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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 ] 

YMCA of Metropolitan Washington Diabetes Prevention Program

YMCA of Metropolitan Washington Diabetes Prevention Program

Prevent Diabetes by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, and other behavior changes over the course of 16 one-hour sessions.

What is the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program?

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps change your lifestyle by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, and other behavior changes over the course of 16 one-hour sessions. After the initial 16 core sessions, participants meet monthly for added support to help maintain progress. The YDPP reduces your diabetes risk and gives you tools for healthy living.

Where is the program being held?

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is rolling out at strategic locations in the Metro DC area. We currently have class in Silver Spring. Classes are now forming in DC and Alexandria. We anticipate rolling out classes in Arlington, Reston, Bethesda and Prince George’s County.

How was this program developed?

The Y’s Diabetes Prevention Program is based on the landmark Diabetes Prevention Program funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which showed that by eating healthier, increasing physical activity, and losing a small amount of weight, a person with pre-diabetes can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes by 58%.

Where can I find this NIH research study information?

http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/preventionprogram/

YMCA of Metropolitan Washington
1711 Rhode Island Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 862-9622 x3171
Resource Area: local
Updated: 01/28/2018  [ 33518 ] 

Diabetes Concepts, LLC

Diabetes Concepts, LLC

An American Association of Diabetes Educators recognized Diabetes Education Program

This diabetes education program has been recognized by the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

Diabetes Concepts, LLC
120 West 7th Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 293-2449
Resource Area: local
Updated: 03/31/2018  [ 34046 ] 

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 ] 

YMCA Anthony Bowen Diabetes Prevention Program

YMCA Anthony Bowen Diabetes Prevention Program

Prevent Diabetes by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, and other behavior changes over the course of 16 one-hour sessions

What is the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program?

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps change your lifestyle by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, and other behavior changes over the course of 16 one-hour sessions. After the initial 16 core sessions, participants meet monthly for added support to help maintain progress. The YDPP reduces your diabetes risk and gives you tools for healthy living.

Where is the program being held?

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is rolling out at strategic locations in the Metro DC area. We currently have class in Silver Spring. Classes are now forming in DC and Alexandria. We anticipate rolling out classes in Arlington, Reston, Bethesda and Prince George’s County.

How was this program developed?

The Y’s Diabetes Prevention Program is based on the landmark Diabetes Prevention Program funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which showed that by eating healthier, increasing physical activity, and losing a small amount of weight, a person with pre-diabetes can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes by 58%.

Where can I find this NIH research study information?

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program
1325 W Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 862-9622 x3171
Resource Area: local
Updated: 01/28/2018  [ 57685 ] 

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