2005 Guide To Women's Health Resources

GENERAL WOMEN’S HEALTH

NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

(women’s health site)
www.cdc.gov/health/womensmenu.htm

MedlinePlus

(U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes on Health information site)
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/womenshealth.html

The National Women’s Health Information Center

www.womenshealth.gov

The New York Times women’s health section

www.nytimes.com/pages/health/womenshealth/index.html

LOCAL EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Allina Hospitals & Clinics general health website

www.medformation.com

Mayo Clinic’s general health website

www.mayoclinic.com

Teen Health 411

This extensive website is provided by three Twin Cities teen clinics: the Annex, Teen Age Medical Services, and West Suburban Teen Clinic. www.teenhealth411.org

Women’s Health and Wellness Program at North Memorial Medical Center

Provides women’s wellness programs and health-related seminars.
North Memorial Medical Center
3300 N. Oakdale Ave.
Robbinsdale, MN 55422
763-520-5244

DATA RESOURCES

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Provides recent health research findings in order to further the AHRQ’s mission of improving the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.
540 Gaither Rd.
Rockville, MD 20850
301-427-1364
www.ahrq.gov/research/womenix.htm

Improving the Health of Midlife Women: Policy Options for the 21st Century (2001)

This report documents steps the federal government should take to improve women’s health.
Women’s Research & Education Institute
1750 NW New York Ave.,
Suite 350
Washington, D.C. 20006
202-628-0444
www.wrei.org/pubs/index.htm

Making the Grade on Women’s Health: A National and State-by-State Report Card 2004

The National Women’s Law Center provides a downloadable document that assesses and compares women’s health nationally and by individual states.
11 NW Dupont Circle, Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20036
202-588-5180
www.nwlc.org/details.cfm?id=1861&section=health

Women’s Health Data Book: A Profile of Women’s Health in the United States (2001)

Downloadable in pdf format from the Kaiser Family Foundation website, this data book offers information on health issues affecting women of all ages.
2400 Sand Hill Rd.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
650-854-9400
www.kff.org/womenshealth/6004-index.cfm

MINNESOTA-BASED PRIMARY CARE CLINICS SPECIALIZING IN WOMEN’S CARE

Allina Medical Clinic—Coon Rapids Women’s Health

3960 Coon Rapids Blvd.,
Suite 101
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
763-236-9236

Fairview Riverside Women’s Clinic, Minneapolis

701 S. 25th Ave., Suite 402
Minneapolis, MN 55454
612-672-2900

HealthPartners Health Center for Women

2635 W. University Ave.,
Suite 160
St. Paul, MN 55114
651-254-3500

Mayo Clinic Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine

200 SW First St.
Rochester, MN 55905
507-284-5135

Women’s Health Center at Fairview-University Medical Center

In addition to addressing various women’s health issues, the center has gynecological oncologists on staff.
516 SE Delaware St.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-626-3444
and
420 SE Delaware St.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-626-3444

Women’s Health Consultants

821 Marquette Ave., Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-333-4822

HEART DISEASE

NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

 

American Heart Association

www.americanheart.org

 

HeartHealthyWomen

A joint project of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation and WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, the website is sponsored by the Office on Women’s Health of the Department of Health and Human Services.

 

Cardiovascular Research Foundation

55 E. 59th St., Sixth Floor
New York, NY 10022

https://www.aclsmedicaltraining.com

 

WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease

WomenHeart is the only national patient-advocacy organization founded by women with heart disease and dedicated to reducing death and disability among the 8 million American women living with the disease.
818 NW 18th St., Suite 930
Washington, D.C. 20006
202-728-7199
www.womenheart.org

LOCAL EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Douglas County Hospital, Alexandria
Cardiac Support Group:

Held the third Wednesday of January, April, July, and October at 4 p.m. in the Douglas County Hospital education room. 320-762-6005.

Fairview Rehabilitation Services
Healing Hearts:

Topics include risk-factor management, stress reduction, and how to recognize symptoms of a heart problem, as well as lectures from a registered dietitian and pharmacist. Open to all patients and family members. Free.
952-924-5204 (information); 612-672-7272 (registration).

