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Backus Hospital to Host Weight Loss and Wellness Program

August 22, 2014

NORWICH--The Backus Hospital Weight Loss Center will host a 13-week weight loss and wellness program on Thursday evenings beginning on August 28 at the Backus Outpatient Care Center at 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich.

The medically based program is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary approach to weight loss and wellness for people who want to lose weight and lead healthier lives. The program includes education and support from registered dietitians, exercise specialists and behavioral health specialists. Participants receive one-on-one consults as well as 14 classes which will include:

  • An initial assessment by a dietitian
  • Goal setting
  • Meal planning
  • Cooking demonstration/grocery store tour
  • Exercise including yoga and resistance band strength training
  • Plans to maintain success

Cost is $415 per person.  To register, call 860.889.8331, ext. 4954.