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Weight Management Program

If you are overweight or obese, chances are you already know that losing weight can help improve your overall health. At UC San Diego Health, we are confident we can help you reach your weight-loss goals. The UC San Diego Health Weight Management Program is a powerful and effective nonsurgical weight loss program.

Our program provides clinic-based tracks as well as a track for weight loss at home. Read letters from current and former patients.

bullet Lifestyle Weight-Loss Program

The Lifestyle Weight-Loss Program at UC San Diego Health is a 12-week program (with an option for ongoing support) that meets once each week for 60 minutes. Gain practical and innovative tools and individual coaching from a dietitian/health educator. Participants use their own foods in the Lifestyle program but have access to buy Health Management Resources (HMR) foods and meal replacements if they choose.

bullet Clinic-Based Weight Loss

When you participate in the clinic-based program you will receive careful medical supervision. If you have diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or other medical conditions, losing weight can significantly improve your health.

bullet At-Home Weight Loss

The UC San Diego Health Weight Management Program offers flexible at-home weight-loss kits. Our at-home program provides you with nutritious foods, tips, informative and motivational materials, as well as phone support.

bullet Phase II – Maintenance

In this important phase, patients utilize the skills learned during their weight-loss period to plan and manage their eating and exercise habits for long-term success. Weekly classes cover portion sizes, reading food labels, grocery shopping, eating out and more.

bulletPhase III – Continued Maintenance

This phase emphasizes ongoing strategies, nutrition and long-term behavioral skills to continue weight maintenance and healthy lifestyle habits. This year-long program is for those who have completed at least six months of Phase II but can benefit from the continued accountability and encouragement of monthly classes.

Trusted by the Medical Community

HMR Diet Earns Top Rank in Nation

UC San Diego Health partners with Health Management Resources (HMR) — a proven weight-loss system for effective nonsurgical weight loss. The HMR diet was ranked No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report's Best Fast Weight-Loss Diets for 2020. When you participate in the UC San Diego Health Weight Management Program, you are accessing a medically guided weight-loss program that can help you achieve long-term health. Our philosophy is to prepare you for long-term weight maintenance, from day one.

We won’t sell you fads or gimmicks. Whether your goal is to improve your health, lose a significant amount of weight, or both the Weight Management Program is grounded in behavioral health modification strategies, healthy food, medical supervision and accountability, and, you will find, it works.

Both the clinic-based program and the at-home program utilize HMR weight-loss foods which include shakes, soups, entrees, multigrain cereal and nutrition bars.

We Can Help

Balanced nutrition, proven behavioral health strategies and regular medical follow-up make a difference in pounds lost and health gained. Call 858-657-7237 or email to attend a free, no-obligation orientation to our Weight Management Program where you'll learn how you can get started today.

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  • Phone: 858-657-7237
  • Fax: 858-732-0863


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