WELLNESS

good lifestyle

WELLNESS PROGRAM

/ GOOD CHOICES, GOOD RESULTS

WELLNESS

good lifestyle

The Wellness Department helps Ketchikan Indian Community members make positive lifestyle changes through nutrition and exercise.

Main Reception

907.228.9428

Clinic Hours

Wed
1pm - 5pm
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri
8am - 12pm, 1pm - 5pm
CORE SERVICES
FORMING GOOD HABITS
Empowering individuals to make healthy choices.

The Wellness staff provides a safe and supportive environment for people who attend:

DIABETES
PREVENTION PROGRAM
LIFESTYLE
COACHING
ANNUAL
DIABETES EXAMS
DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT
& EDUCATION CLASSES
Registration & Rewards

Please follow KIC’s Announcements to stay up-to-date with current class schedules and registration details.

In addition to becoming a healthier you, you can earn $25 worth of produce and also enjoy a meal at every class. Yearlong class participants may receive: Calorie King Book, Measuring Cups & Food Scales, My Plate, Rec Center Pass, Water Bottle, Fat Free Cook Book, Weight Scale, Traditional Food Guide, River Journal, Coffee Cup, Pedometers, Seaweed Book & Berry Picker.*

*Items may change depending on availability.

CORE PRIORITIES
PREVENTION
Diabetes Prevention

Diabetes Prevention Program class is offered in a group format for 24 sessions. Education topics include how to make healthy nutrition choices, increase activity, learn to eat out and make good choices, and managing stress. Participants are supported in reaching their weight loss goal through healthier eating and increased physical activities.

Individualized Coaching & Support

You will meet individually with a lifestyle coach once a month to discuss how things are going, and to help customize your program to meet your personal needs and style.

MANAGEMENT & CARE
Diabetes Self-Management & Education

Diabetes Self-Management education is available in a group setting for four classes over a course of two months or in an dividual setting. Education topics include monitoring blood glucose, medication management, and carbohydrate counting.

Retinal Eye Care, Foot Care & Oral Health Care

The optomap ultra-widefield digital retinal imaging device helps you and your eye doctor make informed decisions about your eye health and over-all well-being. Diabetic foot exams can be provided. Annual oral health exams are recommended, even for patients who wear full dentures.

SMOKING CESSATION
Nicotine patches and gum are available through KIC Pharmacy’s Smoking Cessation Program (228-9205) Zyban & Chantix are available by prescription from your primary care provider.

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