The Weigh to Health

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Why Should You Choose The Weigh to Health?

The short answer: because it works!

The long answer: In addition to being accredited as a CDC-approved diabetes prevention program, The Weigh to Health uses evidence-based methods to increase physical activity, improve nutrition, and address a number of weight related health conditions.

Why does it work?

 

  • It's Personal.
    • The program provides one-on-one visits and small class sizes, which offers participants individualized attention. An emphasis on overcoming personal barriers in a supportive environment aids partipants in reaching health goals.
  • It's Professional.
    • The program is facilitated by registered dietitian nutritionists, who are experts in weight loss and lifestyle change. Additionally, guest speakers are invited to discuss topics such as exercise basics, healthy cooking skills, and stress management tricks.
  • It's Proven.
    • The program is based on the latest science for diabetes prevention, weight loss, and behavior modification. A philosophy focused on lifestyle change provides participants with the framework needed to make changes that will last a lifetime.

Program Features

The Weigh to Health includes 16 sessions over six months, followed by six monthly sessions:

  • Four 60-minute one-on-one sessions with a registered dietitian nutritionist.
    • With the help of a dietitian you will set goals, review progress, and personalize your Weigh to Health experience.
  • Eighteen 90-minute group sessions, with a maximum of 20 other participants.
    • Group sessions cover everything from exercise and behavior basics to healthy eating and menu planning, plus so much more!

Program Costs

The Weigh to Health may be covered by your insurance plan. To determine benefit eligibility, please contact your insurance carrier for coverage details.

  • Selecthealth Commercial and Educators Mutual Insurance plans will cover The Weigh to Health program once per year, for qualified members.

Selecthealth Members:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Start the program with a BMI > 30.
  • Start the program with a BMI between 25.0 and 29.9 with one of the following health conditions:
    • Hyperlipidemia, dyslipidemia, coronary artery disease, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, prediabetes, sleep apnea, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, small bowel syndrome, congestive heart failure, or reflux disease
  • Successfully complete The Weigh to Health program.

Educators Mutual Members:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Start the program with a BMI > 30.
  • Start the program with a BMI between 25.0 and 29.9 with one of the following health conditions:
    • Cardiovascular disease or diabetes.
  • Successfully complete The Weigh to Health program.

If you would like to participate on a self-pay basis, please contact your local Weigh to Health representative for information.

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Registration Information

To register for an orientation session, reach out to The Weigh to Health location closest to you using the contact information listed underneath the class session.