Participants will work with trained staff from the YMCA and CHI Health to increase
their physical activity and learn how to improve other aspects of their current
lifestyle to better manage their diabetes. Participants will receive individual attention
in a group setting, creating a safe and fun environment to reach their goals.
13 Week Program with 2 month Follow up
CHI Health Diabetes Education is a 13-week program consisting of eight, one-hour classes led by diabetes educators. You’ll also participate in two guided physical activity sessions per week, led by certified YMCA personal trainers.
- Small group training with YMCA or CHI Wellness Services personal trainers
- Diabetes coaching from CHI Health diabetes educators
- A1c testing
- Body Composition Analysis (via Bioelectrical impedance)
- Fitness Assessments (strength and endurance)
- Free household membership to the YMCA during 13 week program
- Logbook (will be used to record food, drink, physical activity, and blood
The more you know the more you can save on diabetes medications, emergency
room, and doctor visits, complications and other medical expenses. With the
combined packaging of our program you are not only saving on costs but creating a
better quality of life for you and your family.
Diabetes Education is typically covered by Medicare, Medicaid, HSA and Pay flex
accounts, and many other insurance companies. We also offer a self-pay option and,
if applicable, financial assistance.
Your doctor will need to complete an ambulatory diabetes education referral
through EPIC or use the referral form included in the flyer. For more information, dates, or to get
registered contact Diabetes Education at 402-717-3422 or email@example.com
Group classes are jointly held at hospital locations and YMCAs. Download the flyer to get the schedule and referral form.
Cost: Please call for the current fee for the classes. Medicare and many
other insurance plans cover the cost of the program. Fee structure is subject
to change. Please check with your insurance company about coverage before registering.
Individual instruction also is available. Please call the office for more information.