Dietitian Services – Diabetes Prevention Program

Exercisabilities Nutrition Program focuses on recovery of your health through lifestyle change to meet your goals of increased energy, weight loss, decreased pain, and improved mobility.  Our lifestyle coach is a licensed dietitian/licensed nutritionist.  Laurie is dynamic and effective in her coaching style through any of our nutrition programs.  Our certified personal training staff also offer nutritional minded classes and workout opportunities to strengthen your wellness journey at Exercisabilties.

National Diabetes Prevention Program:  A CDC developed 1 year program that will decrease your risk of developing Diabetes by half.  Participants in the research proven program average 5-7% loss of weight, decreased blood pressure, decreased need for cholesterol medication, and greatly improved lab values.  Your insurance may cover the entire cost of this program.  No need for Medical Provider referral – call us first! Currently, MN Medicaid and Ucare will cover the cost of the program in full if you qualify. New program starting September, 2017.  Call today to get on the list for the next class!  Medicaid and Ucare are currently covering the program for those who qualify.

Medical Nutrition Therapy:  Laurie Brengman, RD/LN is a Licensed Dietitian and provides one on one and group nutrition therapy.  You will need a physician referral for this service or we can talk to your MD to get the referral for you.  Coverage by insurance varies and typical qualifications for this include kidney disease, diabetes, or cardiac disease.  Consult your insurance or we can do that for you. Cost varies and is based on our fee schedule.  Ask for details.

Private Lifestyle Coaching/Nutrition Therapy:  If you do not qualify for either of the above programs with your insurance or do not want to commit to the full year NDPP, then Laurie is happy to meet with you one on one to help you meet your lifestyle change and health change goals.  Your Lifestyle Coaching session will be provided by a trained medical dietician professional and be thorough in giving you the tools you need to succeed! Sessions start at $65/hour.

Contact Laurie for more information:  dietician@exercisabilitiespt.org