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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (Ages 50+)

Agency: Diabetes Prevention Classes (DPP)
Service Description:

The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Classes (DPP) are an evidence-based lifestyle change program for preventing type 2 diabetes. These year-long classes help participants make real lifestyle changes such as eating healthier, including physical activity into their daily lives, and improving problem-solving and coping skills. Participants meet with a trained lifestyle coach and a small group of people who are making lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes. Sessions are weekly for 16 weeks and then monthly for 8 months.




Adults, ages 50 and older, diagnosed as pre-diabetic or who are at risk for type 2 diabetes.

Application Instructions:

Please call for more information. A lifestyle coach will return the call within a reasonable time.

Last Update: November 13, 2017


156 Lyons Ave

Newark, NJ 07112

Web Address:

Areas Served:

Essex County

Business Hours:

Most classes occur Mon - Thur. Please call to confirm dates and times.

Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Type Number Details
Main Phone (973) 926-2096



Diabetes Programs

  • DPP (At-Risk / Prevention)
  • Payment/Funding

  • Free
  • Referral Required

  • No referral required
  • Special Populations

  • Older Adults