Diabetes Wellness Program

Improve your health with our effective Diabetes Eating & Wellness Program

(we call it DEW for short)


8 90-minute classes covering important topics for managing diabetes at convenient locations throughout Hampton Roads


Innovative coaching and weekly accountability check-ins to support your progress

Gym Membership

1 Month Free YMCA Membership for your Household

Taught & coached by LWell Registered Dietitians & Certified Diabetic Educators

Caroline Fornshell

Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist and Certified Diabetic Educator

Heather Bauman

Registered Nurse and Certified Diabetic Educator

Rosemary Hutcherson

Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist

Class topics include

Defining Diabetes

What is Diabetes and what does it mean for you.

Being Active

Blood sugar response and how to move it.

Healthy Eating

Carbohydrate counting and eating for health.

Taking Medications

Learn all about diabetic medications.

Self Monitoring

Learn the warning signs.

Problem Solving

Living with diabetes can be very manageable if you plan ahead.

Healthy Coping

Healthy strategies for coping with diabetes.

Reducing Risk

Learn what you can do to avoid complications.

Hampton Roads DEW Class Locations

Fall Session @ Victory Family YMCA

Fridays 1:30-3:00pm
September 21, 28
October, 5, 12, 19, 26
November 2, 9

101 Long Green Boulevard
Yorktown, VA 23693

Fall Session @ Hampton Family YMCA

Fridays 1:30-3:00pm
September 21, 28
October, 5, 12, 19, 26
November 2, 9

1 YMCA Way
Hampton, VA 23669

Fall Session @ Bayview Physicians Group

Mondays 10:30am-noon
Sept 17, 24
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Nov 5, 12

2000 Meade Parkway
Suffolk VA 23434

Covered by Insurance

Join the Fall DEW