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Spanish Catholic Center Diabetes Type 2 Education Class

Spanish Catholic Center Diabetes Type 2 Education Class

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Hours Monday 8:30am-8pm, Tuesday 8:30am-5pm, Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm, Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 8:30am-5pm

General Medical Services:We welcome people of all ages who are low-income and uninsured, or covered by Alliance DC, and provide low-cost, patient-centered primary care services and specialty services on-site, including minor surgery, Gynecology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, Dermatology, Orthopedics, Acupuncture and referrals to other specialty services including Physical Therapy.

Additional Programs to Enhance Health Care:Chronic Care Initiative: Continuum of care for patients with diabetes, hypertension or cardiovascular disease, from early diagnosis. Regular follow-up with a medical provider and support provided by individualized or group education sessions available. Medical supplies also available in some cases.

Diabetes Focus Groups: Individualized or group education sessions to reinforce and provide support in lifestyle changes that are essential for adequate management and prevention of complications related to diabetes

Pasos Saludables (Healthy Steps): Group education sessions to reinforce and provide support in lifestyle changes that are essential for adequate management and prevention of complications related to diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease (Esp. Nutrition, Physical Activity, Stress, Tobacco Use).

Medication Assistance Program: Assistance in obtaining free/low cost medications for all patients through a variety of programs.

Celebremos la Vida!: Cancer Prevention program, including on-site screening mammogram, pap smear, required follow-up and health education about breast and cervical cancer.

Project Wish: District of Columbia Department Of Health (DCDOH) Cancer Prevention program, including screening or diagnostic mammogram, pap smear, required follow-up.

Colorectal Cancer Education: Health education program and take-home testing for Colorectal Cancer.

Counseling: Psychological support for patients to address stress, coping skills, PTSD and depression.

Diabetic Eye Exam: Diabetic patients receive retinal eye exams for a small fee through Columbia Lighthouse for the blind.

Spanish Catholic Center
1618 Monroe Street, NW
Washington , DC 20010
(202) 939-2400
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/04/2017  [ 190 ] 

George Washington University -Gestational Diabetes - Evaluation and Treatment

George Washington University -Gestational Diabetes - Evaluation and Treatment

We offer comprehensive diabetes education, counseling, classes and support groups. Our Program is recongized by the American Diabetes Association

An Adult Physician Practice that will evaluate, treat, and educate patients with gestational diabetes, type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes. Group classes offered for type 2 diabetes. Individual counseling as needed. We accept all insurance including Medicare, Medicaid. Patient co-pay dependent on their insurance. Hours of operation 8:30-5:00 PM. to make an appontment call 202-741-3333. The following services require a written physician order:

1. Healthy Steps Diabetes Education

2. Gestational Diabetes-Evaluation and treatment

3. Insulin pump therapy

4. Continuous glucose monitoring

Medical Faculty Associates at George Washington University
2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington , DC 20037
(202) 741-2342
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/03/2017  [ 195 ] 

Howard University Hospital Diabetes Self-Management Program

Howard University Hospital Diabetes Self-Management Program

American Diabetes Association recognized program for meeting the national standards for diabetes education

The program is taught by a registered dietitian and registered nurse who are Certified Diabetes Educators. Patients will enhance their knowledge on proper food selection and improved diabetes self-management skills Patients of all ages with either type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes may be referred. Group diabetes education classes are held once a month from Tuesday - Thursday from 9 am to 12 pm. Individual diabetes education and medical nutrition therapy for diabetes are held Monday - Thursday from 9 am - 4pm. Referrals are required from a healthcare provider. Most insurances are accepted and cover the cost of this service. Please call to make an appointment.

Howard UniverisityHospital
2041 Georgia Ave., NW
Washington , DC 20060
(202) 865-3350
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/04/2017  [ 206 ] 

Spanish Catholic Center - Pasos Saludables (Healthy Steps)

Spanish Catholic Center - Pasos Saludables (Healthy Steps)

Do you enjoy Zumba? Do you want to learn more about how to choose and cook healthy foods on a small budget? Then Healthy Steps is for you!

Program provides the following:

1. Health education on nutrition, exercise and chronic disease (heart disease and diabetes)

2. Supermarket/Farmer's market visit and instruction on choosing healthy foods

3. Zumba (Latin dance exercise) 45mins - 1 hr.

Class is free for our Spanish Catholic Center patients and their families. Please call for non-patient fee. Class is on 2nd and 4th Saturdays 10:30am-1:00pm. Classes are taught in Spanish but keep checking back because English classes will start soon.

Spanish Catholic Center
1618 Monroe Street, NW
Washington , DC 20010
(202) 939-2400
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/03/2017  [ 220 ] 

Kidney Kitchen

Kidney Kitchen

Healthy eating with kidney disease

The National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Kitchen is a resource for people with chronic kidney disease at any stage. Understanding how nutrition can affect the health of kidney patients is critical. Kidney health care professionals help by providing important support and education about dietary requirements and modifications that could potentially slow the progression of kidney disease and improve overall health outcomes. Kidney Kitchen provides many delicious recipes for patients with diabetes or patients on dialysis. Other resources include Spice Up Your Diet a guide to avoiding salt without losing flavor and Dining Out with Confidence a guide to eating in restaurants with chronic kidney disease. For access to these resources please visit: http://www.kidney.org/patients/kidneykitchen/ as well as the nutrition section on the National Kidney Foundation's website: http://www.kidney.org

National Kidney Foundation- National Capitol Area
5335 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 244-7900
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/03/2017  [ 253 ] 

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