Whiteman AFB Health Promotion and Nutritional Medicine

Whiteman AFB Health Promotion and Nutritional Medicine Making healthy behaviors the obvious, available, and popular choice through education, policy, and c
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The mission of Health Promotion includes:
- Comprehensively guide and support installation leadership in fostering a culture and environment that values health, fitness, and wellness.
- Reducing and removing existing barriers to individuals and organizations adopting sustainable strategies toward leading healthy lifestyles.
- Enhance the health of Airmen and beneficiaries.
- Improve the mission re

adiness, productivity, and resilience of Airmen. Services Include:
- Assessment of population health needs and interests for the installation.
- Identifying high-risk units with suboptimal population health metrics.
- Providing unit commanders, first sergeants, and superintendents with actionable data on Airmen health.
- Collaborating with unit commanders to implement evidence-based unit health interventions that promote Airmen health, fitness, and mission performance.
- Implementing and evaluating health communication interventions that promote healthy behaviors.
- Integrating and implementing community outreach and prevention programs through actively participating in the installation Community Action Team.
- Building 509th Medical Group capacities to effectively deliver clinical interventions that address health behaviors.
- Body Composition measurements using the Bod Pod and In-Body
- Individual appointments for weight management, to***co quit plans, sleep optimization and physical activity.
-Group education and information regarding nutrition, to***co free living, sleep optimization, nutritional supplements, and physical activity at the worksite is available upon request. Please contact the Health Promotion Coordinator at 660-687-1199.
- Healthy lifestyle contests at worksite are available
- Exercise classes
- Exercise physiology guidance


The mission of Nutritional Medicine includes:
- Diabetes Management
- HTN
- High Cholesterol
- Food Allergies
- Weight Management for Adults, Adolescents, and Children
- Bariatric

Services include:
- BEST S.E.L.F. healthy weight class including lifestyle behaviors
- Patients who are medically referred for nutrition medicine diagnosis (pre-diabetes, diabetes, cholesterol, high blood pressure, digestive conditions (Crohn's disease, IBS, etc), nutritional deficiencies, infant and child nutritional conditions.
- Classes or lectures regarding various nutrition topics upon request
- Nutrition community/worksite events upon request: ie cooking classes, meals prep classes, commissary tours

For more information on the services available from the Health Promotion
Dietitian, call 660-687-DIET (3438).

Address

509th Medical Group
Whiteman Air Force Base, MO
65305

Website

and http://www.whiteman.af.mil/units/509mdg/healthprom

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