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Posted by on Feb 28, 2014 in Healthy Living, Krem Cares, Videos |

YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program – Don Giese

YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program – Don Giese

Click Here to View Don’s Video Don’s Story: Don Giese’s involvement with the YMCA began after his retirement. One morning, a couple who lived next door invited Don to check out and tour the Y while they worked out – and he instantly fell in love. Overweight and out-of-shape, and with added spare time due to his recent retirement, Don decided that it was time to dedicate more time to improving his health. Before becoming member at the Y, Don was not aware of the Diabetes Prevention Program. He happened to stumble across a flyer advertising the program one day, and it turned out to be the program that has turned his life around. The constant encouragement that he receives from both the Lifestyle Coaches and program members keeps Don coming back five days a week. “There is a real sense of camaraderie and community between all of the program members that I work out with in the morning… If I don’t show up, I hear about it the...

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