Diabetes Fit

Exercise and healthy eating for better health

  • Diabetes Fit provides customized exercise instruction and education by certified YMCA instructors
  • For individuals at risk of diabetes or managing diabetes
  • Learn how to start and maintain a safe exercise program and the basics of healthy eating 
  • Learn how to set action plans to develop healthy lifestyle behaviours
  • Join others in a small, supportive group setting

The Diabetes Fit group meets twice a week in 1-hour sessions for a total of 8 weeks. Each 1-hour session includes healthy living education and exercise. Exercise is based on personal fitness levels and individual goals. 

To register for this program, please book a Smart Start session.

For further program information please email Naime Tugac or call her 519-743-5201 x 238

Tuesday & Thursday, February 6-March 29, 2018  OR April 24-June 14, 2018

1) 9:00-10:00 am   2)1:00-2:00 pm    3) 7:15-8:15 pm

Program Cost: YMCA Members, Free.  Non-YMCA members, $60 + HST (includes YMCA membership during program). Payment options and membership subsidy are available. 

Locations: This program is offered at both the A.R. Kaufman Family YMCA and Chaplin Family YMCA.

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Diabetes Fit is a Heart Wise Exercise Program

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