HEARRT (Heart Education and Risk Reduction Tips):

For those at risk for heart disease or those recently diagnosed. Led by exercise physiologists, occupational therapists, and dietitians, this class shows how little changes can improve heart health. Discussions highlight heart-healthy eating, weight management, and ways to incorporate daily exercise. Stress management, high blood pressure, and diabetes also addressed. Various dates and metro locations. Free. 612-672-7272. http://rehabservices.fairview.org/hearrt.asp

North Memorial Medical Center

After Angioplasty: Wellness seminar for patients and their families; designed to help them cope with lifestyle changes following coronary angioplasty or coronary angioplasty with stent placement. Usually held the second Wednesday of each month (except July and August) from 7 to 9 p.m.
763-520-5092.

Heart Club:

Educational group for those with cardiovascular disease or those at risk for developing heart disease. Held the third Tuesday of each month (except July and August) from 7 to 9 p.m.
763-520-5092.

Hearts with a Future:

A support group for people who have an implanted cardiac defibrillator and their families. The group meets three times
a year at alternating locations in Minneapolis and St. Paul. 763-520-2000.

Rice Memorial Hospital, Willmar

Heart Failure Clinic: Helps patients meet the daily challenges of heart failure by providing access to care, evaluating individual responses to drug therapy, and educating them about diet and exercise.
301 SW Becker Ave.
Willmar, MN 56201
320-231-8770

Women’s Heart Disease Prevention Center at United Hospital’s John Nasseff Heart Hospital
Cardiac Mentors:

Former heart patients visit current cardiac patients to offer support and encouragement. 651-241-8337.
Cooking for Wellness: A class designed to educate people in planning and preparing low-fat, low-cholesterol, and low-sodium foods. For dates and registration, call Allina’s Medformation at 651-697-3333.

Living with Heart Failure Support Group:

A community-based group for people with heart failure. Meetings are held the first Thursday of the month from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Minneapolis Heart Building. Free. 651-863-3900.

One-on-one Counseling:

A one-hour personalized assessment for women that includes a brief health history and physical and provides individual education, counseling, and assistance with health goals. Classes and support groups for women dealing with heart disease.
651-241-5669.

United Hospital’s Hearts Cardiac Club:

Monthly meetings in March, April, May, September, and November for people with heart disease. Held the second Wednesday of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Meetings feature presentations on such topics as cholesterol, nutrition, and medication.
651-697-3333.

MINNESOTA-BASED PATIENT CARE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

The Cardiac Centers of Mercy & Unity Hospitals
Mercy Hospital

4050 Coon Rapids Blvd.
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
763-236-6000
and

Unity Hospital

550 Osborne Rd.
Fridley, MN 55432
763-236-5000

Hennepin Heart Center at Hennepin County

Medical Center
701 Park Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
612-873-4105

John Nasseff Heart Hospital/Women’s Heart Disease Prevention Center of United Hospital

333 N. Smith Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-241-8195

Mayo Clinic Women’s Heart Clinic

200 SW First St.
Rochester, MN 55905
507-284-8612

Minneapolis Heart Institute

920 E. 28th St., Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-863-3900, 800-582-5175

Minnesota Heart Clinic at the Minnesota Heart and Vascular Center

Fairview Southdale Hospital
6405 S. France Ave.,
Suites W200 and W300
Edina, MN 55435
952-924-9005

North Memorial Women’s Heart Clinic

WestHealth
2855 Campus Dr., Suite 550
Plymouth, MN 55441
763-520-4949

St. Mary’s Duluth Clinic Heart Center

No physician referral required.
400 E. Third St.
Duluth, MN 55805
218-786-3443, 888-253-0394

 

