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Living Well WIth Chronic Conditions

Living Well WIth Chronic Conditions

No matter what your chronic condition, this evidence-based program helps persons with chronic problems. Low cost, offered two times per year at the Hospital.

St. Croix County offers Living Well With Chronic Conditions, a course assisted through the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources. Stella and Chris are the team of instructors that operate class sessions twice per year for persons with chronic disease in the Baldwin and surrounding areas. This is the Stanford developed program on chronic disease management. Text books are $20, or can be borrowed during class sessions for a no fee course.

St. Croix County- Baldwin Area Medical Center
730 10th Ave
Baldwin, WI 54002
(715) 684-8675
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/03/2017  [ 3467 ] 

YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee

YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee

At the Y, we work to strengthen the foundation of communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

We know how firsthand how difficult it can be to find balance in life. That's why we're here with you every day, making sure that you, your family and your community have the resources and support needed to learn, grow and thrive. With the Y you're not just a member of a facility; you're part of the cause, with a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors.

At the Y, we know you'll find a community with an everyday mission to help you achieve a balance of spirit, mind and body. We do that by encouraging good health and fostering connections with new and old friends through sports, fun and shared interests.

We have 10 Y locations within the Metro Milwaukee Association located in the communities of Milwaukee, Brown Deer, Wauwatosa, Menomonee Falls, Cudahy, Greenfield and Port Washington.

YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee
161 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 4000
Milwaukee, WI 53203
(414) 224-9622
Resource Area: local
Updated: 02/26/2014  [ 4061 ] 

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 Case Management Services

Diabetes Case Management Services

Physicians Plus offers free Diabetes Case Management services to its members. Do you need help reaching your Diabetes Self-Management goals?

Diabetes Case Management services are free and available to eligible members who have uncontrolled diabetes and Physicians Plus Insurance (covering southcentral Wisconsin). You will work closely with a Diabetes Nurse Case Manager over the phone who will help you set and work towards goals aimed at improving your diabetes and overall health.

The Diabetes Case Management program is individualized based on your needs and can last anywhere from three to 12 months. Your Diabetes Nurse Case Manager will help you identify areas in which you struggle with your Diabetes Self-Management and help you set realistic goals to overcome those barriers. They will keep you up to date on the latest recommendations in Diabetes Self-Management and provide you with educational materials when needed.

Please contact a Diabetes Nurse Case Manager for more details.

Physicians Plus Insurance
2650 Novation Parkway
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 282-8900
Resource Area: statewide
Updated: 01/10/2012  [ 29687 ] 

Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

The Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP) is dedicated to improving the health of people at risk for or with diabetes.

Much of the health and economic burden of diabetes can be averted through known prevention measures. The Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP) is dedicated to improving the health of people at risk for or with diabetes. We rely on our strong partnerships in the development, distribution, and implementation of resources.

Publications for people with diabetes include:
- Self-Care Information and Record Booklet
- Personal Care Record (wallet card)
- Blood Sugar Log Booklet
- Students with Diabetes: A Resource Guide for Wisconsin Schools and Families

You can order these materials online at www.wisconsindiabetesinfo.org. Click on "Order Free Materials" in the left navigation bar and follow instructions.

Major publications include:
- Wisconsin Diabetes Mellitus Essential Care Guidelines
- Burden of Diabetes in Wisconsin
- Wisconsin Diabetes Surveillance Report

Major projects include:
- Wisconsin Collaborative Diabetes Quality Improvement Project (HMO Collaborative)
- Wisconsin Diabetes Quality Improvement Project (with federally-funded community health centers)

A program of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health.

Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
PO Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701
(608) 261-6871
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/04/2017  [ 29888 ] 

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