Sequoia Hospital encourages patients to maintain good health habits; eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly and maintain a healthy weight. Sequoia offers a wide variety of nutrition and weight loss programs. In order to better assist you in choosing a particular program, please refer to the list below. If you’d like guidance in selecting the best program for you, please call (650) 482-6065.
Nutrition Education and Weight Loss Programs
• Diabetes Center Individual Nutrition Counseling – For patients with Pre-diabetes, Type 1 and 2 Diabetes, Pregnancy and Diabetes. Addresses blood glucose management and other medical concerns - hyperlipidemia, hypertension, kidney disease, weight management, malnutrition. Most insurances will cover. For more information, please call the Diabetes Center (650) 367-5213.
• Diabetes Center Weight Loss and Diabetes Program – 12 week information and group support program designed for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes. Includes initial individual appointment with a Registered Dietitian/Diabetes Educator. Speakers, weight loss tips, telephone and group support. 12 weeks, $80. For more information, please call the Diabetes Center (650) 367-5213.
• Nutritional Counseling – Nutrition counseling by a registered dietitian for specific disease states including: kidney disease, hyperlipidemia, obesity, hypertension, and cancer; and for health promotion including general nutrition guidelines for pregnancy, sports and weight management. Please call (650) 367-5767 or (650) 367-5265 for more information.