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Weight Management

A healthy weight is a weight that lowers your risk for health problems. For most people, body mass index (BMI) and waist size are good ways to tell if you're at a healthy weight.

But reaching a healthy weight isn't just about reaching a certain number on the scale or a certain BMI. Having healthy eating and exercise habits is very important.

If you want to get to a healthy weight and stay there, healthy lifestyle changes will work better than dieting. 

Classes & Events

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    Monday, Feb 21, 2022 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
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    $10.00, Registration Required

    Review and discuss the various aspects of your environment and explores ways to promote and encourage healthy eating habits.

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    Monday, Feb 14, 2022 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
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    $10.00, Registration Required

    Learn how to make more room on your plate for foods-as-grown and minimize highly processed and excessive animal foods.

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    Next Date & Time
    Monday, Feb 28, 2022 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
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    $10.00, Registration Required

    Learn about the difference in calorie density and volume of food and how this can benefit overall health and baseline weight.

  • Bariatric Healthy Living Series: Online

    Health Management Classes
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    Next Date & Time
    Tuesday, Mar 08, 2022 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
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    Free, Registration Required

    The goal of these classes is to equip and encourage you as you strive to lead a healthier life.

St. Luke's and the YMCA Partner Together to Prevent Diabetes

The Diabetes Prevention Program is an evidenced-based program designed to help people at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The year-long program uses behavior modification techniques to help you adopt a healthy lifestyle by eating healthier foods, increasing physical activity, and losing a modest amount of weight. 


If you are a St. Luke’s employee or spouse of a St. Luke’s employee and are covered by the St. Luke’s Employee health care plan, you could qualify for up to $200 in rebates on the program.


Highlights & Resources

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  • Blog Post

    Weight-loss surgery propels woman’s journey to a better life

  • Blog Post

    St. Luke’s and Lifestyle Medicine: ‘… real education and activation’

  • Blog Post

    St. Luke's Pilot MetSyn Prevention Clinic: 'We proved that lifestyle as medicine works'

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    Weight Management