Minneapolis VA Health Care System
1 Veterans Dr, Minneapolis, MN, 55417-2309
Distance: 1058 Miles
Health and wellness education promotes healthy behaviors to reduce health risks, manage common conditions and prevent physical and mental health problems.
The MOVE Weight Management Program helps veterans lose weight, keep it off, and improve their health. The program educates people on improving their health through nutrition, physical activity, and behavior change.
* Lifetime and lifestyle focused with achievable goals
* Meets individual needs
* Support with regular contact
Available to VA enrolled veterans with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 25 or greater
Optional enrollment available for Veterans ages 70 years or older or those at a BMI less than 30 without co-morbid conditions
For more information, contact the Minneapolis MOVE Weight Management Program office at (612) 629-7388 or (866) 414-5058 Ext 7388
7:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
State of Minnesota
|Crisis Line - Veterans||(800) 273-8255|
|Toll Free||(866) 414-5058|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Caregiver Support
- Counseling Services
- Dental Clinic
- Geriatric Services
- Medical Foster Home Program
- Military Sexual Trauma (MST) Recovery Services
- Opioid Treatment - Non-Residential
- Rehabilitation Therapy
- Service Dogs
- Social Work Services
- VA Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers
- VA Nursing Home (Community Living Center)
- Veterans Affairs Medical Center
- Vision Loss Services
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LH-2700.9500Wellness Programs Definition
Programs that offer individual and/or group sessions which assist participants to understand how their lifestyle impacts their physical and mental health and to develop personal practices that enhance their total well-being. Wellness programs are holistic and combine a variety of components which may include a general physical examination that is tailored to the individual's needs; an evaluation of the person's pattern of exercise, eating habits, sources of stress and other lifestyle elements that are potential risk factors; and the development and implementation of an individualized plan for prevention management and early intervention to optimize health and performance which may include physical fitness sessions, nutrition counseling, stress reduction techniques, biofeedback, practice in assuming responsibility for one's choices, and other specific measures for avoiding physical and mental health problems.
LT-9500.9550-100Clinical Weight Loss Programs Definition
Programs provided in a health care setting (such as a hospital) by licensed health care practitioners (such as physicians, nurses, dietitians and/or psychologists) that offer services such as nutrition education, medical care, behavior change therapy and/or physical activity to help people lose weight. These programs may also use other weight loss methods including very low-calorie diets, prescription weight loss drugs or surgery to treat severely overweight patients.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.