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Manage Weight

Lose WeightLife is busy, change is difficult and your weight loss goals may be last on your list – but we’re here to make achieving them a little easier. To schedule an appointment with one of our registered dietitians, call (585) 602-0720.


Nutrition Counseling

Individual sessions

Weight loss is personal, but we can help you lose weight and start feeling better, with individual support for your specific needs.

What you can expect:

  • Help identifying your health and nutrition goals to lose weight, manage existing concerns and prevent cardiovascular, metabolic, and other chronic diseases
  • Personal support to address your individual dietary needs and preferences
  • Helpful information on how nutrition and lifestyle impact weight loss, weight maintenance and long-term health
  • Strategies to overcome challenges

Weight Loss

Group program | 16 weeks 

Work intensively with one of our experts for the tools and support you need to lose weight now, and keep it off for good.

What you can expect:

  • Proven strategies to help you meet your weight loss goal
  • Suggestions for what and how to eat for improved health
  • Workout ideas to fit your preferences and lifestyle
  • Solutions for overcoming obstacles and staying motivated

Rochester Diabetes Prevention Program

Group program | 52 weeks | 16 weekly + 4 biweekly + 6 monthly one-hour group + 3 individual sessions

In our intensive year-long Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), nationally recognized by the CDC, receive the tools and support you need to improve your health and reduce your risk of complication from type 2 diabetes.

What you can expect:

  • CDC-recognized curriculum focused on long-term lifestyle changes and lasting results
  • Proven strategies to help you lose weight, improve nutrition and incorporate exercise to reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes
  • Practical solutions for overcoming obstacles and staying motivated
  • One full year of support and encouragement, including one-hour group sessions and individual visits with program NP

Did you know:

  • The DPP may be covered by your insurance company. 
  • UR Medicine patients are able to keep track of their progress, including physical activity and weight, through MyChart. This also helps our facilitators see how you're doing and gives them an idea of any additional support they can provide. 

Please reach out to our team with any questions.

Hear from one of our program participants:

Make an Appointment

Individual appointments and group programs are available at convenient times and locations throughout the year. If you have any questions, give us a call at (585) 602-0720 or email us at