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Backus to sponsor weight loss program

December 14, 2012

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital’s Weight Loss Center will host a 17-week  weight loss program on Thursday evenings beginning Feb. 7 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Backus Outpatient Care Center at 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich.

This program includes a personalized assessment and gives participants the tools they need to lose weight – and keep it off.  Class topics include:  goal-setting, meal plans, exercise plans, behavioral change strategies, food diaries, cooking classes and yoga.

For more information about this program, including the fee, or to register, call (860) 889-8331, ext. 4954.

To be eligible for the weight loss program, participants must be 18 years of age or older, have a body mass index of 26 or greater, and have had a physical exam in the last 12 months.