Gwendolyn Woody

Gwendolyn S. Woody, LPN, Healthcare Strategist


Gwen is a distinguished Healthcare Strategist who brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field of diabetes prevention. With over ten years of rich experience in nursing, her background spans case management, acute and chronic care, with a special focus on diabetes, disease prevention, and nutrition. Gwen's commitment to enhancing healthcare outcomes extends beyond individual patient care; she is passionately engaged in devising effective healthcare strategies that benefit both individuals and broader communities, fostering the development of healthier lifestyles across the board.

Her exceptional work and innovative approaches in the realm of diabetes prevention have earned her FULL PLUS Recognition from the CDC, a testament to her significant contributions and impact in this critical area. Further, Gwen's efforts have been acknowledged through strategic partnerships aimed at combating diabetes, highlighting her role as a key player in the fight against this growing health concern.

As the visionary founder of Copper and Greens®, Gwen has established a public health practice dedicated to advancing health programming that supports the construction of healthier communities. Through Copper and Greens®, she leverages her extensive knowledge and experience to offer programs that are both effective and transformative, underscoring her dedication to public health and preventative care. Gwen's holistic approach to health and wellness exemplifies her commitment to creating a lasting legacy in the healthcare industry, making her a true leader in her field.


We envision a community where everyone can access the resources needed for healthy lifestyle choices. By providing expert guidance and support, we aim to reduce the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and promote overall wellness.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards preventing type 2 diabetes.



Gwendolyn's Family, Uncles, Cousins, Aunts, Grandparent, Mothers


I have a maternal family history of over 27 family members that have succumb to diabetes type 2 and it's comorbidities.

I don't wish that on my worst enemy. We all deserve to live.



As a Black woman speaking to my sisters aged 40 to 70, who are either facing the journey with Type 2 diabetes or stepping cautiously to avoid it, I'm reaching out with an invitation full of hope and unity.

We know the road isn't easy. Our bodies, our histories, and even our joys carry unique stories that impact our health in ways many can't always understand.

The Nutritionist and Nurse hears and understands your story. Your strength is recognized, and your health is prioritized.

You will learn to equip yourself with knowledge and tools for better health.

You will gain support from peers and professionals in a caring environment.

You will honor your cultural traditions and lifestyles to regain your health.

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