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Baylor Scott & White Community Wellness and Diabetes Center Brenham

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Tools & Resources

Our services are designed with you in mind so managing your healthcare needs is as simple as possible.

  • Patient Forms
  • MyBSWHealth
  • Financial Assistance
  • Accepted Insurance

Patient Forms

To ensure that your visit to our office is as convenient and efficient as possible, we are pleased to offer our registration forms online. The patient registration form may be completed electronically and printed for better legibility or completed manually.

Forms

MyBSWHealth

MyBSWHealth is an online tool where you can communicate with your providers, schedule an appointment, and access and manage your family’s health.

Financial Assistance

At Baylor Scott & White Health, we want to be a resource for you and your family. Our team of financial counselors is here to help. We encourage you to speak to a member of our team at any time—before, during or after care is received.

Accepted Insurance

Baylor Scott & White has established agreements with several types of insurances in an effort to make sure your health needs are covered.

Medical Services

Baylor Scott & White offers expertise and treatment options conveniently located near you.

  • Diabetes Care
  • Health and Wellness
  • Primary Care
  • Seniorcise
  • WELLNESS Learn Well, Live Well - Community Based
  • Diabetes Refresh
  • Better Breathers
  • Wellness Programs: Stress-Busting
  • Wellness Programs: A Matter of Balance
  • Better Choices Better Health - Chronic Disease Self Management Program
  • Chronic Pain Self-Management
  • Diabetes Self-Management
  • Wellness Programs: Fit and Strong
  • Wellness Programs: Texercise

Diabetes Care

Baylor Scott & White Health provides a comprehensive approach to the care of patients with diabetes. We offer services related to cardiology and pulmonology for heart and lung care, neurology for nervous system care, nephrology for kidney care, ophthalmology to prevent vision loss, orthopedics and physical medicine and rehabilitation and podiatry to maintain foot health.

Health and Wellness

We provide a number of health and wellness classes and activities, like:

  • On-site fitness center
  • Cooking classes for healthy, delicious meals
  • Farm stand with fresh vegetables
  • Health and exercise programs for the entire family

Primary Care

Acute Disease Management

  • Back pain
  • Ear infection
  • Gastroenteritis

Preventive Health

  • Cholesterol test
  • Pap smear
  • Prostate cancer screening

Chronic Disease Management

  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension

Immunizations

  • Flu
  • Meningitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Shingles
  • Teta​nus​

Seniorcise

The best place to start:  An ongoing senior exercise program that includes flexibility, cardiovascular, balance and strength exercises.  This class is free and open to anyone and is a great place to learn more about the other programs offered.

This class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30-2:30 PM.

WELLNESS Learn Well, Live Well - Community Based

Regular Wellness Learn Well, Live Well  events are held at the center and are open to the public. Each session includes educational information about preventive health care, lectures, or presentations held by physicians and staff about health related topics like understanding various conditions and diseases, when to seek treatment, and the treatment options available.

Diabetes Refresh

A support group for individuals with diabetes and their families.  Local specialists speak on a variety of diabetes-related topics.

This group meets the first Tuesday of every month from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Better Breathers

A monthly support group developed by the American Lung Association for people with chronic lung disease.  Family, friends and support persons are also welcome.

This class is led by Carol Gaskamp, CRT, RCP, and advocates for our center and teaches Respiratory Wellness throughout Washington County.

The club provides disease-specific education and emotional support in group discussion and lecture format.  This group meets the first Tuesday of every month from 2:00--3:00 PM.​

Wellness Programs: Stress-Busting

A program designed to provide support to family caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s/dementia, cancer chronic disease, illness or disability.​

This interactive group learning experience focuses on stress management and relaxation techniques, handling grief, loss and depression, and taking time for yourself.

This nine-week class meets once a week for 90 minutes.

Wellness Programs: A Matter of Balance

A class specifically designed to reduce the fear of falling, stop the fear of falling cycle and improve activity levels among community-dwelling older adults.

This eight-week class meets once a week for two hours, during the class, participants learn to:

  • View falls as controllable
  • Set goals for increasing activity
  • Make changes to reduce fall risk at home
  • Exercise to increase strength and balance

Better Choices Better Health - Chronic Disease Self Management Program

A self-management program, designed to promote practical skills for those facing chronic conditions like heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, asthma, and other health conditions.

This six-week class meets once a week for two hours subjects covered include:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation,
  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance,
  • Appropriate use of medications,
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals,
  • Nutrition
  • Decision making
  • How to evaluate new treatments.

Chronic Pain Self-Management

A workshop that helps participants and their support person deal with the ongoing challenges associated with chronic pain.  Participants gain the confidence and skills in self-managing chronic pain.

This Texas A&M Evidence-Based Programs, created by a Stanford patient education student from Texas A&M work hand-in-hand with the Wellness and Diabetes Team to assist patients in Washington and the surrounding counties.  This six-week course meets once a week for two hours and includes:

  • Strategies to overcome problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep
  • About exercises for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, endurance and pacing activity with rest
  • Appropriate use of medications and evaluating new treatments
  • Communication skills
  • The importance of good nutrition in pain management

Diabetes Self-Management

A program that helps those living with diabetes or pre-diabetes to improve their general health.

This six-week class meets once a week for two and a half hours.

Wellness Programs: Fit and Strong

An award-wining, evidence-based physical activity and behavioral program developed by the University of Illinois at Chicago Center for Research on Health Aging, proven to improve arthritis symptoms and promote an active lifestyle.

This eight-week program meets three times a week for 90 minutes and helps participants to improve:

  • Lower extremity stiffness
  • Lower extremity pain
  • Lower extremity strength
  • Aerobic capacity
  • Participation in exercise and caloric expenditure
  • Self-Efficacy for Exercise

Wellness Programs: Texercise

A statewide fitness program developed by the Department of Aging and Disability Services to educate Texans and their families and involve them in physical activities and proper nutrition.

This 10-week class meets two times a week for 90 minutes.

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