Chronic Disease Programs

Chronic Disease Programs

Blood pressure Self-Monitoring Program

Southington YMCA
12/1/22 - 3/31/23
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The YMCA’s Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring program is designed to help adults with hypertension lower and manage their blood pressure. The four-month program focuses on regular home self-monitoring of one’s blood pressure using proper measuring techniques, one-on-one consultations with a trained Healthy Heart Ambassador, support and group-based nutrition education for better blood pressure management.

GOALS
Through the program and with the support from a trained Healthy Heart Ambassador, participants will aim to:
• Measure and record their blood pressure at home at least two times per month, gaining increased awareness of triggers that elevate blood pressure
• Attend two personalized consultations per month with a Healthy Heart Ambassador
• Attend monthly Nutrition Education Seminars on:

  • Tuesday December 13th 5:30pm
  • Tuesday January 24th 5:30pm
  • Tuesday February 21st 5:30pm
  • Tuesday March 14th at 5:30pm

Who Qualifies?
• Be at least 18 years old
• Be diagnosed with high blood pressure
• Not have experienced a recent cardiac event
• Not have atrial fibrillation or other arrhythmias
• Not be at risk for lymphedema


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberFull MemberNon-Member
11/9/22 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
12/01/22 - 03/31/23
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Diabetes Prevention Program

Southington YMCA
9/12/22 - 2/13/23
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During this program, you’ll be able to experience educational talks on nutrition, exercise, stress management, and more!

This program, which is for Southington
& Cheshire residents, includes a free 12-week
membership to the Southington Y.
To be eligible for the Diabetes Prevention Program
you must be at least 18 years of age and meet at
least 1 or more of the following criteria:
• Adults that have been told they are at risk of
developing Type 2 Diabetes
• Adults that have been told they are overweight
(BMI>25)
• Adults who have had a blood test result in the
prediabetes range within the past year


Available Sessions

Date(s)
09/12/22 - 02/13/23
Mo - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Registration
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Heart Healthy Program

Southington YMCA
1/11/23 - 6/14/23
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During this program, you’ll be able to experience educational talks on nutrition, exercise, stress management, and more!

This program includes a free 12-week
membership to the Southington Y.
To be eligible for the Heart Healthy Program
you must be at least 18 years of age.

Classes meet weekly on Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm.

You will have a personal coach that will contact you weekly to help you reach your goals.

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberFull MemberNon-Member
9/22/22 2/6/23 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
01/11/23 - 06/14/23
We - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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