YMCA is hosting a diabetes prevention and awareness event

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CHEYENNE, Wyo (RELEASE) - The Cheyenne Family YMCA will host a Diabetes Prevention and Health Awareness Event Friday, January 19th from 6am until noon at the Cheyenne Family YMCA. Entry to this event is free and open to the Cheyenne community.

Come join us and our community health partners as we help assess your risk for diabetes and other chronic diseases. Then learn how we can help you reduce your risk.

The following screenings are available:

Wyoming Health Fairs – Low cost blood panels and glucose finger sticks*

Dr. Roper – Podiatrist – Foot Screenings

Cheyenne Eye Clinic – Vision Screenings

CRMC – Diabetes Educators – self assessments and diabetes educational materials

Wyoming Department of Health – Chonic Disease Prevention Specialist – Education

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Coaches – Risk assessments, Diabetes Prevention information

YMCA Personal Trainers – Body Fat Screenings, Blood Pressure Screenings

The YMCA is greatful to all of our community partners as well as donations from The Sunrise Lions Club and The Alan G. Wheeler Memorial Fund.

For more information check out the interview from the morning show or contact Gina Absher at 307-634-9622