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Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital - Medical Nutrition Therapy

Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital - Medical Nutrition Therapy

Nutrition education

Individual appointments are available with a registered, licensed dietitian. A physician referral with a nutrition related diagnosis is required. All insurances are accepted, but clients are encouraged to contact their insurance company to confirm coverage before scheduling. Our facility is handicapped accessible, and parking is free.

Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital
5601 Loch Raven Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21239
(443) 444-4663
Resource Area:
Updated: 01/18/2012  [ 89 ] 

Spanish Catholic Center Diabetes Type 2 Education Class

Spanish Catholic Center Diabetes Type 2 Education Class

Clinic

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: 11/15/2013  [ 190 ] 

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: 11/15/2013  [ 220 ] 

Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital - Good Weighs and Healthy Living

Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital - Good Weighs and Healthy Living

Nutrition education groups

Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital offers group programs designed to help you make lifestyle choices that improve your weight control and overall health. They are offered throughout the year for a minimal fee or for free. For dates, times, and cost, see our website, www.goodsam-md.org, or call 443-444-4100. Our facility is handicapped accessible, and parking is free.

Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital
5601 Loch Raven Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21239
(443) 444-4663
Resource Area:
Updated: 01/18/2012  [ 283 ] 

Improving Diet, Exercise and Activity for Life (IDEAL) Obesity Clinic

Improving Diet, Exercise and Activity for Life (IDEAL) Obesity Clinic

Childhood weight loss programs

Treats children and teens ages 2 to 18 who are at risk of obesity or who have been classified as obese. Patients have access to psychologists, dieticians, and exercise therapists as well as nurses, physicians, and specialists in gastroenterology, endocrinology, and cardiology.

Children's National Medical Center
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 476-7200
Resource Area: local
Updated: 11/15/2013  [ 2288 ] 

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