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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

  • Information Session about CHIP: Ketchum

    Health Management Classes
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    Free, No Registration Required

    CHIP is a whole-person health program that will help you to make long-lasting lifestyle changes.

  • Bariatric Educational Seminar: Twin Falls

    Health Management Classes
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    Next Date & Time
    Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
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    Free, Registration Required

    This is a surgeon-led seminar where you will learn how bariatric surgery can improve your health.

  • Bariatric Cooking Class: Meridian

    Health Management Classes
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    Monday, Oct 21, 2019 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
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    Free, No Registration Required

    Our cooking class is designed for bariatric patients who've had or are preparing for weight loss surgery.

  • Bariatric Lifestyle Class: Meridian

    Health Management Classes
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    Monday, Oct 07, 2019 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
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    Free, No Registration Required

    Our lifestyle class is designed for bariatric patients who've had or are preparing for weight loss surgery.

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'

  • Article

    Weight Management