Fargo VA Health Care System
2101 Elm St N, Fargo, ND, 58102-2417
Distance: 1228 Miles
Health and wellness education promotes healthy behaviors to reduce health risks, manage common conditions and prevent physical and mental health problems.
Resources to help live a healthy lifestyle and to self-manage health
* Coaching from a Health education coordinator
* Online programs for health
Topics include but are not limited to:
* Behavioral health
* Diabetes education
* Nutrition education
* Managing Overweight/Obesity for Veterans Everywhere (MOVE!) Weight Management Program for veterans and their families
* Smoking cessation - class is for smokers who have tried smoking cessation medications and have not been successful
- Nutrition assessment and/or counseling
If you are interested in any of these classes, please contact your Primary Care Provider.
North Dakota and Western Minnesota
|Main - Telephone Care||(701) 239-3700|
|Toll Free||(800) 410-9723|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
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LH-2700.1540Chronic Disease Self Management Programs Definition
Health care programs that provide multidisciplinary education, training and support regarding recommended therapeutic regimens, medical procedures and self-care for adults, adolescents and/or children who have undergone surgery or who have chronic conditions (such as diabetes, asthma/COPD, kidney disease/ESRD, heart disease/hypertension and AIDS) that require ongoing management, and/or for family members who may be involved in their care or affected by their condition. The objective of these programs is to empower patients to manage their own chronic conditions in partnership with their health care providers. Chronic disease self management assistance may be provided in a variety of settings including classes/workshops, individual counseling sessions and as home-based services, particularly in situations where conditions in the home have an impact on the individual's illness. Chronic diseases are illnesses that are prolonged, do not resolve spontaneously, and are rarely cured completely.
LH-2700.6000Nutrition Education Definition
Programs that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling, food preparation and shopping skills. Included is information about the basic food groups, vitamin and mineral requirements, the relationship of nutrition to the preservation of good health and the prevention of illness, and dietary choices such as vegetarianism.
LH-2700.9500Wellness Programs Definition
Programs that offer individual and/or group sessions which assist participants to understand how their lifestyle impacts their physical and mental health and to develop personal practices that enhance their total well-being. Wellness programs are holistic and combine a variety of components which may include a general physical examination that is tailored to the individual's needs; an evaluation of the person's pattern of exercise, eating habits, sources of stress and other lifestyle elements that are potential risk factors; and the development and implementation of an individualized plan for prevention management and early intervention to optimize health and performance which may include physical fitness sessions, nutrition counseling, stress reduction techniques, biofeedback, practice in assuming responsibility for one's choices, and other specific measures for avoiding physical and mental health problems.
LT-9500.9550Weight Loss Assistance Definition
Programs that utilize one or a variety of techniques including nutrition education, special diets, protein sparing fasting, behavior modification, exercise, hypnosis, medication and/or surgery to help obese or overweight individuals attain a more healthful body weight and develop a lifestyle that will allow them to maintain it.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YJ-2050.2090Families of Veterans Definition
The parents, children or spouses of people who have been honorably discharged as veterans of military service. Included are families of deceased veterans.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.
YZ-8800Veteran/Military Personnel Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of veterans or military personnel and their interests.