Nutrition Program

Knowledge is an important weapon against the complications of diabetes. Learning what to eat, testing blood sugars, taking diabetes medication, and treating low and high blood sugars  correctly are all important factors in preventing diabetes complications. Having an A1C of over 6.5% puts a person at risk. Here at the Center, we now are offering a class in diabetes management.  In addition, we also have appointments  to see the Dietitian/Diabetes Educator for individualized counseling.


Another area where knowledge is important is in our Pediatric population. 1-2 American children have a chronic illness. The “new childhood epidemics” are autism, ADHD/ADD, asthma, allergies, etc. Many parents are unaware that good nutrition can make a huge difference in their kids’ lives; sometimes even getting off their medications. The Center is now offering a basic class for ADHD/Anxiety and nutrition and/or individualized counseling.


Hours of Operation
Tuesday  10:30 am - 7:00 pm   

Elysse Karnegis, Dietitian

• Practicing since 1983

• Registered & licensed dietitian and 

   certified diabetes educator

• Trained at University of Dayton in 

   Dayton, OH

• Dietetic Internship at JacksonMemorial 

   Hospital, Miami, FL

Phone: 305.474.1800
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Please call on Tuesdays and Thursdays. That way you can speak with Elise individually and she can help to guide you as to which program is best.