Our Founder and Executive Director, Diabetes Educator and Lifestyle Coach. She starts with an initial 45 minute consultation to better understand your current health status, goals, motivation and determination. From there she can work with you to create a customized plan of action to better manage your diabetes and your overall health. Call to schedule an appointment today. 843-236-1928.
She is also a Certified Ketogenic Lifestyle Coach, a Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Coach, author and public speaker. Kristi also teaches monthly cooking classes!
Alexis Elliott, LCSW, LISW-CP, CDE, with Diabetes and Obesity Treatment Strategies, has partnered with the Diabetes Wellness Council to provide a unique and much needed service.
Behavioral health is an important component of overall health, and plays an integral role in diabetes care. Diabetes and Obesity Treatment Strategies specializes in mental health, and behavioral and lifestyle challenges among people with diabetes and those at risk for diabetes. Based upon individualized treatment plans, both traditional counseling and behavioral coaching are offered.
Alexis is a licensed clinical social worker, a certified diabetes educator, and health education specialist. She is the first and (currently) only provider in the state of South Carolina recognized by the American Diabetes Association's mental health provider directory, which designates clinicians who are experienced in the struggles unique to diabetes. Her motto is "Don't just survive with diabetes...thrive!"
Alexis is from the Grand Strand and has recently relocated back to the Myrtle Beach area. She earned her bachelor's of science in health promotion from Coastal Carolina University and achieved her masters in social work from University of North Carolina Wilmington. She has worked for many years as a behavioral health coach for a North Carolina hospital in outpatient diabetes and nutrition, bariatrics, transition care, and community health services. Throughout her career, she has helped more than one thousand individuals, given numerous presentations, and her work has been published and made headlines.
The Diabetes Wellness Council is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to educating people affected by diabetes and improving management and lifestyle.
Appointments are available now. Call today for more information or to schedule your session 843-236-1928. You can also reach Alexis directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Call us today to find out more about preventing the onset of Type 2 diabetes or just to determine your risk.
Come connect with others who are going through the same issues, get advice, insight, and of course, lots of support. This is a support group for all dealing with diabetes. Type 1, Type 2,
gestational, and even care givers.We will be scheduling guest speakers and will provide refreshments. $5 recommended donation. The group will meet the first Tuesday of every month at 6pm (excluding holidays).
Tuesday, February 5th - Alexis Elliott, Diabetes and Behavioral Health
Tuesday, March 5th - KC Hall Debunking the Life Insurance Myths
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.