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Health Promotion

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Here are several classes we offer to help you be your best. Click the graphic for a better view.

 

 

HEALTH PROMOTION SERVICES

Health Promotion (HP) is located on the upper level of the Fitness and Sports Center. The stairway in the main hallway or the elevator in the aerobics room are available for customers.

Hours of Operation are 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday (closed 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. daily)/

Services are available for all active duty members.  Tricare beneficiaries are eligible on a space-available basis. 

HP staff members are available for briefings at commander’s calls and for setting up informational booths at events to advertise and promote health and readiness optimization issues.

Available services include:

Bod Pod Body Composition Assessment

Starting a new nutrition and/or exercise program?  Just want to know where you are?  The Bod Pod is the gold standard for measuring body composition and used in numerous peer-reviewed scientific studies.  The assessment will also estimate your resting metabolic rate.  To ensure accuracy, strict protocol must be followed.  Click here for required protocol.  Must be a DoD ID cardholder.  

Walk-in hours available T-W-TH 3:30-4:15 p.m.*

Waist Management

Would you like to lose some weight?  Do you struggle to meet your AFPFT standards?  Would you like to learn about healthy eating, proper exercise, and putting it all together into a program?  Gain valuable knowledge about your individual caloric needs, healthy choices, meal planning, and exercise to obtain and maintain your healthy weight goals.  Attend the group class and schedule regular follow-ups to help with progress. Please call 719-524-CARE and ask for the Peterson Health & Wellness Center Waist Management class.

Tobacco Cessation Intervention

Are you ready to quit tobacco?  Pharmaceutical and behavioral intervention is available to help overcome the challenges of quitting.  Consult your physician for a referral to the program.  In addition, Health Promotion offers nicotine-free replacement for smokeless tobacco users.

 Diabetes Classes

This class is for Diabetics, Pre-Diabetics (PCOS, Metabolic Syndrome, and/or Insulin Resistance Syndrome), & Gestational Diabetics.  The class includes review of the Diabetes disease process, monitoring guidelines, eye & foot care, nutrition and exercise. It offers you, as the patient, an opportunity to meet your Healthcare Manager, and learn how the Peterson Family Health Clinic will be assisting you in managing your condition through tracking your labs, providing reminders about labs/exams, and scheduling appointments. This approach to Healthcare Management at the 21st MDG is a team concept, and we need you on our team!  Please call 719-524-CARE and ask for the Peterson Health Management Diabetes class.

Individual Nutrition Consultation

Medical nutrition therapy is available for individuals for a variety of disease states, weight loss, pre/post-natal, pediatric, sports nutrition, etc.  Call 719-524-CARE and ask for Peterson Nutritional Medicine to schedule an appointment.

Group Lifestyle Balance

This is a 12-week progressive weight loss class series that will educate you on a variety of fitness, nutrition and lifestyle modifications. Registration is required.  Call 719-556-9642 to register. 

 5-2-1-0 

Would you like your children to be more active, eat better and learn healthier lifestyle habits?  Call 719-556-5787 for more details or to schedule an appointment. 

If you would like additional information or have questions, please call 719-556-4292.

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