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The Beatrice Family and Friends Club

Do you want to drop a few pounds or just want to get in shape? These are a wonderful group of people to get in contact with. They do the walk and talk, low impact aerobics, zumba, and yoga. They are small in number but growing.  

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=MUbD2tjE9F4 The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a yearlong, lifestyle change intervention designed specifically for adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.  Participants meet together weekly as a small group to take small steps that lead to big changes! New Classes begin...

UAB Weight Loss Medicine

Do you need help losing weight and keeping it off? As a participant in UAB Weight Loss Medicine, you will receive a comprehensive evaluation by a UAB Weight Loss Medicine physician who will recommend an individualized weight loss plan tailored to your needs and preferences. The physician will manage your weight loss treatment with team members and other UAB...

The Delicious Dietician

The Delicious Dietician is a private practice providing one-on-one dietary guidance and easy-to-follow meal plans tailored to your needs. The practice has a program specifically designed for people diagnosed with diabetes that follows their mission of real food for real people. The Delicious Dietician has several locations in Birmingham and Fultondale, as...

HomeFit Consulting

HomeFit delivers professional health and wellness consulting in the comfort of your own home. We provide customized fitness solutions that adapt to your personal needs. Our team of highly educated and experienced exercise physiologists, dietitians & nutritionists, health/wellness coaches, and support staff are eager to help you reclaim or sustain your...

UAB EatRight Weight Management Service

The University of Alabama at Birmingham's EatRight Lifestyle Program is a 24-week program designed to help participants lose 1-2 pounds per week. The 24 week program includes 12 weeks of group classes to introduce you to the concepts of EatRight followed by 12 weeks of ongoing support with the EatRight for Life group classes. There is an initial...

Raw for 30 Days

Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days is an independent documentary film that chronicles six Americans with diabetes switching their diet and getting off insulin. The film follows each participant's remarkable journey and captures the medical, physical, and emotional transformations brought on by this diet and lifestyle change. *Medical Disclaimer:...

Children’s Center for Weight Management

The Children's Center for Weight Management (CCWM) uses a team approach to help Alabama families tackle Childhood Obesity. Many children and adolescents who are overweight are not physically ill. However, they are at risk for serious problems such as diabetes and high blood pressure. They may be dealing with emotional problems, such as depression and...

ImWel: Improving Weight Loss

Tired of the Weight? *Are you or someone you know overweight and interested in losing weight? *Are you at least 21 years old? *Are you in overall good health? *Are you available for study-related visits over the next 16 months? If you answered YES, you may qualify to participate in ImWel, a weight loss study. Researchers from the...

Stop Diabetes at Work

The Stop Diabetes at Work is an initiative to help you and your colleagues take charge of your health and reduce your risk for this growing epidemic.You can work with your local American Diabetes Association to develop an evidenced-based healthy worksite program that will meet the needs of your employees. In addition, you can work with your local...

Diabetes Day

Bring awareness of the seriousness of diabetes to your congregation, co-workers, or employees. The goals of Diabetes Day are to: increase awareness that diabetes is a serious disease; identify risk factors; and to inform the parishioners about the resources available through the American Diabetes Association. Contact your local American Diabetes Association...

Weight Watchers Meeting at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church

DETAILS WHERE: 4887 Valleydale Road, Birmingham   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Mondays at 5:30 - 6:30 PM TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Healthy Eating, Weight Loss Programs

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church hosts a Weight Watchers meeting every Monday from 5:30 - 6:30 PM. Please contact the church to confirm the meeting times.

My Fitness Pal

MyFitnessPal is a free website that provides you with the tools and support you need to achieve your weight loss goals. This site was recommended by Ms. Dana Casey, a Certified Diabetes Educator at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. She finds the food diary helpful because it tracks carbs, fat, sodium intake, etc. Also MyFitnessPal has nutritional values for...

Living With Type 2 Diabetes – ADA

The American Diabetes Association's website is an invaluable site for up-to-date information on living with diabetes and provides tools for improved management of diabetes.  

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers is a weight loss program. Their services are available for a fee. They hold meetings across the city of Birmingham and Jefferson County at various churches and community centers.The program emphasizes healthy food choices and reduced portion size. Please call 1-800-651-6000 or refer to their website to find a meeting near you.

Scheduled Resources:

The Beatrice Family and Friends Club

Do you want to drop a few pounds or just want to get in shape? These are a wonderful group of people to get in contact with. They do the walk and talk, low impact aerobics, zumba, and yoga. They are small in number but growing.  

HomeFit Consulting

HomeFit delivers professional health and wellness consulting in the comfort of your own home. We provide customized fitness solutions that adapt to your personal needs. Our team of highly educated and experienced exercise physiologists, dietitians & nutritionists, health/wellness coaches, and support staff are eager to help you reclaim or sustain your...

