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Well-Ahead Louisiana Community Resource Guide

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Diabetes Management Program at Ochsner Medical Center – Summa

9001 Summa Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70809

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Diabetes Self-Management Program — Imperial Health-Endocrinology Center

1727 Imperial Boulevard, Building 2, Lake Charles, LA 70605

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Diabetes Support Group

1313 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116

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Diabetic Support Group

1645 Lutcher Avenue, Lutcher, LA 70071

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Dining With Diabetes Classes

1300 Perdido Street, Suite BW15, New Orleans, LA 70112

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Discounted Dental Care

11990 Jackson Street, Clinton, LA 70722

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DMS Diabetes Education Program

10 Commerce Court, New Orleans, LA 70123

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Drop in Fridays for Breastfeeding Moms

3457 Highway 190, Mandeville, LA 70471

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Duncan Park

1311 Arlington Street, Ruston, LA 71270

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Dynamic Dimensions Nutrition and Wellness Classes

545 Cyper Street, Sulphur, LA 70663

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East Jefferson General Hospital Diabetes Management Classes

4200 Houma Boulevard, 6th Floor, Metairie, LA 70006

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Eat Fit Restaurants

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EBRP Main Library-Farmers Market

7711 Goodwood Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

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Edgar Walking Trail

Benjamin Drive, Marksville, LA 71351

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Erath Farmer’s Market

100 City Park Drive, Erath, LA 70533

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Eunice Farmer’s Market

Park Avenue and Second Street, Eunice, LA 70535

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Exxon Mobil YMCA-Farmers Market

7717 Howel Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70807

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Faithful Families Thriving Communities

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Family Tree Counseling

2435 West Congress Street, Lafayette, LA 70503

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Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market of Leesville

507 3rd Street, Leesville, LA 71446

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Diabetes Management Program at Ochsner Medical Center – Summa

The Diabetes Management Program is for adults ages 18 and older that have been diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. The program is led by certified diabetes educators that are also registered nurses or registered dietitians. This program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association for meeting all national standards for diabetes self-management …

9001 Summa Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Diabetes Self-Management Program — Imperial Health-Endocrinology Center

The Endocrinology Center, a division of Imperial Health offers an accredited Diabetes Self-Management Program for patients with diabetes. The program is designed to assist patients in managing the day-to-day tasks of taking care of their blood sugars and overall health and includes such topics as nutrition, checking blood sugars, medication management, stress management, and prevention …

1727 Imperial Boulevard, Building 2, Lake Charles, LA 70605
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Diabetes Support Group

Anna’s Place NOLA hosts a diabetes support group held at St. Anna’s Episcopal Church. The support group will meet from 11:00a.m until noon on the 2nd Friday of each month beginning Friday, Nov. 11th. Lunch will be provided to those who attend.

1313 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116
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Diabetic Support Group

St. James Parish Hospital offers a FREE Diabetic Support Group open to anyone who has diabetes or has a family member with diabetes.  This support group is designed for all diabetics – whether newly diagnosed or long-term.  Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month in the Hospital Meeting Room, and a snack …

1645 Lutcher Avenue, Lutcher, LA 70071
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Dining With Diabetes Classes

Dining with Diabetes is a four-part educational series on diabetes that helps adults at risk for type 2 diabetes, who are pre-diabetic or who have diabetes, and their families/caregivers learn how to manage their condition through menu planning, carbohydrate counting, portion control, and label reading. Participants have the opportunity to sample healthful foods using the …

1300 Perdido Street, Suite BW15, New Orleans, LA 70112
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Discounted Dental Care

RKM Primary Care Clinic in Clinton provides discounted or free dental care services with a sliding fee schedule. Proof of income must be presented at the time of your appointment to receive discounted services. Services include dental exams, cleanings, filings, crowns, dentures, partials, bridges and extractions. An appointment is needed prior to receiving an appointment. Clinic hours are Monday …

11990 Jackson Street, Clinton, LA 70722
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DMS Diabetes Education Program

The DMS Diabetes education program is accredited by American Association of Diabetes Educator’s Diabetes Education Accreditation Program (DEAP). This accreditation means that it meets the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management. The program focuses on the AADE7™ Self-Care Behaviors which are healthy eating, being active, monitoring, taking medication, problem solving, healthy coping and reducing risks. Certified diabetes …

10 Commerce Court, New Orleans, LA 70123
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Drop in Fridays for Breastfeeding Moms