CANCER

NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

American Cancer Society

Provides education, support, research funding, and more. National support groups include Reach to Recovery (trained volunteers who are also survivors counsel breast cancer patients), Look Good…Feel Better (for adults or teens; teaches female cancer patients beauty techniques to help restore appearance and self-image during chemo and radiation treatments), and I Can Cope (education and support classes for adults with cancer and their loved ones). Call 1-800-ACS-2345 for information on local meetings; www.cancer.org

breastcancer.org

A nonprofit website providing online community and support for patients and survivors, as well as the latest breast research and information from experts; www.breastcancer.org

National Cancer Institute

Provides current, comprehensive information on all major types of cancer, treatments, and clinical trials. Referrals to treatment facilities and doctors. 1-800-4-CANCER; www.cancer.gov

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

www.ovarian.org

LOCAL EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Allina Hospitals & Clinics

For a detailed list of support groups and classes, call Medformation at 651-697-3333,
or visit www.medformation.com

Douglas County Hospital, Alexandria
Cancer Support Group:

Held the third Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. in the Douglas County Hospital boardroom. 320-762-6027.

Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance

A member organization with a database of more than 500 ovarian cancer survivors and families of survivors; provides education and research grants for studies on early detection, treatment, and quality of life.
3751 S. Alabama Ave., Suite 100
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
952-890-8775
www.mnovarian.org

North Memorial’s Humphrey Cancer Institute

Classes and support groups, plus general cancer information including books, videos, audiotapes, and printed materials. 763-520-5155; www.northmemorial.com/cancer

 
Breast Cancer Support Group:

Meets monthly.

Look Good, Feel Better:

Beauty tips for female cancer patients undergoing chemo and radiation.

Wellness Retreat:

An eve-ning for people with cancer and their friends and families to learn about complementary therapies. Includes a light organic meal and a full body massage or facial. Held at the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis. 763-520-5158.
Women in Nature: An outdoor experience for women with cancer, offered each fall and winter in northern Minnesota. 763-520-5211.

Park Nicollet Clinics

Park Nicollet Cancer Center sponsors a variety of support and educational programs for patients and loved ones. All groups are free and meet at Park Nicollet Cancer Center, Methodist Hospital, 6500 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, unless otherwise specified. 952-993-5700; www.parknicollet.com/Clinic/classes/Cancer/cancer.html

Breast Cancer Support Group:

Meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month (women only) and at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month (couples).

The Continuing Journey:

For recurrent or advanced cancer patients. 5:30 p.m., first and third Tuesdays of each month.

Fabulous Faces:

Provides information about hair loss and skin changes. Patients learn techniques for head wraps, scarf tying, wigs, skin care, and make-up techniques. 6:30 p.m., third Tuesday, alternate months.

Living Well with Cancer:

For people in any treatment stage and their families and friends. 6:30 p.m., second Tuesday of every month.
Newly Diagnosed Informational Session: Patients newly diagnosed with cancer and their families find information, support, and resources. 5 to 6 p.m., first Wednesday of every month.

Patient Partner:

This one-on-one visitation program matches patients with volunteers who are cancer survivors and who provide understanding and emotional support.

Post-treatment Seminar:

For those who have completed, or soon will complete, cancer treatment. Each seminar covers different topics and provides time to meet with professionals and people who are at similar points in their battle with cancer. 6:30 to 8 p.m., second Wednesday, alternate months.
Reach to Recovery: Trained volunteers who have had breast cancer help guide and support women who have been newly diagnosed.

University of Minnesota Cancer Center

www.cancer.umn.edu

Breast Cancer Support Group:

Held the first and third Thursday of each month from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Phillips-Wangensteen building. Free. Open to breast cancer survivors and their families and friends. Light lunch served. 612-273-3982 or 612-273-6434.

Women’s Cancer Support Group:

Ongoing group for mutual support, information, and discussion. Facilitated by oncology staff from Fairview Southdale Breast Center and Fairview Southdale Hospital. First and third Thursdays of each month. Refreshments at 5:30 p.m., discussion from 6 to 7 p.m. Held at the American Cancer Society.
3316 W. 66th St.
Edina, MN 55435
952-924-5780 or 952-836-3606

Virginia Piper Cancer Institute

Center offers support and educational resources for people with cancer.
800 E. 28th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-863-4633
www.abbottnorthwestern.com/ahs/anw.nsf/page/overview

Bone Marrow Transplant Support Group:

Meets the third Wednesday of each month from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Piper Building, 4th floor conference room. No registration required.

