Our registered dietitian can meet with you one-on-one to plan nutrition goals that match which meal planning approach is best for you to lose weight and provide resources to accomplish your weight management goals.
Cardiovascular risk assessment and reduction
Do you have any of the following: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, family history of heart disease, diabetes, tobacco use, obesity, or physical inactivity? If you want to decrease your risk of developing heart disease, then let the experts at the Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Clinic give you the keys to a healthy heart.
Our cardiovascular medicine practice offers a Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Clinic to aid in the prevention of heart disease. All of our providers have expertise in preventive cardiology by managing hypertension, complex cholesterol problems, and complicated coronary artery disease. We also offer an intense tobacco cessation program by a Tobacco Treatment Specialist.
As part of the UofL Physicians Diabetes and Obesity Program, we collaborate with physicians from all specialties to develop a comprehensive medical care plan for you. Our professional staff includes registered dieticians, exercise physiologists, and research nurses who can help you reach your healthy living goals.
Post-transplant diabetes management
Anyone who receives any type of organ transplant is at a higher risk of developing diabetes and require monitoring for diabetes.
The team at the UofL Physicians Diabetes and Obesity Center is available to assist with diabetes monitoring and education following a transplant.
Pregnancy planning for patients with diabetes
Deciding to have a baby is an exciting time with much to consider. If you have diabetes, planning a pregnancy is important for the health of the baby as well as yours. Learn what to do before, during and after pregnancy to keep your blood glucose (also known as blood sugar) in the target range by eating healthy, being active, controlling stress, and taking the right medication.