New York Times: At a YMCA Near You, a Course for a Diabetic Nation

The following article, about our YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program and partnership with Open Door Family Medical Center, appeared in the New York Times on July 3, 2014.

Oralia Barrios knew she’d gotten heavy, but she didn’t realize how heavy until she went to the doctor last year. At 5-foot-2, she weighed 190 pounds. And her doctor at the Open Door Family Medical Center in Port Chester, N.Y., had bad news: her blood sugar was too high. Her A1c test showed that her hemoglobin level was 5.9, making her pre-diabetic.  Read more.