Date of Publication

1-21-2008

Abstract

Introduction: Since 1999, the Burlington YMCA has offered a free aerobics class to members of the community with diabetes. Additionally, the class regularly monitors participants’ health status. These data support the well-established benefit of exercise in diabetes. Medical Monitoring •hemoglobin A1C •blood pressure •resting pulse rate (before and after each twelve week session) About the Program •Began in 1999 •Free •Physician’s referral required •2h aerobics, twice per week: 1h land + 1h water

Advisor(s)

Pam Farnham, ADN, RN, Fletcher Allen Health Care

Kevin Hatin, Greater Burlington YMCA

Agency

Greater Burlington YMCA

Subjects

Diabetes, Physical Activity

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