ABOUT USHighest level of medical care for diabetes
The WVU Medicine Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Health is an interdisciplinary initiative to prevent and treat obesity, diabetes, and related metabolic disorders across the life-span.
Our Eastern Panhandle team includes Endocrine, Family Medicine, and Pediatric physicians; a nurse practitioner; and a psychologist. In addition to providing direct services, we collaborate with other WVU Medicine providers across the state, working to bring the best possible care to our patients, families, and communities.
Who do we care for?
We care for people of all ages, including children and adults. We provide the full spectrum of metabolic care. We treat:
- Type 1 diabetes
- Type 2 diabetes
- Other types of diabetes
- Polycystic ovary syndrome
- Diabetes in pregnancy
What services do we provide?
We offer a team-based approach to care. Our providers have extensive experience in complex type 1 and type 2 diabetes, pediatrics, pregnancy, medication de-escalation, diabetes reversal, exercise physiology, and behavioral medicine.
Every patient and family we treat receives:
- High-quality medical care
- Evidence-based approaches to create individualized plans tailored to their medical condition and needs
- The four pillars of care:
- Stress reduction
Dietary approaches include low carbohydrate, moderately low carbohydrate (Mediterranean), and low saturated fat (DASH), among others.
Group visits are available for low carbohydrate and Mediterranean diet approaches.
Behavioral medicine referrals can be provided as needed.
MAKE AN APPOINTMENT
WVU Medicine Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Health and Healthy for Life Clinic for Children and Adolescents
1001 Sushruta Drive
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Office: (304) 597-5038
Fax: (304) 596-0025
Harper’s Ferry Family Medicine
171 Taylor Street
Harper’s Ferry, WV 25425
Office: (304) 535-6343
Fax: (304) 535-6618
Women’s Health and Family Medicine
203 East 4th Street
Ranson, WV 25438
Office: (304) 728-6343
University Endocrinology Associates – Ranson
211 E. 5th Avenue
Ranson, WV 25348
Office: (304) 596-5038
Fax: (304) 596-5037
University Healthcare Physicians
WVU Health Science Center- Eastern Division
2500 Foundation Way
Martinsburg, WV 25401
CONDITIONS WE TREAT
Christina van Hilst, DNP, FNP-BC