Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
"Move to Lose" Weight-Loss Program
Risk-Reduction Programs at Fletcher Allen
Fletcher Allen "Move to Lose" Weight-Loss Program Can Improve Your Heart Health
Whether you have known heart disease or are trying to reduce your risk of developing heart disease, we can help ! Fletcher Allen's "Move to Lose" weight-loss program can help you improve your heart health by losing weight and getting fitter.
“Move to Lose” is a 16-week behaviorally based weight-loss program which includes a 4-month gym membership. It is led by a registered dietician who is trained in behavioral weight-loss management. The program focuses on understanding the basics of weight loss and weight-loss maintenance and seeks to foster healthy habits around eating and exercise.
Each class in one hour long and covers a variety of topics, such as food and exercise journaling, eating patterns, stimulus control, eating environment and understanding nutrition labels. To help familiarize you with the exercise equipment, we offer an individual counseling session with an exercise specialist.
Exercise is an important part of any weight-loss program and is key to keeping the weight off. The cost of the program is $250. For additional information or to register for this program, please call 802-847-4514.