Breast Cancer Support Group:

Facilitated by two registered nurses with a wealth of experience with breast cancer. No registration required. Meets the third Tuesday of each month, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more information, including meeting location, call the Piper Breast Center at 612-863-3150.

Cancer Education and Support Group:

Presentations on subjects related to coping with the challenges of a cancer diagnosis. Patients with cancer and their families are welcome. Meets the second Tuesday of each month, September through May, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. 612-863-7445.

Kids Count Too!

A class to help children cope with serious family illness through education and support. 612-863-7445.

The Living Room Resource Center:

Located on the fourth floor of the Piper Building. Professional staff and volunteers assist patients with a large inventory of current information on cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment options, and support services. 612-863-8713.

Look Good, Feel Better:

Designed to teach women undergoing cancer treatment the skills to cope with changes in physical appearance that may occur during radiation and chemotherapy. 612-863-7445.

Patient Partner:

A one-to-one confidential phone call or visit with a volunteer who has had a personal experience with cancer and can provide emotional support. 612-863-7445.

Willmar Cancer Center

Promotes the health and well being of patients diagnosed with cancer in the communities of west central Minnesota; a cooperative venture between Rice Memorial Hospital and Affiliated Community Medical Centers. www.ricehospital.com/services/wcc.htm

Cancer Support Group:

For patients and families dealing with cancer. Meets Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. in the Rice Memorial Hospital Solarium. 320-231-4211 or 800-247-1478 (Minnesota only).

Women’s Cancer Resource Center

Provides information, research, support groups, and a directory of providers in Minneapolis and St. Paul. All WCRC support groups are free and led by trained support facilitators who donate their services. Unless otherwise noted, all group meetings are held at the center. 612-822-4846 or 877-892-6742; www.givingvoice.org

Caregivers’ Group:

Respite, resources, and recognition
for men and women who share the care of family members or friends living with cancer. Led by a male and a female facilitator. Ongoing. Meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Ovarian Cancer Group:

In collaboration with the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance, this group is open to women with ovarian cancer at any stage. Ongoing; meets twice per month on the second and fourth Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Treatment Choices Group:

Open to all women with any type of cancer at any stage. Offers support and information to help make choices about treatment. Participate in discussions and presentations about a wide variety of alternative treatments. Ongoing. Meets the first and third Mondays of each month from 5 to 7 p.m.

MINNESOTA-BASED PATIENT CARE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
(some may require a physician referral)

Hennepin Comprehensive Cancer Center

Includes the Nancy Geltman Shiller Cancer Resource Library
701 Park Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
612-873-6369

Humphrey Cancer Institute at North Memorial Medical Center

3300 N. Oakdale Ave.,
Plaza 100
Robbinsdale, MN 55422
763-520-7887

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

200 SW First St.
Rochester, MN 55905
507-266-9288

Mayo Clinic Women’s Cancer Program

Education and treatment center for women.
200 SW First St.
Rochester, MN 55905
507-284-4300

Parker Hughes Cancer Center

2699 Patton Rd.
Roseville, MN 55113
651-796-5400 or 800-815-7505

Ridgeview Medical Center Women’s Imaging & Breast Center

500 S. Maple St.
Waconia, MN 55387
952-442-2191, ext. 5663

St. Luke’s Cancer Care Center

1001 E. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55802
218-249-7800 or 877-249-7800

Suburban Imaging—Mammograms

Locations throughout the Twin Cities.
4801 W. 81st St., Suite 108
Minneapolis, MN 55437
952-837-9700

