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Food As Medicine

Food As Medicine, from Tanner’s Get Healthy, Live Well, provides education, insight — and boxes of free, fresh and healthy food — to our neighbors who struggle with controlling diabetes and the cost of healthy foods.

With a physician’s referral, participants gain access to:

  • Healthy cooking classes
  • Tips on purchasing healthier foods on a budget
  • Advice on meal planning
  • More intensive education on diabetes and blood sugar
  • And boxes of free, fresh, nutritious food

The Healthy Food Farmacy

A unique feature of the Food As Medicine program, the Healthy Food Farmacy provides participants with boxes of fresh, nutritious food at no cost.

Through a collaboration with the Atlanta Community Foodbank, program participants can “shop” twice a month with Get Healthy, Live Well’s specially trained team members. Our team can help participants choose healthier options, plan meals and learn healthier ways to prepare them.

The Healthy Food Farmacy also offers space for lifestyle and cooking classes, diabetes education and more, helping you get a handle on your diabetes.



Healthy Food Farmacy

148 Clinic Avenue
Carrollton, GA 30117
770-812-6961



Joining the Food As Medicine Program

To join the program, speak to your medical provider about a referral. The program is available for patients who:

  • Struggle to keep their blood sugar under control
  • Have limited access to healthy meal options
  • Lack the nutrition literacy to make healthier food choices

With healthy, affordable food, nutrition and diabetes education, healthy cooking classes, health coaching and more, Food As Medicine helps patients live a healthier life.

If you:

  • Are 18 or older
  • Have HbA1c levels higher than 8.0
  • Face food insecurity

Speak to your medical provider about a referral.

You are what you eat.

We offer many programs to help you eat better — and live healthier!

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