Family Medicine Center for Living Well

at the University Town Centre, 6040 University Town Centre Drive, Morgantown, WV 26501

The WVU Family Medicine Center for Living Well houses multiple programs to promote a prevention and wellness culture in the community. These programs provide innovative and patient-oriented care in an accessible location.

Programs:

Eat Well, Live Well

This weight management/health promotion program is designed to support those who want to lose weight the healthy way and maintain a healthy lifestyle. The 16 week program (one hour per week) has both a morning and afternoon session offered to help accommodate all schedules. A Registered Dietitian (RD) facilitates the group classes and provides feedback to the students. Participants can attend as many classes as they desire but are encouraged to attend all sessions. The classes start every 4 months and run continuously. The program attendees have experienced many successful and inspiring outcomes. There is currently no charge for this program.

When: Mondays from 10:30-11:30am and 5:00-6:00pm

Cost: Free! Insurance will not be billed

Where: WVU Medicine at the University Town Centre, check-in with Family Medicine on the 2nd floor

How do I register? Call (304) 598-6900

Weight Management Program Details

Breathe Well, Live Well

This 6 week (1 hour per session) smoking cessation program is led by a team consisting of a Certified Tobacco Cessation Counselor and a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D). Various strategies to assist in quitting tobacco are discussed. The program leaders provide advice and resources to help obtain nicotine replacement products. The attendees of the class choose a quit date and make plans for success. Two meetings are held after the quit date to reinforce cessation and deal with relapse. There is currently no charge for this program.

When: Mondays from 5:30-7:00pm

Cost: Free! Insurance will not be billed

Where: WVU Medicine at the University Town Centre

How do I register? Speak with your Family Medicine physician, pharmacist, nurse, or call (304) 598-6900

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5 Ways to Get Ready to Quit Smoking

Move Well, Live Well

This program incorporates gentle yoga, breathing techniques, relaxation and meditation and nutrition to help participants improve their physical ability and achieve an improved mental outlook. Gentle yoga consists of non-strenuous bends, lifts and twists performed with a specific breathing pattern. These exercises can be done by anyone, regardless of physical limitations. There is currently no charge for these classes.

Where: WVU Medicine at the University Town Centre

How do I register? Speak with your Family Medicine physician or call (304) 598-6900

Diabetes Education Class

WVU Family Medicine received a certificate of recognition from the American Diabetes Association in June 2016. Now, in conjunction with the WVUH Diabetes Education Center, WVU Family Medicine at the University Town Center provides Diabetes Education and Self-management classes. A series of two 4-hour classes empower people with diabetes to better manage their disease. The Pharmacist and the Registered Dietitian/Certified Diabetes Educator co-teach the classes. Insurance plans are billed.

When: Wednesdays from 1:00-5:00pm

Cost: Insurance will be billed

Where: WVU Medicine at the University Town Centre, check-in with Family Medicine on the 2nd floor

How do I register? Call (304) 598-6900

 

These programs reside at the University Town Center campus of WVU Medicine, where parking is convenient and free of charge. Health professional coaches provide personalized service to any interested patient to facilitate the easy navigation of the many services provided and to ensure that they fit the individual’s needs.

For more information, please contact Judy Siebart, RD, CDE, at 304-598-6900.