Virginia Piper Cancer Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital

800 E. 28th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-863-4633

Women’s Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

516 SE Delaware St.
Clinic 1C (First Floor)
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-626-4338

 
Women’s Cancer Resource Center

4604 S. Chicago Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-822-4846 or 877-892-6742

BREAST CANCER: SPECIFIC SERVICES

Allina Medical Clinic—Coon Rapids Women’s Health

3960 Coon Rapids Blvd.,
Suite 101
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
763-236-9236

The Breast Care Program of Mercy & Unity Hospitals Diagnostic Center

8990 Spring Brook Dr.
MMEC Building 1, Suite 125
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
763-786-9460

The Breast Center of United Hospital

347 N. Smith Ave., Suite 600
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-241-8300

Fairview Southdale Breast Center

6363 S. France Ave., Suite 303
Edina, MN 55435
952-836-3600

Fairview-University Breast Center
Riverside site:

606 S. 24th Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55454
612-273-5700

University site:

424 SE Harvard St.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-273-5700

HealthEast Breast Care Center at St. John’s Hospital

1575 Beam Ave.
Maplewood, MN 55109
651-232-7667

Jane Brattain Breast Center

3850 Park Nicollet Blvd.,
Fourth Floor
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
952-993-3700

Mayo Breast Diagnostic Clinic/Breast Cancer Clinic

200 SW First St.
Rochester, MN 55905
Diagnostic Clinic: 507-284-1251
Cancer Clinic: 507-284-4137

Parker Hughes Cancer Center

2699 Patton Rd.
Roseville, MN 55113
651-796-5400 or 800-815-7505

Piper Breast Center

800 E. 28th St., Suite 402
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-863-3150

Regions Hospital Breast Health Center

640 Jackson St.
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-254-4600

Rice Memorial Hospital

301 SW Becker Ave.
Willmar, MN 56201
320-235-4543

St. Cloud Hospital Breast Center

1900 CentraCare Circle,
Suite 2375
St. Cloud, MN 56303
320-229-4919

St. Mary’s Duluth Clinic Breast Diagnostic Center

400 E. Third St.
Duluth, MN 55805
218-786-3849

University of Minnesota Physicians Cancer Clinic

Masonic Cancer Clinic
424 SE Harvard St.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-625-5411

 

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

LOCAL EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Allina Hospitals & Clinics

Information on becoming pregnant, having a healthy pregnancy, delivery, pregnancy classes, and the Pregnancy & Parenting eMagazine, customized to your due date. Links to Minnesota pregnancy classes. www.medformation.com

Fairview Metro Hospitals

(University Medical Center, Southdale, and Ridges) Birthing and parenting classes available. Class information at www.fairview.org/ceii/class/default.asp

Family Birthing Center at St. Cloud Hospital

Offers classes (childbirth preparation, refresher classes on labor and delivery, VBAC, breastfeeding, perinatal loss) and support groups. www.centracare.com/sch/centers/pcw/education.html

HealthEast Maternity Care Prenatal classes are listed at www.healtheast.org/community/1_community_education/1_prenatal_classes/index.cfm

Park Nicollet Clinics

Childbirth preparation classes offered throughout the year. 952-993-3454; www.parknicollet.com/clinic/classes/childbirth/childbirth.html

Planned Parenthood

Provides confidential reproductive health care and educational programs. Various locations: Minneapolis, St. Paul, Burnsville, Red Wing, St. Cloud, Owatonna, Mankato, and Rochester. 1-800-230-PLAN; www.ppmsd.org

Red Door Clinic

Hennepin County Community Health Department provides anonymous and confidential diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.
Health Services Building, Lower Level
525 S. Portland Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
612-348-6363

Teen Age Medical Services

Provides a wide range of outpatient health care services to adolescents in a comfortable, secure setting; all teens welcome regardless of ability to pay. Provided by Children’s Hospitals and Clinics.
2425 S. Chicago Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
612-813-6125
www.teenhealth411.org

BIRTH CENTERS

BirthCare at Hutchinson Area Health Care

Two midwives and three pediatricians on staff.
1095 S. Hwy. 15
Hutchinson, MN 55350
320-234-4823

The Birth Center of Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Located next to Children’s Hospital of Minneapolis, which has a perinatal center (including a Level 3 newborn intensive care unit).
800 E. 28th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-863-4065 or 651-697-3333
http://www.allina.com/ahs/anw.nsf/page/bc_home

