Why Should You Choose The Way to Wellness?

The short answer: because it works!

The long answer: In addition to being accredited as a CDC-approved diabetes prevention program, The Way to Wellness 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 participants 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 Way to Wellness includes 16 sessions over six months, followed by seven monthly sessions:

  • Three 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.
  • Twenty 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

Way to Wellness is often covered by SelectHealth and other commercial insurance plans. Contact your insurance provider for coverage details. If you would like to participate on a self-pay basis, please contact your local Way to Wellness representative for information.

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:
    • Cardiovascular disease or diabetes
  • Successfully complete The Way to Wellness program.

Educators Mutual Members:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a diagnosis of cardiovascular disease or diabetes.
  • Successfully complete The Way to Wellness program.

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