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DCHHS and YMCA Diabetes Screening and Prevention Program Enrollment Event August 21, 2014


More than 100 Dallas County residents attended the diabetes awareness event to receive screenings, education and enrollment in the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program. For those that missed the event: Anyone who has been diagnosed with prediabetes and would like to participate in the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program should contact Tracey Burns, director of healthy lifestyles for the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas, by phone at 214-561-1509 or by email at tburns@ymcadallas.org. For more information on the program, go to: www.ymcadallas.org.

DCHHS and YMCA Diabetes Awareness Event August 2014

Left to Right: Zachary Thompson, DCHHS director; Gordon Echtenkamp, president and CEO of the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas; Dr. Christopher Perkins, DCHHS medical director/health authority.




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Dallas County Health and Human Services please call 214-819-2000.

Ganesh Shivaramaiyer
Interim Director
Christopher Perkins, D.O., M.P.H.
Medical Director / Health Authority

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