July 8 Wellness Wednesday, held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the
Children’s Hospital lobby, will feature guests from the MUSC Weight
by Joshua D. Brown, Ph.D ., and Tonya Turner, registered dietitian
The MUSC Weight Management Center offers a number of programs to serve
the needs of different people. However, all of the programs include a
strong emphasis on helping people to make the long-term lifestyle
changes that are important for success in the long run.
Lunchtime Losers: A 10-week lifestyle change program designed
with convenience, effectiveness, and your budget in mind. The program
is $98 and is held from noon to 1 p.m. on campus . Each week,
participants will meet in a class format (for 45-60 minutes) with
professionals from the MUSC Weight Management Center (a registered
dietitian, psychologist or exercise physiologist). Classes are
interactive, including group discussion and demonstration. If you’re an
MUSC employee, you can payroll deduct the cost of the program.
During the July 8 Wellness Wednesday participants can have their body
mass index calculated and receive information on programs offered at
the Weight Management Center.
Also, visit http://www.MUSChealth.com/weight
or call 792-CARE (2273) to get scheduled for a free consultation to
learn which of programs is best for you. Discounts and payroll
deduction options are also offered to MUSC-affiliated employees.
The MUSC Weight Management Center is staffed with registered
dietitians, exercise physiologists, physicians, psychologists and
nurses who specialize in helping people lose weight and keep it off.
note: The preceding column was brought to you on behalf of Health 1st.
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information concerning all aspects of health.
Friday, July 3, 2009