Nutrition (Healthy Eating) - Veteran Health Indiana
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Veteran Health Indiana

 

Nutrition (Healthy Eating)

Program

Description

Actively Caring for Diabetes Control (ACDC)

Veterans and caregivers

Thursday 8:30 AM; periodic evening classes

Self-referral, contact Laurie Webb, RN or MSA on any team can schedule at
317-988-2352

General diabetes education provided in a class setting. Multidisciplinary approach

Actively Caring for Diabetes Control (ACDC)

Veterans and caregivers

4 x per year; classes run for 6 weeks in a row

Self-referral, contact Laurie Webb RN; 317-988-2352

This is a multidisciplinary self-management class. Veterans need prior diabetes education to attend.

DOMICILLARY (DOM) class

Residents of the DOM

2x per week- Tuesday or Thursday 2-3pm

Veterans can only attend while residing at the DOM

General nutrition information for inpatients housed at the Domicillary.

5 East Nutrition Group-Inpatient

For inpatients on 5 East

Offered 4th Wednesday from 1:00pm-2:00pm on the inpatient unit

Contact Nutrition and Food Services at 317-988-2352

Topics include basic healthy eating and meal planning-group class.

Nutrition Walk-in Clinic

All patients and their caregivers

Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 

Patients may be referred by providers, ancillary staff, or pts may self-refer. Same day appointments usually available. Nutrition Clinic number is 317-988-2352.

Nutrition education and counseling related to Malnutrition, diabetes, weight management, COPD, CHF, HTN, GI issues, lipids, fad diets, pre-surgery diet education etc.

Pain Management Group
(Nutrition)

Veterans who are involved in the pain clinic

Available 2nd Friday each month from 1:00pm-2:00pm

POC 317-988-2352

Nutrition-Eating to fight inflammation, sodium, Mediterranean Diet, Anit-inflammatory diet.

Primary Care Nutrition

All patients and their caregivers with a primary care team at Indy VA medical center, Indy West, or CBOC

Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Patients may be referred by providers, ancillary staff, or pts may self-refer. Same day appointments usually available. Nutrition Clinic number is 317-988-2352

Nutrition education and counseling related to Malnutrition, diabetes, weight management, COPD, CHF, HTN, GI issues, lipids, fad diets, etc.

Same Day Tube Feeding Education

Outpatients or observation patients with new tube placement

Monday-Saturday               8:00a-3:30p

For more information please call 317-988-2352

Educational information about same day tube feeding.



Wellness classes

Program

Description

Healthy Teaching Kitchen (HTK) Class

1st, 2nd and 3rd Thursday of the month, 1:30p-3:00p

Self-Referral POC: 317-974-4000

Class located at the:

Pike Indy YMCA
VA Wellness Clinic
5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

Class focus: Preparation of Healthy meal items for Veterans that are interested in improving their Health

MOVE! Orientation

Veterans with a BMI >30

Monday from 8:00a-9:00a
or 12:00p-1:00p

Self-Referral POC: 317-974-4000

Class located at the:

Pike Indy YMCA
VA Wellness Clinic
5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

Overview of the MOVE! Program, and the classes that are offered.

MOVE! Program

Veterans with a BMI of >30

Tuesday at 2:00p Wednesday at 8:00a

Self-Referral POC: 317-974-4003

Class located at the:

Pike Indy YMCA
VA Wellness Clinic
5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

MOVE! is the VA's weight loss program.  These groups coach participants on a healthy diet, physical activity and behavior changes to support losing weight.

MOVE! Weight Management

Tuesdays 2:00p-3:00p Wednesdays 8:00a-9:00a

Contact Nutrition Clinic at 317-974-4000 or the MOVE! Coordinator at 317-974-4003; Self-refer

Class located at:

Pike Indy YMCA
VA Wellness Clinic
5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

MOVE! is the VA's weight loss program. These groups coach participants on a healthy diet, physical activity, and behavior changes to support losing weight.

MOVE! Weight Maintenance

2nd Wednesday of the month, 1:00p-2:00p

Contact Nutrition Clinic at 317-974-4000 to self-refer

Class located at:

Pike Indy YMCA
VA Wellness Clinic
5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

Group session. Veterans are to have attended MOVE! prior to enrollment in some format (MOVE! 10-week; TeleMOVE; Individual weight management with a dietitian).

Be Active and MOVE! (BAM)

Mondays 9:30am-11:00am

Contact Nutrition Clinic at 317-974-4000 or the MOVE! Coordinator at 317-974-4003; Self-refer

Class located at:

Pike Indy YMCA
VA Wellness Clinic
5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

BAM is designed to enhance health and help Veterans obtain weight loss goals. Veterans are to have attended MOVE! or any community weight loss program to enroll in BAM.

Contact

Nutrition & Wellness Clinic
317-988-2352

Feedback and Questions
indveteransportalupdate@va.gov