HIGHEST LEVEL OF MEDICAL CARE FOR DIABETES & OBESITY
Our mission is to lift the burden of metabolic disease in our patients and communities, and help them reach their healthiest potential.
CONDITIONS WE TREAT
We use a team approach to care for diabetes, obesity, and other metabolic conditions. We provide expertise to meet the unique needs of each patient and family. Individually-tailored plans contain state-of-the-art medical treatment, as well as the four pillars of our lifestyle approach: food, movement, sleep, and stress reduction.
Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, Dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University summarized some of the challenges and hard truths in these two statements over twitter: @Dmozaffarian As our nation prepares for the next phase of the...
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Every day I learn something new from my patients. This week, a boy told me that he found a way to exercise using rocks. Rocks, I thought? I imagined him weight lifting boulders in the back yard as I asked him to tell me more… In our community, there is a movement...
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At our local Farmers' Markets, Center providers participate in Walk with a Doc to allow community members to make a connection with doctors and get people out "exercising and walking in a more comfortable environment." MARTINSBURG–Start off the weekend with a 1-mile...
MARTINSBURG — Just a few years ago, if you’d have told medical students to put on aprons and chef hats and begin to prepare a meal for a diabetic patient, you might have gotten a funny look in response. Well, if you’re a third-year medical student at West Virginia...
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WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND OUR STATE?
Through design, approach, dissemination, and implementation, our research team translate findings into lifestyle intervention models. In order to refine our models and increase their effectiveness, we are actively monitoring and evaluating the results.
- Live cooking demonstrations by the best local chefs
- Free tools to promote healthy lifestyle habits
- Supermarket tours, recipes, and free ingredients
- Health and wellness seminars on topics such as mindful eating, fitness, right-size portions, and truth vs. myth about popular diets and supplements
The goal is to promote healthy lifestyle habits.
Leaders at the Eastern Division have changed the curriculum for future physicians through this innovative program, and it aims to expose medical students to the science of nutrition and exercise in a way that will help them provide sound patient care and advice regarding healthy lifestyle behaviors..
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