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McLaren Health Care
Nutritional Counseling

Nutritional Counseling

McLaren's Outpatient Nutrition Education Programs provides instruction, guidance and assistance through consultations with a Registered Dietitian.The main goal is to establish a healthy weight,to improve health outcomes and/or quality of life.  Individual nutrition counseling for adults and children and/or families care providers for the following:

  • Metabolic syndrome, pre-diabetes
  • Overweight and/or underweight
  • High blood pressure and/or cholesterol
  • Childhood obesity or failure to thrive
  • Digestive concerns – constipation, diarrhea, heart burn, IBS, colitis, chron’s disease, etc.
  • Food allergies or intolerances such as celiac disease or lactose intolerance
  • Nutritional deficiencies – anemia, Vitamin D deficiency, depleted protein stores, etc.
  • Infant/toddler feeding
  • Vegetarianism
  • Cancer
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Metabolic concerns – thyroid disease and/or weight gain/loss
  • Life cycle nutrition in gestation, menopause, geriatrics, etc.
  • General interest in nutrition and/or improving health outcome through lifestyle

Registered Dietitian

McLaren locations across Michigan offer classes and tools to aid in the learning and management of the disease. By attending our diabetes self-management education classes, taught by both a registered nurse (RN) and a registered dietitian (RD), you will:

  • Meet individually with a Registered Dietitian and or Registered Nurse to discuss the diabetes issues specific to you. This includes developing a plan that is customized to your needs.
  • Receive instruction that includes basic understanding of diabetes; how to monitor, managing blood glucose patterns; preventing complications; basic carbohydrate counting, understanding how to balance diet, activity, medications, and stress; managing hypoglycemia; and much more.
  • Receive a meal plan and instruction from a registered dietitian.
  • Receive information on our group classes designed to provide patients and families quality support, knowledge and technical skills needed to successfully self-manage their diabetes and develop a healthy lifestyle.

Fitness Programs throughout McLaren

McLaren locations across Michigan offer fitness programs for the rehab patients who have finished their regiment, seniors, employees and the public. Come on and get fit!

Events

fitness programs

Jazzercise

820 Alrington Avenue
Petoskey

bariatric services

Bariatric Surgery Services Informational Seminar

1221 Pine Grove Avenue
Wismer 3rd Floor Conference Room
Port Huron

bariatric services, surgery, weight loss

Free Bariatric Surgery Seminar with Dr. Carl Pesta

1000 Harrington Road
Lower Level Classroom 1 East Entrance
Mt. Clemens

fitness programs

Strength Training Advanced Level

820 Arlington Avenue
Petoskey
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