Medical Nutrition Therapy & Diabetes Education

Medical Nutrition Therapy & Diabetes Education provides information addressing a wide range of health issues. If you have diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, weight loss issues, or other diet-related diseases or problems, you may benefit from a consultation with one of our certified diabetes educators.

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Heather Burchall, MS, RDN is Primary Care Partner’s registered dietitian nutritionist. She graduated with a BS in Dietetics from Western Illinois University and has a MS in Nutrition and Wellness from Benedictine University. She counsels patients on nutrition-related conditions, and has a special interest in chronic disease prevention. She is currently pursuing certification as a diabetes educator.

For appointments, call 970-255-1576.  A physician referral is required.  We are located at 3150 N. 12th Street at Fairmount Health Park.
We also request that you check with your insurance company prior to your visit regarding reimbursement for our services.

 

Nutrition Education Services

Breakthroughs

A collaborative behavioral health and nutrition program for individuals with obesity.

For more information on eating well and nutrition click here.

Cooking Matters

Learn to cook healthy meals, discuss nutrition, and participate in physical activity.

Diabetes Education

The Invested in Diabetes Project is a group visit of about 8-10 people for patients with Type II diabetes with the goal to encourage and support diabetes self-management. It is a 6 session curriculum that will be offered at four different times throughout the year. It will include a brief visit with a physician prior to the class which will be taught by a diabetes educator. Guest speakers will be involved on occasion, as well, to talk about particular topics.

To sign up speak with your provider for more information.

For more information about diabetes click here.

 

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