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Chesapeake General Hospital Lifestyle Diabetes Education Program

Chesapeake General Hospital Lifestyle Diabetes Education Program

Recognized diabetes education program

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center provides complete diabetes care for adults and children. From inpatient care to support groups, you'll find a broad range of services here. Whatever your need may be, the members of the Chesapeake Regional Medical Center family can help.

Diabetes/nutrition services at the Lifestyle Center
The diabetes/nutrition program at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center's Lifestyle Center has received national recognition by the American Diabetes Association for being a quality diabetes education program since 1991. To help you learn how to manage your diabetes, we offer individual counseling with certified diabetes nurse educators and dietitians, group diabetes education classes called "Diabetes University" and carbohydrate counting classes. To enroll, your physician must fax or call a referral, or you may contact us yourself. Participation will require a referral from your physician and this program is usually covered by insurance. Cooking classes using our full teaching kitchen helps you learn to cook delicious foods that meet your individual health goals, including diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and weight control. We also offer diabetes support groups and camps for children with diabetes.

Inpatient care
If you need inpatient care, you won't find a more knowledgeable, dedicated staff than the specialists in our Diabetes Unit. Diabetes educators, dietitians and other health care professionals will answer your questions and help you control and manage your diabetes. Even if you have a special condition that requires treatment in a different unit of the hospital, you can rely on our expert diabetes care. Our staff work closely with all diabetes patients, guiding you every step of the way.

Home health services
People who are homebound or recuperating from a recent hospital stay may need home health services. Chesapeake Regional Medical Center's Home Health is the solution. With a diabetes educator on staff, Home Care Services can provide expert care for patients with diabetes. Most insurance policies cover this service. We can help you find out if your does - just call 757-312-6460.

Special programs for children
We provide a variety of special programs for children with diabetes. Camps and classes staffed by diabetes specialists offer a unique opportunity to foster learning and independence for children and parents. Chesapeake Regional Medical Center also offers support groups and many other special programs for parents and children.

Gestational diabetes
Finding out that you have gestational diabetes can be frightening. We can help you manage diabetes during your pregnancy to help insure the health of your baby. You will learn about proper diet and nutrition, and controlling your blood sugars. We will provide you with a loaner meter and guide you in home glucose monitoring. Gestational diabetes classes are held weekly, call 757-312-6132 or email for more information.

Program ID: 2727.10

Chesapeake General Hospital
800 Battlefield Boulevard North
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 312-5263
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/24/2017  [ 29068 ] 

Diabetes Prevention Classes

Diabetes Prevention Classes

This individual consultation program will help you take steps to reduce your risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Topics include: Healthy Eating, Being Active.

Topics include: Overview of prediabetes, understanding blood sugar numbers, risks of prediabetes and diabetes, nutrition and weight loss, activity ideas, healthy heart nutrition, dining out and grocery shopping, goal setting, and helpful resources.

Lifestyle Center at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
800 Battlefield Boulevard North
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 312-5263
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/24/2017  [ 52366 ] 

Atrium—Sentara RMH Medical Center

Atrium—Sentara RMH Medical Center

An in-person CDC Recognized Diabetes Prevention Program

*** As of September 1, 2017, all 1544 currently identified CDC DPPs are under review by DiabetesLocal to provide more usable information for understanding and contacting the specific program ***

A CDC-recognized DPP in-person lifestyle change program, you'll learn, laugh, share stories, try new things, and build new habits-all while lowering your risk of type 2 diabetes and improving your health.
Key components of the program include:
* CDC-approved curriculum with lessons, handouts, and other resources to help you make healthy changes.
* A lifestyle coach, specially trained to lead the program, to help you learn new skills, encourage you to set and meet goals, and keep you motivated. The coach will also facilitate discussions and help make the program fun and engaging.
* A support group of people with similar goals and challenges. Together, you can share ideas, celebrate successes, and work to overcome obstacles. In some programs, the participants stay in touch with each other during the week. It may be easier to make changes when you're working as a group than doing it on your own.

Atrium—Sentara RMH Medical Center
2000 Berry Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
(800) 736-8272
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/04/2017  [ 67659 ] 

Bernard Healthcare Clinic

Bernard Healthcare Clinic

An in-person CDC Recognized Diabetes Prevention Program

*** As of September 1, 2017, all 1544 currently identified CDC DPPs are under review by DiabetesLocal to provide more usable information for understanding and contacting the specific program ***

A CDC-recognized DPP in-person lifestyle change program, you'll learn, laugh, share stories, try new things, and build new habits-all while lowering your risk of type 2 diabetes and improving your health.
Key components of the program include:
* CDC-approved curriculum with lessons, handouts, and other resources to help you make healthy changes.
* A lifestyle coach, specially trained to lead the program, to help you learn new skills, encourage you to set and meet goals, and keep you motivated. The coach will also facilitate discussions and help make the program fun and engaging.
* A support group of people with similar goals and challenges. Together, you can share ideas, celebrate successes, and work to overcome obstacles. In some programs, the participants stay in touch with each other during the week. It may be easier to make changes when you're working as a group than doing it on your own.

Bernard Healthcare Clinic
1171 Franklin St.
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
(276) 732-8871
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/04/2017  [ 67660 ] 

Blocker Norfolk Family YMCA

Blocker Norfolk Family YMCA

An in-person CDC Recognized Diabetes Prevention Program

*** As of September 1, 2017, all 1544 currently identified CDC DPPs are under review by DiabetesLocal to provide more usable information for understanding and contacting the specific program ***

A CDC-recognized DPP in-person lifestyle change program, you'll learn, laugh, share stories, try new things, and build new habits-all while lowering your risk of type 2 diabetes and improving your health.
Key components of the program include:
* CDC-approved curriculum with lessons, handouts, and other resources to help you make healthy changes.
* A lifestyle coach, specially trained to lead the program, to help you learn new skills, encourage you to set and meet goals, and keep you motivated. The coach will also facilitate discussions and help make the program fun and engaging.
* A support group of people with similar goals and challenges. Together, you can share ideas, celebrate successes, and work to overcome obstacles. In some programs, the participants stay in touch with each other during the week. It may be easier to make changes when you're working as a group than doing it on your own.

Blocker Norfolk Family YMCA
312 West Bute St.
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 622-9622
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/04/2017  [ 67661 ] 

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