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CYL²

Change Your Lifestyle. Change Your Life.

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DIABETES

Prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes does NOT have to be your destiny!

For 35 years, The Black Women’s Health Imperative has been a powerful force in a leading effort to address the most pressing health issues that affect Black women and girls like you.

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Our Approach

In CYL², lifestyle coaches teach women — and men — across the country how to eat differently and move more. CYL² leads the way in helping people not only shed pounds, but also avoid diabetes, heart disease and many other chronic conditions.

CYL² is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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BECOME A LIFESTYLE COACH

Our Impact

CYL² continues to lead the way in helping people not only shed pounds, but also avoid Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and many other chronic conditions.

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Are You At Risk for PreDiabetes?

Learn the Warning Signs

PREVENTION

Take Our Online Risk Test Today!

Download A PDF Risk Test
Descargue la Prueba de Riesgo de la Prediabetes

Visit our lifestyle change program partners’ websites by clicking the logos below.

BHWI Partner: click to visit Fundamental Health Solutions
BHWI Partner: click to visit Urban Health Resource (UHR) web site
BHWI Partner: click to visit Change Your Lifestyle. Change Your Life.
BHWI Partner: click to visit Indiana Minority Health Coalition, Inc.
BHWI Partner: click to visit Rural Health web site
BHWI Partner: click to visit The Wellness Coalition
BHWI Partner: click to visit Outpatient Medical Center
BHWI Partner: click to visit Whatley Health Services, Inc.
BHWI Partner: click to visit Prevention Cent
BHWI Partner: click to visit
BHWI Partner: click to visit Perfect Lifestyle
BHWI Partner: click to visit Clariborne County

Fact Sheets

Prediabetes
Type 2 Diabetes
High Blood Pressure
Heart Disease
Stroke
Gestational Diabetes
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Endometrial Cancer

Hojas informativas

Prediabetes
La diabetes tipo 2
La Presión Arterial Alta
Enfermedades Cardiacas
Derrame Cerebral
Diabetes Gestacional
Síndrome de Ovario Poliquístico
El Cáncer Endometrial