Nutritional Services

Crossing Healthcare offers a wide range of nutrition services to patients.

MNT (Medical Nutrition Therapy)

Whether you have diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, obesity, failure to thrive a dietitian can help. Make your appointment today to partner up with your Dietitian one-on-one. During your one-on-ones the dietitian will complete a nutrition assessment and help you develop a plan that best meets your needs. It is best to continue to meet with your dietitian one-on-one just like seeing your provider.

Diabetes

Diabetes Self-Management Education: Lead by Crossing Healthcare Diabetes Champions (Nurses and Dietitians) you will receive American Diabetes Association recognized comprehensive diabetes education that covers:

  • What is Diabetes
  • Managing Diabetes
  • Monitoring Diabetes
  • Meal Planning and Diabetes
  • Nutrition Strategies and Diabetes
  • Medication Review
  • Long-term Complications
  • Self-care and Diabetes
  • Goal Setting

Set up your appointment today with a Crossing Healthcare Dietitian to complete your self-assessment and get a class schedule.

Diabetes Medical Group Visit

A shared medical appointment is where a group of patients with diabetes receive social support, education and medical care on a monthly basis for 6 months.

  Monthly structure:

  • 1st hour is one-on-one with your provider
  • Peer group discussion
  • Educational topic
  • Goal setting session 


Diabetes Support Group

Meets on the second Friday of each month from 11am to noon with different topics monthly.

Diabetes Prevention Program

Available for individuals that have elevated blood sugars above normal but not yet diagnosed with Diabetes. This program is a yearlong commitment to lifestyle changes that impact your health in a way to assist individuals to decrease risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Group meets weekly. Call to be screened for program.

Weight Management

“Lose to Live” program is here.
Lead by Dietitians Allison Raiha and Elizabeth Shuff
Participants will receive a individualized meal plan, weekly weight checks and weekly group meetings to assist in lifestyle changes.

Weekly meeting times are:

Fridays 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Prescription Produce Program PPRx

Patients of Crossing Healthcare that have been diagnosed with Pre diabetes or Diabetes may qualify for Crossing Garden Prescription Produce program.

  • Participants are referred by their provider
  • Meet with the dietitian monthly
  • Receive weekly scripts for fresh produce.
  • Prescriptions can be redeemed on Fridays during from 10-1pm (dates are provided on each prescription)
  • Each week produce is varied and recipes are provided
  • Garden to table nutrition classes are available during summer produce program

Talk with your Provider or Dietitian to see if you qualify. Prescriptions are limited.

Group Exercise Classes

  • Zumba Remix-  an aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of current hits music and dance. Mondays and Wednesdays 4:45-5:15 p.m. Registration for new comers is at 4:30 p.m.

* A waiver must be signed to participate.

  • Fit Fridays: Total body workout- Enjoy a total body workout with Crossing Healthcare fitness trainer Bunky Slaw. Fridays at 4:00pm

* A waiver must be signed to participate.

 

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