Do you want to learn more about plant-based nutrition?
Monday Night Nutrition Classes
As a Barnard Medical Center patient, you are offered the opportunity to join a highly supportive and interactive group class. The classes are led by registered dietitians and cover a variety of nutrition topics over a 12-week period. It is preferred that you register for the class series prior the first class, but open enrollment is provided. Friends and family members are also invited to attend these classes with you.
To register, please call the Barnard Medical Center at 202-527-7500, use the patient portal to send us a message that you would like to attend, or speak with a member of the Barnard Medical Center team at the front desk.
Food for Life
Diabetes Wellness Program
Do you or does someone you know have diabetes?
The Barnard Medical Center’s Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) series includes four two-hour interactive classes.
You will receive individualized and group self-management support to better manage your diabetes.
Classes taught by experts in plant-based nutrition will cover:
- Diabetes disease process
- Healthy eating and cooking
- Preventing, detecting, and treating short- and long-term complications
- Goal setting and problem solving
- Decrease risk and prevent unnecessary hospital admissions
- Reduce complications of diabetes
Does my insurance cover this?
This program is covered by some insurance plans. We will provide you the information you need to verify coverage with your plan. If your insurance does not cover the program, the up-front cost is $650.
All participants must complete a diabetes questionnaire and an assessment prior to Class 1. Please call 202-527-7500 with any questions.
Are you interested in encouraging healthy eating habits in your office? We also provide workplace wellness talks and lectures. Please call 202-527-7500 to find out more information.
12-Week Doctor-Led Weight Loss Program
Join Barnard Medical Center physician Vanita Rahman, MD, for plant-based nutrition program geared to help you lose weight!