Services Desk or online at MESABIYMCA.ORG.
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