The Birth Center at Mercy Hospital

4050 Coon Rapids Blvd.
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
763-236-8400

The Birth Center at North Memorial Medical Center

Delivery area is located next to a Level 3 newborn intensive care unit.
3300 N. Oakdale Ave.
Robbinsdale, MN 55422
763-520-1366

The Birth Center at Regions Hospital

640 Jackson St.
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-254-0059

The Birthing Center at St. Luke’s Hospital

Private suites for labor, delivery, and recovery.
915 E. First St.
Duluth, MN 55805
218-249-5605

The Birth Center of United Hospital

Inpatient and outpatient services, as well as a postpartum depression support group.
333 N. Smith Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-241-6290 or 651-697-3333

The Birth Center at Unity Hospital

After delivery, moms and their babies move over to the Family Center, which combines postpartum care, pediatrics, and gynecology.
550 Osborne Rd.
Fridley, MN 55432
763-236-4400

The Birthplace at Fairview Ridges Hospital

201 E. Nicollet Blvd.
Burnsville, MN 55337
952-892-2480

The Birthplace at Fairview Southdale Hospital

Maternal and newborn services along with a perinatal clinic and special care nursery.
6401 S. France Ave.
Edina, MN 55435
952-924-5200

The Birthplace at St. Mary’s Medical Center

407 E. Third St.
Duluth, MN 55805
218-786-4652

The Birthplace at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview Riverside Campus

Neonatal intensive care unit is staffed by University of Minnesota experts.
2450 Riverside Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55454
612-273-2229

The Family Birth Center at Methodist Hospital

Suites for labor, delivery, and recovery, along with accommodations for family. Private baths and midwife services.
6500 Excelsior Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
952-993-5202

Family Birthing Center at St. Cloud Hospital

Case coordinators create a plan for birth and care beyond an inpatient stay. Breastfeeding resource clinic and loss support programs are also available.
1406 N. Sixth Ave.
St. Cloud, MN 56303
320-255-5745

 

The Family Birth Place of St. Francis Regional Medical Center

1455 St. Francis Ave.
Shakopee, MN 55379
952-403-2062

HealthEast Maternity Care at St. John’s Hospital

1575 Beam Ave.
Maplewood, MN 55109
651-232-7550

HealthEast Maternity Care at St. Joseph’s Hospital

69 W. Exchange St.
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-232-3022

Hennepin County Medical Center Perinatal Center

701 Park Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
612-873-2530

Queen of Peace Hospital Family Birthing Center

301 NE Second St.
New Prague, MN 56071
952-758-8182 or
800-584-6667, ext. 213

The Women’s Center of Lakeview

Provides birthing suites, childbirth education programs, home-care visits, preterm labor care, and women’s health education.
927 W. Churchill St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
651-430-4760

Woodwinds Health Campus Maternity Care Center

Provides water-birth options, overnight family accommodations, midwifery services, and doula referral.
1925 Woodwinds Dr.
Woodbury, MN 55125
651-232-0022

 

INFERTILITY

Center for Reproductive Medicine, Minneapolis

2800 S. Chicago Ave.,
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-863-5390

Center for Reproductive Medicine, St. Paul

Stonebridge Office Building
991 Sibley Memorial Hwy.,
Suite 100
Lilydale, MN 55118
651-379-3110

Midwest Center for Reproductive Health

12000 N. Elm Creek Blvd.
Maple Grove, MN 55369
763-494-7700 or
800-508-9763

Reproductive Medicine Center

Riverside Professional Building
606 S. 24th Ave., Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55454
612-627-4564

Reproductive Medicine & Infertility Associates

2101 Woodwinds Dr.
Woodbury, MN 55125
651-222-6050

 

MENOPAUSE

NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

North American Menopause Society

Provides information, education, and referrals for women. www.menopause.org

LOCAL EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

CentraCare Health System
Preparing for Menopause:

Two-session class covers signs and symptoms, comfort measures, long-term health, nutrition, and exercise. Held regularly at the CentraCare Health Plaza, St. Cloud. Class fee is $25. 320-229-4918.