Weight Watchers Meeting at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church

DETAILS WHERE: 4887 Valleydale Road, Birmingham   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Mondays at 5:30 - 6:30 PM TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Healthy Eating, Weight Loss Programs

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church hosts a Weight Watchers meeting every Monday from 5:30 - 6:30 PM. Please contact the church to confirm the meeting times.

Online and Other Unscheduled Resources:

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=MUbD2tjE9F4 The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a yearlong, lifestyle change intervention designed specifically for adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.  Participants meet together weekly as a small group to take small steps that lead to big changes! New Classes begin...

UAB Weight Loss Medicine

Do you need help losing weight and keeping it off? As a participant in UAB Weight Loss Medicine, you will receive a comprehensive evaluation by a UAB Weight Loss Medicine physician who will recommend an individualized weight loss plan tailored to your needs and preferences. The physician will manage your weight loss treatment with team members and other UAB...

The Delicious Dietician

The Delicious Dietician is a private practice providing one-on-one dietary guidance and easy-to-follow meal plans tailored to your needs. The practice has a program specifically designed for people diagnosed with diabetes that follows their mission of real food for real people. The Delicious Dietician has several locations in Birmingham and Fultondale, as...

UAB EatRight Weight Management Service

The University of Alabama at Birmingham's EatRight Lifestyle Program is a 24-week program designed to help participants lose 1-2 pounds per week. The 24 week program includes 12 weeks of group classes to introduce you to the concepts of EatRight followed by 12 weeks of ongoing support with the EatRight for Life group classes. There is an initial...

Raw for 30 Days

Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days is an independent documentary film that chronicles six Americans with diabetes switching their diet and getting off insulin. The film follows each participant's remarkable journey and captures the medical, physical, and emotional transformations brought on by this diet and lifestyle change. *Medical Disclaimer:...

Children’s Center for Weight Management

The Children's Center for Weight Management (CCWM) uses a team approach to help Alabama families tackle Childhood Obesity. Many children and adolescents who are overweight are not physically ill. However, they are at risk for serious problems such as diabetes and high blood pressure. They may be dealing with emotional problems, such as depression and...

ImWel: Improving Weight Loss

Tired of the Weight? *Are you or someone you know overweight and interested in losing weight? *Are you at least 21 years old? *Are you in overall good health? *Are you available for study-related visits over the next 16 months? If you answered YES, you may qualify to participate in ImWel, a weight loss study. Researchers from the...

Stop Diabetes at Work

The Stop Diabetes at Work is an initiative to help you and your colleagues take charge of your health and reduce your risk for this growing epidemic.You can work with your local American Diabetes Association to develop an evidenced-based healthy worksite program that will meet the needs of your employees. In addition, you can work with your local...

Diabetes Day

Bring awareness of the seriousness of diabetes to your congregation, co-workers, or employees. The goals of Diabetes Day are to: increase awareness that diabetes is a serious disease; identify risk factors; and to inform the parishioners about the resources available through the American Diabetes Association. Contact your local American Diabetes Association...

My Fitness Pal

MyFitnessPal is a free website that provides you with the tools and support you need to achieve your weight loss goals. This site was recommended by Ms. Dana Casey, a Certified Diabetes Educator at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. She finds the food diary helpful because it tracks carbs, fat, sodium intake, etc. Also MyFitnessPal has nutritional values for...

Living With Type 2 Diabetes – ADA

The American Diabetes Association's website is an invaluable site for up-to-date information on living with diabetes and provides tools for improved management of diabetes.  

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers is a weight loss program. Their services are available for a fee. They hold meetings across the city of Birmingham and Jefferson County at various churches and community centers.The program emphasizes healthy food choices and reduced portion size. Please call 1-800-651-6000 or refer to their website to find a meeting near you.

My Fitness Pal

MyFitnessPal is a free website that provides you with the tools and support you need to achieve your weight loss goals. This site was recommended by Ms. Dana Casey, a Certified Diabetes Educator at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. She finds the food diary helpful because it tracks carbs, fat, sodium intake, etc. Also MyFitnessPal has nutritional values for...

Living With Type 2 Diabetes – ADA

The American Diabetes Association's website is an invaluable site for up-to-date information on living with diabetes and provides tools for improved management of diabetes.  

UAB EatRight Weight Management Service

The University of Alabama at Birmingham's EatRight Lifestyle Program is a 24-week program designed to help participants lose 1-2 pounds per week. The 24 week program includes 12 weeks of group classes to introduce you to the concepts of EatRight followed by 12 weeks of ongoing support with the EatRight for Life group classes. There is an initial...

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers is a weight loss program. Their services are available for a fee. They hold meetings across the city of Birmingham and Jefferson County at various churches and community centers.The program emphasizes healthy food choices and reduced portion size. Please call 1-800-651-6000 or refer to their website to find a meeting near you.