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TRIAD Program or Taking Responsibility In Addressing Diabetes

Program Type: Promising Practice -Programs not formally evaluated (or formal evaluation is not yet complete) but identified by experts as programs with results suggesting efficacy and worthy of further study in broader pilot implementation efforts.

The TRIAD program stands for Taking Responsibility In Addressing Diabetes. The TRIAD program is a collaboration between the Oneida Community Health Center Diabetes Team/Medical Clinic [Physicians/Educators/Nurses], Health Promotion Department [Wellness Coaches], and Oneida Family Fitness Center [Fitness Specialists or Personal Trainers.] It is a 12 week exercise program where patients work individually or as a family with a personal trainer and wellness coach to increase physical activity, improve cardiometabolic health, and lost weight. Data is collected that includes pre/post fitness assessment [BMI, Waist to Hip Ratio, Aerobic Fitness, Strength, Flexibility, and Weight Loss], pre/post wellness/vision assessment, and pre/post hemoglobin A1C levels. For more information, including data trends, program development, internal/external processes, referral systems, database tracking, program evaluation, and promotion, please contact Margaret VanDen Heuvel at or [920] 869-4941.

Age Group(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Elderly

Site Type(s):
Clinic/Health Center, Other: Fitness Center

Health Indicator(s):
Cardiovascular Disease , Diabetes , Health Education , Nutrition , Physical Activity

Service Area:

Behavioral health/behavioral change, Chronic conditions , Group process , Health promotion and wellness, Lifestyle coaching, Motivation, Overweight and obesity, Physical activity, Policy development and planning, SDPI, Teaching strategies

URL: Not applicable

Overall Cost: $79,832.62

Name: Margaret VanDen Heuvel
Site or Location Name: Oneida Community Health Center or Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin
P.O. Box 365
525 Aiport Rd
Oneida, WI 54155
Phone: [920] 869-4941