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Our program strives to make you an active member of the decision-making team. Part of that process is making sure you have all the tools you need to be successful and understand your options. Below you will find a variety of helpful resources.



Apps for Weight Management

  • MyFitnessPal: Calorie counter and tracker for diet and exercise. Tracks a combination of fitness goals and also provides nutrition analysis help
  • LoseIt: Calorie counter and tracker for diet and exercise
  • Sparkpeople Food and Fitness Tracker: Food and fitness tracker for people looking to lose ½ lb to 2 lb per week or to maintain weight
  • Fast Food Calorie Counter: Includes restaurants and menu items with nutritional information including calories, fat, carbohydrates, fiber and protein

Apps for Diabetes

  • Diabetes Companion: Includes complete nutrition facts for common foods, recipes, informative videos, Q&A for common diabetes related issues and blood glucose tracking tools
  • Glycemic Index Meal Planner: Calculates the overall glycemic index and glycemic load for individual meals and for the entire day

Mindfulness and Stress Reduction

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