The COVID-19 shutdown is a very difficult time for many of us in many ways. Many are finding that we temporarily may have too much time on our hands and that anxious feeling that we should be doing something productive. Meanwhile excess weight, less than optimal diabetes control, and less than the best food choices reduce our ability to fight Coronavirus. We’ve put together a Guide to Boosting Your Immune System Through Nutrition, available when you sign up to our mailing list.
Why Not Invest That Extra Energy and Time in Better Health!
You can only watch so much Netflix! With families spending so much more time together, we’re looking for new activities-delicious healthy cooking and increased exercise can be just the thing to cure the stir-crazies.
The Skills You Develop Stay With You For Life!
Why not talk with our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist to help you refine your focus and define your vision of success. We are focused on helping you achieve your goals by providing accountability and support. We use a mindfulness approach and help you find the best resources for meal planning, shopping, cooking and physical activity. We can act as the accountability partner that you need to turn your hopes into actions that get health results that last.
Laura Phillips is loved by clients all over the valley and has been seeing clients at Alaska Weight Management and Diabetes Counseling since 2018. She has been a registered dietitian/nutritionist in Alaska for over 25 years. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama and is accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Her background includes nutrition counseling and clinical nutrition at Valley Hospital and South Central Foundation as well as nutrition management at Mat-Su Regional, North Star and the Anchorage School District.
Most private insurance plans don’t require a formal referral. However, if you have been told that your blood glucose or cholesterol is elevated, or that you have diabetes or any number of other health problems, it helps to have a referral so that labs and medication details are available during our visits. Medicare requires a referral. Your medical provider can fax referrals to (907) 312-7700.
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Telehealth services are covered by many insurance plans and we will be happy to check prior to your visit. In office services are typically covered under preventive care provisions of private health plans if you have a BMI over 30. We offer this resource for Obtaining A Quote From Your Insurance. Here are some examples of typical insurance coverages: