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To Whom It May Concern:

Ohio State University Extension offices are compiling resources for a database to be maintained by the Ohio Department of Health. I would appreciate any information the Office of Minority Health Resource Center would be able to give me pertaining to the Lucas County area (Toledo, Oregon, Maumee, Sylvania, etc). Our deadline is February 1st, so I would appreciate a response via email by January 24th.

Areas in which we would welcome any help are: [see the six sections below as part of the response].

Thank you in advance for any assistance you are able to lend.

Answer

Hello,

Thank you for contacting The Office of Minority Health Resource Center.

I have collected as much information as I could on all your areas of interest. Please let me know if you have any questions about the information I provided or if there is anyway we can assist you further.

Section 1: What educational support services are available for people with diabetes in Lucas County, including Registered Dietitians and Certified Diabetes Educators?

The Ohio Department of Health does have a Diabetes prevention program:
The Ohio Diabetes Prevention and Control Program strives to improve Ohioan’s access to quality diabetes care and services for the purpose of reducing the burden of diabetes and its complications.

Ohio Department of Health
Ohio Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

246 N. High St., 8th FL.
Columbus, Ohio 43266-0118
Telephone: (614) 644-8311
Fax: (614) 644-7740
Email: BHPRR@odh.ohio.gov

Nutrition, Exercise, and Tobacco

The Health Promotion Program, funded by grants from the Ohio Department of Health, concentrates its efforts in the areas of physical activity, nutrition, and tobacco education and prevention. Trainings in these areas are offered to school personnel, community leaders, and other health professionals in Lucas County.
For more information on these programs, call 419-213-4169

Section 2: Who are the Primary Care Physicians/Practices, Endocrinologists or other physicians in Lucas County that provide care to persons with diabetes?

The Endocrine Society as well as the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist offers the capabilities to search for endocrinologist with a zip-code or city search. These are the results they gave me within your area:

Dr. Raymond Earle Bourey, MD
Other
 
Medical Director
Regional Ctr for Sleep Med
4041 W Sylvania Ave
Ste 202
Toledo, OH 43623
Phone: 419-292-1616
Fax: 419-472-2193
Areas of concentration: Diabetes Mellitus/Metabolism
Metabolic Syndrome
Other
General Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Sub-specialty board certification: Endo, Diab & Metab


Dr Cynthia Dorsey, MD
General Endocrinology
 
Medical Central Health Systemr
295 Glessmer Ave
Mansfield, OH 44903
Phone: 419-522-2734
Fax: 419-522-2240
Distance: 7.175 miles | View a Map
Areas of concentration: Diabetes Mellitus/Metabolism
Thyroid Dysfunction
Lipid Disorders
Other
General Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Sub-specialty board certification: Endo, Diab & Metab

The Ohio Department of Health http://www.odh.ohio.gov/healthresources/healthCareProviderSearch.aspx also has a physician locator service on their website. Here are the results I retrieved form looking at Lucas County. Also please take a look at Ohio Department of Health Find a Doctor (search)

  • BEHAM, RICHARD A MD
    3140 W CENTRAL AVE
    TOLEDO, Ohio 43606
    Phone: 419-251-1369

  • BRUNNER, JOHN E MD
    3140 W CENTRAL AVE
    TOLEDO, Ohio 43606
    Phone: 419-537-5111

  • DELAMATER, PAUL V MD
    3140 W CENTRAL AVE
    TOLEDO, Ohio 43606
    Phone: 419-537-5111

  • HORNER, JAMES M MD
    2222 CHERRY ST STE 2300
    TOLEDO, Ohio 43608
    Phone: 419-251-8025

Section 3: What are the Diabetes Educational Services available in Lucas County including all hospital-based, health department, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Dining With Diabetes, Community Wellness Centers/Programs and voluntary agencies (such as Central Ohio Diabetes Association, Diabetes Association of Greater Cleveland, Diabetes Association of the Dayton Area, Juvenile Diabetes Foundations, etc)?

Flower Hospital
(419) 291-6767
Diabetes Education
http://www.promedica.org

Diabetes Case Management Program - Diabetes Case Management consists of an initial nutritional educational program and periodic session with a participating community pharmacist. There is no cost to participate in these programs. Enrollees who participate in the Diabetes Case Management Program are eligible for 100% reimbursement for approved nutritional education programs and up to 100 lancets and test strips per month through the Prescription Drug Plan.
http://www.co.lucas.oh.us/Benefits/DiseaseManagementPrograms.asp

Section 4: What physical activity services/facilities are available for people with diabetes in your county? Include walking paths, exercise clubs, YMCA’s, YWCA’s, recreational facilities, parks, etc.

Centeral Ohio Diabetes Association has a program entitled Walking in the Neighborhood

Local Parks (from http://www.Ohio.gov)
http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/parks/parks/tabid/80/Default.aspx
Choose an activity and see which park is best
http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/parks/parks/tabid/80/Default.aspx

YMCA Locations
There are several YMCA locations in the Lucas County area- all with plenty of social, physical and family activities. The best way to see each location is to go to http://www.ymca.net/find_your_ymca/
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Lucas County Health Department (Ohio)
One Government Center
Ste 470
Toledo, OH 43604
Phone: 419-213-4100
Fax: 419-213-4141

Section 5: What social support services are available for people with diabetes in your county? Include diabetes coalitions, voluntary agencies and diabetes support groups at local hospitals or other locations.

FWD (Families living With Diabetes) is a support group of families in the Northwestern area of Cincinnati (West Chester, Mason, Liberty Twp.). Contact Lora Melin at melin@fuse.net

Lucas County Diabetes Support Groups (courtesy of http://www.defeatDiabetes.org Exit Disclaimer)

Place: Flower Hospital - ProMedica Health System
Program Name: Diabetes Outpatient Education ProMedica
Address: 5200 Harroun Road, Suite 218
City, State, Zip: Sylvania, OH, 43560
Telephone: 419-824-1953

Place: Glenbyrne Pharmacy, Inc.
Program Name: Community Diabetes Self-Management Program
Address: 1544 S. Byrne Road
City, State, Zip: Toledo, OH, 43614
Telephone: 419-385-5644

Place: Mercy Health Partners
Program Name: Mercy Health Partners Diabetes Education Services
Address: 3140 West Central Avenue
City, State, Zip: Toledo, OH, 43606
Telephone: 419-537-5127

Place: Flower Hospital - ProMedica Health System
Program Name: Diabetes Outpatient Education, ProMedica
Address: Center for Health Services 2150 Central Avenue
City, State, Zip: Toledo, OH, 43606
Telephone: 419-471-5894

Place: Mercy Health Partners
Program Name: The Outpatient Diabetes Education Program of the Northwest Ohio Center for Diabetes in Pregnancy
Address: 2213 Cherry Street
City, State, Zip: Toledo, OH, 43608
Telephone: 419-251-5250

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