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Groups partner up in diabetes fight

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A trio of Winnipeg health groups are partnering up on a one-year pilot project to help those with Type 2 diabetes better manage the disease.

On Wed., April 24, the Wellness Institute at Seven Oaks Hospital, along with the West Portage YMCA and the Youville Centre, announced the launch of an eight-week community fitness and lifestyle program.

The program includes group cardio and resistance training exercise, along with lifestyle and self-management coaching.

The West Portage Y is located at 3550 Portage Ave. in St. James-Assiniboia.

Those interested in learning more or participating in the program are asked to call program co-ordinator Stacy Boone at 204-632-3944.

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