Jump start for health
Diabetes Prevention Program
Educate, Empower & Prevent
Did you know that one out of three adults in the U.S. has prediabetes and only 10 percent know they have it?
Jump Start for Health is the Skinny Gene Project’s diabetes prevention program. It is an evidence-based, lifestyle change program that is recognized by the CDC for effectively being able to help prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. In collaboration with the Skinny Gene Project and Champions for Health, the Mission Valley Y is offering a member benefit to you as part of our Healthy Living initiative.
This one-year program, which
is free to Y members, features four to six months of an intensive
lifestyle modification program, followed by six to eight months of
support to improve problem-solving and coping skills for long-term
This proven program can help people with prediabetes and/or at risk for type 2 diabetes make achievable and realistic lifestyle changes and cut their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58 percent.
Registration is open until October 31. Interested members will be placed in groups for the remainder of the program.