Diet & Nutrition Programs

Eating a heart- healthy diet and maintaining a heart-healthy weight are vital to the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Our Weight Management programs and Individualized Nutrition Counseling provide the support, education and guidance people need to help get healthy foods into their busy schedules, fine-tune eating habits and make exercise a regular part of their lives.

Weight Management Programs

Vitality: Weight Management and Lifestyle Change

Vitality: Weight Management and Lifestyle Change

Participants in Vitality will work with an Exercise Physiologist, Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator, and a Lifestyle and Weight Management Coach to develop and reinforce healthy behaviors for a lifetime. The 12-week program at the Grant Health and Fitness Center is for people with moderate to significant weight loss needs or other health conditions that can be positively affected by healthy lifestyle changes.

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Medical Weight Management Program

Medical Weight Management Program

Don't let your weight control you. Let our Medical Weight Management Program help you control your weight and improve your health. The Medical Weight Management Program at McConnell Heart Health Center offers two options for weight loss – we'll help you decide which one is right for you. Our team of physicians, dietitians, exercise physiologists and behavioral counselors will help you achieve success.

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Nutrition

Diabetes Services

Diabetes Services

We support patients with diabetes by offering programs tailored to their specific needs. The Diabetes Education Program at the McConnell Heart Health Center provides participants and their families with the most current information and resources for self-management of diabetes. It is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE's), nurses, dietitians, exercise physiologists and a pharmacist.

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Nutrition and Diabetes Program

Nutrition and Diabetes Program

Another diabetes program is offered at Grant Health and Fitness Center, where dietitians and other experts provide personalized educational services to help you achieve your best level of health. Your appointment will include an individualized one-hour consultation with a registered dietitian who will review your current eating habits and provide you with personal recommendations.

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Dietitians and Nutritionists

Dietitians and Nutritionists

The food you put in your body has a significant effect on your health, and we work to make sure that your food choices enhance your quality of life. Our nutrition specialists can help you fit healthy foods into your busy schedule, get the right nutrients into your daily diet and fine-tune your eating habits.

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