The Culinary Medicine for Chronic Disease Shared Medical Appointment utilizes culinary medicine to improve and/or reverse common chronic diseases including diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension), high blood cholesterol (dyslipidemia), and obesity.
All group sessions will be held in our Culinary Medicine Teaching Kitchen with our chef and physician for hands-on practice and/or culinary demonstration. Not only will you will learn how to shop, plan and prepare healthy meals, but best of all you’ll get samples to taste how great nutritious meals can be.
To learn more about or register for a Culinary Medicine for Chronic Disease Shared Medical Appointment, call 216.448.HEAL (4325) Option 4.
How Program Helps
How our program can help you
In six in-depth appointments over six months, Cleveland Clinic Culinary Medicine for Chronic Disease can help you learn to prepare savory meals that are good for you.
These appointments combine the joy of cooking with evidence-based application of food and nutrition to specific medical concerns. When you learn to prepare savory meals, that are also good for you, over time, your food preference will naturally shift to choosing foods that heal you rather than hurt you.
Covered by Most Plans
Shared medical appointments are covered by most insurance plans. Participants are responsible for insurance copays for each appointment and for a one-time charge for program materials. (There is no copay for the physician component of this program for Cleveland Clinic employees.)
Cleveland Clinic Culinary Medicine for Chronic Disease appointments are offered at the Center for Integrative & Lifestyle Medicine, in the serene surroundings of the Wellness Institute on Cleveland Clinic’s Lyndhurst campus.