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Group Lifestyle Balance Program

Baylor Scott & White Nutrition and Weight Management Center - Dallas

Group support for weight loss and lifestyle changes

The 12-week Group Lifestyle Program is an option for patients interested in a group  for making lifestyle changes for weight loss.

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What to expect

 

The Group Lifestyle Program meets weekly for three months and offers a combination of accountability, nutrition and lifestyle instruction as well as personal consultations.

  • Evidence-based program to prevent, treat, and/or reduce overweight and obesity medical conditions through improving health behaviors, eating habits and physical activity
  • Weekly topics and expert instruction for improving health, nutrition and weight loss
  • Supportive group environment to make lifestyle changes for weight loss
  • Two nutrition visits with Registered Dietitian (visits are scheduled outside of class) for individualized support

How to qualify

Eligibility

  • BMI of 30 or higher
  • BMI of 27 or higher with obesity related co-morbidity (diseases related to co-morbidity include diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, obstructive sleep apnea, fatty liver disease, arthritis and stroke)
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Complete initial medical visit and obtain medical approval for program
  • Commit to making personal lifestyle changes for better health and weight loss throughout 12-week program

Program Costs

  • Physician and medical follow-up visits will be billed to the participant's insurance; however, usual deductibles and co-pays will apply, according to the enrollee's plan.
  • Behavioral health consultation, if needed, will be billed to the participant's insurance.
  • For more information about the costs for the dietitian visit(s), 12-week group lifestyle class and class supplies, please contact the center.
  • Payment may be made by check or credit card. A payment plan arrangement is available.

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