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Clinical Linkages

Health care providers are critical partners in bringing information about healthy eating and active living to their patients and community. This page highlights established and emerging initiatives dedicated to supporting these connections.

Good Food, Healthy Hospitals

Good Food, Healthy Hospitals brings together Philadelphia-based hospitals to make healthy food the easy choice and create a culture of health through food.

June 2014 Food Fit Philly Coalition Meeting: “Healthy Food and Physical Activity in Health Care”

The Diabetes Prevention Program

For individuals at-risk for Type 2 Diabetes, the Diabetes Prevention Program has been shown to reduce the onset of diabetes by 58 percent. Goals include weight loss and physical activity in a peer-support setting.


To receive additional information or to see if you qualify for the program, contact Kira Rowell, Diabetes Prevention Program Coordinator, at 267-592-4383 or


Find Out More

For more information, visit Food Fit Philly, or call 311.