Patient Resources...

 
 
 

145 Lapalco #B

Gretna, LA  70056

p: 504.363.4711

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3502 Tulane Ave.

New Orleans, LA 70119

p: 504.363.4711

get directions

 

New Patients Welcome

 

Same Day Appointments

 

Saturday Hours Available

 

We gladly accept People's Health, Medicaid, Medicare and most private insurance plans.

 

 

Valentine Medical Center is dedicated to helping our clients live a healthier, fuller life.  The following are excellent sources for getting healthy and staying on track.  

 

Advocacy Center

 

The Advocacy Center is Louisiana's protection and advocacy system. The center  has a multi-disciplinary staff of lawyers, paralegals, client advocates and support staff who provide the following services including information and referrals to legal, social, health, education, employment and other related services

 

www.advocacyla.org

 

 

Agenda for Children

 

Agenda for Children has actively advocated for improvements in programs and policies that support children and their families at the local, state and federal levels.  In addition to its advocacy efforts, Agenda has also directly operated a range of programs to support children, families and child care providers.

 

www.agendaforchildren.org/

 

 

American Diabetes Association

 

Get the latest information on preventing and living with diabetes.  Get recipes for delicious, well-balanced meals and fitness tips to help you live healthier lifestyle

 

www.diabetes.com

 

 

American Heart Association

 

Discover tips for living a heart healthy lifestyle.  This site is full of positive changes you can make to your everyday activities to minimize the risk of heart disease.  Learn the difference between good fats and bad fats, discover how to manage stress, and much more.

 

www.heart.org

 

 

Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council

 

LaCAN is a statewide grassroots network of individuals, families and advocates who have worked together since 1988 advocating for a service system that supports individuals with disabilities to live in their own homes rather than having to be segregated from their communities in a facility to receive support. Specifically, they have advocated for implementation of Louisiana’s Community and Family Support System Plan.

 

www.laddc.org

 

 

Susan G. Komen

 

Learn about the risks and treatment of breast cancer and discover ways to get involved in raising funds to find a cure.  Excellent resource for information ranging from early to detection to questions your should ask your doctor.

 

http://ww5.komen.org/

 

 

USDA Choose My Plate

 

A great resource for weight management including calorie counters, tips for eating healthy on a budget, as well as sample menus for healthy lunches/snacks and satisfying dinners.

 

www.choosemyplate.gov