Wellness Services

1254 Highland Avenue
Clarkston, WA 99403

Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm

The Tri-State Wellness team consists of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN) and a Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (RN, CDE). RDN’s are trained to assist with your nutrition needs. The Diabetes Care and Education Specialist assists in providing the right information and support necessary to make diabetes self-care very manageable in your everyday life.

Clinical Nutrition

What is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist?

A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist is a food and nutrition expert who interprets nutritional needs of individuals to create practical solutions for a healthy lifestyle. As an essential part of your health care, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist’s will provide a patient with access to correct and useful information.

Anyone can be a nutritionist but a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist must meet specific academic and professional requirements including:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Food and Nutrition
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) approved Dietetic Internship or equivalent
  • Registration through national exam by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Mandatory continuing education​

Wellness Programs

  • Cooking Class
    • A free six-week cooking and nutrition class for adults that teaches how to create a meal plan, shop on a budget, culinary techniques, and adding flavor when cooking, in a manner that is healthy and pleasing to the pallet
  • Individual Medical Nutrition Therapy
    • Medical Nutrition Therapy is an evidence-based medical approach to help improve a person’s health and well-being through creating a comprehensive nutrition assessment, planning and implementing nutrition interventions
      including, personalized health education
    • The RDN will then measure and evaluate an individual’s progress over regular
      follow-ups
  • Intuitive Eating
    • An empowerment tool that helps people separate from the prison of diet culture
      and weight obsession
    • An 11-week program with an approach that teaches how to create a healthy
      relationship with food, mind, and body; after completing the class, all
      participants have access to our ongoing monthly Intuitive Eating support group
  • Real Solutions
    • Will help develop a personalized weight management system while learning
      strategies to overcome barriers to success
    • This class will discuss the basics of weight loss, tips to maintain weight loss, and how to get started with physical activity
    • 12-week education program; includes a Real Solutions workbook

Diabetes Services

Services Offered


Tri-State Wellness Diabetes Care and Education Specialist’s mission is to empower their patients with the self-care management skills necessary to improve their quality of life.

  • A complete individual assessment and education plan for each patient
  • Education topics include healthy eating, being active, taking medication (both oral and injectable), monitoring, problem-solving, healthy coping, and reducing risks
  • Follow-up reports are sent to the referring provider
  • Individual appointments are available with the educator
  • Insulin injection, insulin pump, and continuous glucose monitoring system starts and maintenance
  • Services include individual or group sessions; both services require a provider referral​

Diabetes Programs

Are you at risk for diabetes? Have you recently been diagnosed or had a change in your treatment? Tri-State Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education Program is accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). Our mission is to empower our clients with the self-care management skills necessary to improve their quality of life.

  • Diabetes Education Information Seminars
    • FREE diabetes education information seminars are scheduled for most months of the year and provide up-to-date information related to diabetes. These information seminars offer an opportunity to network with others who have diabetes. Anyone is welcome, including those that have a loved one with diabetes or people that have prediabetes. The information seminars are held on the first Tuesday of the month (except November and December) from 4:00PM – 5:00PM, in the Tri-State Memorial Hospital Conference Room.
  • Prediabetes Education Class
    • Prediabetes Education Classes are offered four times per year. Prediabetes Education Classes discuss topics including how to make healthy changes to decrease the risk of diabetes, how to maintain those changes over time, and how to improve insulin resistance.​

American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

Tri-State Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education Program is accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).
Ask your provider for a referral or contact Trudy Bly, RN, CDE at 509.758.5511 Ext. 2512.

Accepted Insurance

We accept most types of insurance at Tri-State Memorial Hospital & Medical Campus. If you have questions regarding if one of our providers is "in network" with your health insurance plan, please contact your insurance company directly, or you may contact one of our Patient Access Representatives at 509.254.2716.

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