WV Health Connection
A collaborative effort led by the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, Division of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease. WV Health Connection is a system for patients to discover community wellness programs that are convenient and accessible. To do this, WV Health Connection links healthcare providers to local chronic disease prevention services and connects patients to health-promotion programs.
Bruce Chertow Diabetes Center
Bruce Chertow Diabetes Center, named for long-time Marshall endocrinologist Bruce S. Chertow, MD, combines your care with diabetes education in order to help you better manage your diabetes and find your way toward better health. Our focused education programs are centered on diabetes self care.
The Bruce Chertow Diabetes Center has been Recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Diabetes Self-Management Education* and Support.
An outpatient department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Erma Ora Byrd Center
1249 15th Street, 3rd Floor
Huntington, WV 25701
The Joslin Diabetes Center
The certified diabetes educators with the Joslin Diabetes Center education affiliate at St. Mary’s Medical Center will partner with you and your physician to help effectively manage your diabetes.
The Joslin Diabetes Center education affiliate at St. Mary’s is accredited by the American Diabetes Association and is Medicare-approved.
For more information about Joslin, call 304-526-8363.
The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program
The YMCA program provides a supportive environment to learn how to adopt healthy habits and reduce your chances of developing this disease.
National Institute of Health research proves that programs like the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of cases of type 2 diabetes by almost 60%.
The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program is part of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention-led National Diabetes Prevention Program and is nationally supported by the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance.
To learn more, call 304-525-8127
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