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Nutrition Care Division Outpatient Nutrition Clinic

Located on the 1st floor of Evans Army Community Hospital room 1919

   Individual Consultations:

We have several dietitians on staff to help you achieve your nutrition goals.  We would like the opportunity to work with you on any of the following nutrition-related concerns:

     - high cholesterol            - high blood pressure         - weight management            - prenatal nutrition            - food allergies

     - vegetarian diets            - sports nutrition               - pediatric nutrition              - diabetes                         - GI disorders

     - kidney diets                  - cancer                           - liver diets  

        ·         Speak with your primary care provider for a consult or call the tricare appointment line 457-2273

   Group Classes:

Active Duty Weight Control, Taping Certification and Healthy Cooking Classes are all taught at EACH. These classes do not require a referral and you can sign up by calling 457-2273 or  526-7290

     Required Nutrition Education for Bariatric Surgery:

·         You need a referral from your primary care physician (to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery) then call 457-2273 to schedule yourself in a class.

·         The two-part Gastric Bypass Education Program is designed to provide patients with exercise skills and nutrition knowledge to ensure successful surgery outcomes.

·         The class is divided into 2 sessions of which both must be attended to receive credit.  The classes are held in the Nutrition Care Classroom.    Please call the Nutrition Care Division @ 526-7290 to get scheduled for the class.          Space is limited.

Gastric Bypass Support Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1800 hours Kit Carson Community Center        (off of Harr Avenue near Gate 2)

Diabetes Education Program:

·         The class is for all adult patients diagnosed with hyperglycemia, prediabetes, type 1 or type 2 diabetes. A comprehensive explanation of diabetes including medications, foot care, nutrition and exercise is discussed based on guidelines from the American Diabetes Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

·       The class is taught by a multidisciplinary team that includes a Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, and Registered Dietitian.

·         Contact Disease Management at 526-7022 to sign up for the class.  

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Last Modified 06 March, 2014