Choice Center for Diabetes & Weight Loss  Accredited Diabetes Center since 2014

Choice Center for Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT), Choice Center for Diabetes & Weight Loss and Choice Center for Movement, Integrated Optimal Health, has been an AADE Accredited Diabetes Center since September 2014.  Most insurance accepted.   programcalendarwinterspring2019

Marie Veselsky who is the owner and coordinator of Integrated Optimal Health’s programs has a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree from the University of New Hampshire where she doubled majored in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. In addition, she is a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), receiving her first certification in 2005.

In 2011, she became certified in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) through the American Association of Diabetes Educators  (AADE) which can only be obtained with a masters in your field. As a Registered Dietitian she advocates for “getting back to the basics” through improving diet, individualized exercise, weight loss as appropriate, and other lifestyle changes such as stress reduction to help people reach their optimal health!


Marie L. Veselsky, RD, LD, BC-ADM

Individual Appointments: Marie is licensed to practice Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) in the state of Maine & New Hampshire and specializes in MNT for adults and children including: pre-diabetes, diabetes type 2, gestational diabetes, diabetes type 1, desired weight loss, obesity, metabolic syndrome including high blood pressure & high cholesterol, food allergies, gluten intolerance and sports nutrition. Marie individualizes each client’s program to help them reach their individual goals.

Marie states “As a Registered Dietitian (RD), I am licensed to practice Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) and can prescribe therapeutic diets. I will develop or adjust an individualized diabetes meal plan as indicated. In addition, as a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and a Board Certified Advanced Management Diabetes Educator (BC-ADM) I am able to educate patients on self-blood glucose monitoring, review insulins, incretins, and oral diabetes medications and teach insulin administration and technique including insulin to carb ratios. In addition, I can make recommendations for initiation or changes in medications/insulin regimes based on integration of nutrition, physical activity, medication, blood glucose or CGM data. I will work with your prescriber to adjust your diabetes regimen to help you achieve your optimal health.”

Group Programs: diabetes self-management training, weight loss, and exercise/movement classes for core strength, flexibility, balance, and stress reduction.

Integrated Optimal Health’s Choice Center for Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) and Choice Center for Diabetes & Weight Loss approach the patient as a whole for diabetes, weight loss and other chronic illnesses. We provide education on options, advocate for healthier choices and provide access to programs needed to help each person better manage their own disease state and reach their optimal health. 

Marie states: “It is the person that suffers the consequences of their poor health, and once their educated on options, they should have the ultimate say on what option they choose to get or stay well.”

Marie Veselsky, RD, LD, CDE, BC-ADM has been a Registered Dietitian for >20 years. She worked in a hospital setting for >25 years. The many years of Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) experience, as well as her own personal experience, inspired her to open her own nutrition business in 2010 which emphasizes a more healthy approach and provides education on options. As the coordinator of Integrated Optimal Health’s programs Marie has developed diabetes education programs that emphasize healthy diet and lifestyle modifications, weight loss programs, stress reduction programs, as well as core strength, flexibility and balance exercise/movement programs.

Dustin Forrest, MSN, APRN has joined the diabetes team and will be working with the AADE Accredited Diabetes Program.  Currently, 29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes. 8.1 million are undiagnosed.  The CDC estimates that  one in three adult Americans will have diabetes by 2050. Dustin will be working on development of new diabetes programs to meet this need. 

Integrated Optimal Health.   It’s Your Health and Your Choice®

(trademark/copyright since 9-16-2010), Marie is Licensed to practice in the State of Maine and New Hampshire. Dustin practices in the State of New Hampshire.