Park Nicollet Clinics

Classes and support groups addressing lifestyle changes are offered throughout the year. www.parknicolletclinic.com/classes/lifestyle/lifestyle.html

MINNESOTA-BASED PATIENT CARE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

The Mature Women’s Center of the University of Minnesota

A sub-clinic of the Women’s Health Center at Fairview-University Medical Center, the center specializes in hormone replacement and menopause.
516 SE Delaware St., Clinic 1C
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-626-3444

Mayo Women’s Health and Endocrinology Clinic

200 SW First St.
Rochester, MN 55905
507-284-1600

Ob-Gyn Clinic at Hennepin County Medical Center

701 Park Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
612-873-2530

United Hospital Menopause Center

A new center specializing in counseling and hormone management for women aged 35 and older who have symptoms of perimenopause or menopause itself.
347 N. Smith Ave., Suite 600
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-241-5495

 

OSTEOPOROSIS

NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

National Institutes of Health

Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases—National Resource Center
Information for patients and professionals about bone-related diseases. www.osteo.org

National Osteoporosis Foundation

Nonprofit health organization focusing on bone health and providing information about osteoporosis. www.nof.org

MINNESOTA-BASED PATIENT CARE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

CentraCare Clinic River Campus

Specializes in arthritis and muscular and skeletal disorders.
1200 N. Sixth Ave.
St. Cloud, MN 56303
320-240-2207

Osteoporosis and You:

A one-night class about osteoporosis, risk factors, prevention tips, pharmacology, nutrition, and exercise programs. Class fee is $15. 320-229-4918.

HealthEast Downtown St. Paul Clinic

Gallery Professional Building
17 W. Exchange St., Suite 835
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-232-4200

HealthEast Woodbury Clinic

1875 Woodwinds Dr.
Woodbury, MN 55125
651-232-6700

Institute for Athletic Medicine—For Women

Only Program. Physical therapists design exercise programs to help minimize bone loss. Physician referral usually needed. Available at a number of
Twin Cities locations. Call 612-672-7100 to schedule an appointment at any clinic.

Osteoporosis Bone and Mineral Metabolism Clinic

701 Park Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
612-347-8756
Osteoporosis Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Offers clinical evaluation, treatment, and educational services for people with rheumatic diseases, including osteoporosis. Held at the
Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute on the Abbott Northwestern Campus.
800 E. 28th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-863-4495

Rheumatology at Park Nicollet Clinic

3800 Park Nicollet Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
952-993-3280

Rheumatology Program at Abbott Northwestern Hospital

800 E. 28th St., Suite 1850
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-863-5582

St. Luke’s Osteoporosis Program

915 E. First St.
Duluth, MN 55805
800-321-3790

St. Mary’s Duluth Clinic Rheumatology

400 E. Third St.
Duluth, MN 55805
218-786-8888

Suburban Imaging—Bone Mineral Density Testing

Locations throughout the Twin Cities.
4801 W. 81st St., Suite 108
Minneapolis, MN 55437
952-837-9700

BODY IMAGE

The Bariatic Center of Mercy & Unity Hospitals

Provides surgical intervention for severely obese patients, as well as education, support groups, and specialty nurses. To attend a free introductory meeting, contact Medformation at
651-697-3333 or 1-800-877-7878.

Behavioral Health Clinic

Provides confidential services by psychologists and a dietitian, including numerous forms of counseling.
St. Cloud Hospital
1406 N. Sixth Ave.
St. Cloud, MN 56303
320-255-5777

Methodist Hospital Eating Disorders Institute

A center for primary eating disorders prevention, early intervention, education, and research. Common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder.
6490 Excelsior Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
952-993-6200

Rice Diabetes & Nutrition Center

Offers body-fat analysis, exercise physiologists, and dietitian-designed personal weight-control programs.
220 SW Becker Ave.
Willmar, MN 56260
320-231-8740 MM

 

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