Learn to Thrive with Diabetes, Not Be Ruled by It
Diabetes is as much an emotional disease as it is metabolic. Successful treatment entails working with the total array of health behaviors.
~ American Diabetes Association
You’ve heard your physicians recommend proper diet, weight loss and exercise to better manage your diabetes. But…
- Changing well-entrenched behaviors is a complicated process
- Calorie-counting and exercising just doesn’t work for most of us
- You’ve tried again and again with no success to form new habits
Knowing what to do isn’t the problem for women with diabetes: it’s how to put it all together.
You Need Education, Understanding, Patience and Support
Learn how to make healthy living a natural part of your life guided by caring, knowledgeable professionals. Make it something you do because it feels good, not because you have to do it.
We Empower Women to Take Charge of Their Diabetes and Health
Since 1973, women with type 2 diabetes have come to Green Mountain at Fox Run for help in establishing lasting healthy lifestyle changes.
- healthy eating
- active fitness
- mindful meditation
- foundational behavioral change
Enjoy healthy eating, free of feelings of deprivation or restriction. Find joy in moving your body again with activities you can do it consistently. Deal positively with stress and emotions that lead to overeating.
Our Type 2 Diabetes Package Provides a Personalized Care Plan
In addition to our regular program, you can speed your body’s response to healthy living by adding on our Type 2 Diabetes Package. You’ll receive:
- Two additional educational classes
These are focused on specific nutrition considerations for women with type 2 diabetes.
- A one-on-one personal evaluation
We’ll review your self-assessment, Medical Symptoms Questionnair and any lab results you provide. This information will be used during your classes and private nutrition consultation. and may also be used to determine if supplementation, medical foods, or a special meal plan is recommended.* If we determine you have more extenuating health issues, we can arrange an appointment with one of our consulting functional medicine physicians.*
- A 50-minute consultation with one of our registered dietitians.
This consult, typically done during your last week at Green Mountain, will help you prepare for making the transition home, with the goal of implementing the eating and lifestyle modifications important to managing your condition.
- A BioImpedance Analysis (BIA)
For those enrolling in a 3 or 4 week package, a BIA measurement will taken at the beginning and end of your stay. This clinical measurement tool is used to determine several parameters of health such as lean body mass, fat body mass, intracellular and extracellular fluids.
Mastering Type 2 Diabetes Package Rates
1 or 2 week stay $495
3 or 4 week stay $595
*In addition to our regular program rates. Supplements,
medical foods, special meal plans, testing and any physician appointments are also additional.
Get the Help You Need
Join us at Green Mountain to learn how to manage your type 2 diabetes. Read the research from the Diabetes Prevention Program Study (DPP), conducted by Edward Horton, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School (past president of the American Diabetes Association and past advisor to Green Mountain), which clearly underscores the value of a lifestyle approach for both prevention and management of type 2 diabetes.