St. Tammany Parish Hospital Community Wellness Center is happy to announce “Drop in Fridays for Breastfeeding Moms”. Staff members are available to discuss and help with any issues you may be experiencing with breastfeeding. Just drop in for help! Services are provided by an Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice Certified Lactation Counselor. Hours are …

3457 Highway 190, Mandeville, LA 70471
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Duncan Park

Duncan Park consists of approximately 12 acres of open play areas as well as athletic facilities. All of it is interspersed among pecan, oak and bald cypress trees. The facility includes a variety of amenities for all ages: One pavilion (available for reservations) One playground with shade structures One open playground One basketball court One …

1311 Arlington Street, Ruston, LA 71270
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Dynamic Dimensions Nutrition and Wellness Classes

Dynamic Dimensions offers nutrition and wellness classes to help participants develop a better relationship with food and exercise.  Based on the concepts of intuitive eating, as well as exercise and strategies for sticking to a plan, this 12 week program will cover things such as how to “clean” up your kitchen (clean eating concept), grocery …

545 Cyper Street, Sulphur, LA 70663
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East Jefferson General Hospital Diabetes Management Classes

The Diabetes Management Center offers education in both individual and group settings.  Diabetes Dynamics classes, Diabetes Basics, and community health fairs are available to the community.  Diabetes Dynamics is a two-class course that meets once a month that teaches the basics of diabetes management, nutrition, foot care, exercise goal setting and motivation. For more information …

4200 Houma Boulevard, 6th Floor, Metairie, LA 70006
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Eat Fit Restaurants

The Baton Rouge Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (BRAND) and Healthy BR have partnered with Ochsner Eat Fit to promote nutritious and delicious options at local restaurants that will support Healthy BR’s overall initiative “to build a healthier Baton Rouge for all.” Check the website for local restaurants that offer healthy menu options when dining out.

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EBRP Main Library-Farmers Market

Red Stick Farmers mission is to build a healthy and strong local food system; to increase sustainability of independent local farmers, fishers and food producers; and to foster stewardship of land and community through public markets. Open seasonally (weather permitting) on Tuesdays from 8:00AM-12:00PM.

7711 Goodwood Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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Edgar Walking Trail

Edgar Walking Trail is located on Benjamin Drive in Marksville, and the property is maintained by the City of Marksville.  The walking trail is open for community use daily from daylight to dusk.

Benjamin Drive, Marksville, LA 71351

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Erath Farmer’s Market

Join the Town of Erath as they hold their Famer’s Market in Erath City Park. Plenty of vendors will be on-hand selling fresh vegetables, eggs, preserves, breads and other baked goods, plants, crafts and more.  Fresh fruits and vegetables help you prepare healthy meals for you and your family! Open June-December once a month on …

100 City Park Drive, Erath, LA 70533
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Eunice Farmer’s Market

Choose from seasonal garden vegetables, fruits, and other locally made products.  Fresh produce helps you make healthy meals for you and your family! Open April-November on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM and Saturdays from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 

Park Avenue and Second Street, Eunice, LA 70535
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Exxon Mobil YMCA-Farmers Market

Red Stick Farmers mission is to build a healthy and strong local food system; to increase sustainability of independent local farmers, fishers and food producers; and to foster stewardship of land and community through public markets. Open seasonally (weather permitting) on Thursdays from 9:00AM-12:00PM.

7717 Howel Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70807
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Faithful Families Thriving Communities

Faithful Families Thriving Communities offers faith communities simple solutions to help them eat smart, move more, and prevent chronic disease. The program provides individuals, families, and communities with the skills to be able to eat more meals at home, move more in their everyday routine, and help their communities lead healthier lives.  Vision of Faithful …

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Family Tree Counseling

The Family Tree Counseling Program is comprised of licensed counselors and counselors working towards licensure, who provide assistance and guidance to those who need assistance resolving personal, social, or psychological problems and difficulties.  These counselors are able to provide a variety of assistance to individuals, families, step-families, single parents, couples, senior citizens, teens and children ages three and …

2435 West Congress Street, Lafayette, LA 70503
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Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market of Leesville

Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market provides a link between the Marksville community and area growers and producers, and an enjoyable venue for purchasing fresh, local food directly from the grower.  Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market ensures local consumers have a opportunity for fresh, healthy food which is harvested nearby. Saturday’s from 8:00 AM-2:00 PM

507 3rd Street, Leesville, LA 71446
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