If you have been unsuccessful in past attempts to lose weight, the Baylor Scott & White Health Nutrition and Weight Management Center (NWMC) is here to help. NWMC is an exciting resource for individuals who need to lose weight and want to live a healthier life.
The Nutrition and Weight Management Center (NWMC) at Baylor Scott & White Health offers the 12-week Group Lifestyle Balance class as part of the comprehensive, multidisciplinary program called the Medical Weight Management Program.
With new Group Lifestyle Balance classes beginning in January at locations in Austin/Round Rock and Dallas, the 12-week class is designed to: 1) provide coaching for lifestyle and nutrition changes, 2) assist with healthy weight loss and weight management, and 3) guide participants throughout the process of developing a healthier you.
To enroll in the program, prospective participants must meet the criteria below and schedule a visit with a NWMC physician.
At the initial medical visit, the NWMC physician will assess the participant's readiness to participate in the 12-week class. Upon medical approval, our staff will coordinate your enrollment for a 12-week class, which includes:
Session topics include:
The NWMC program is pre-approved for medical visits by Scott and White Health Plan as "in network" but usual deductibles and copays will apply, according to the enrollee's plan. The initial medical assessment, any follow-up medical appointment(s) and, if indicated, individual consultation with a behavioral health specialist will be billed to the employee's insurance plan.
The total price for the 12-week Group Lifestyle Balance class, class supplies, and nutrition visit with the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist is available to eligible Baylor Scott & White employees, spouses, and adult dependents for a discounted rate of $180 per individual. To be eligible for the employee discounted rate, employees, spouses and adult dependents must be:
Payment may be made by cash, check, and/or credit card. Payment plan is available. Standard pricing will apply to employees who do not qualify for the discounted rate.
If interested in the 12-week Group Lifestyle Balance class you are encouraged to schedule your appointment now with the NWMC physician, as class space is limited. After completing the physician visit and being accepted into the Medical Weight Management Program, you may enroll in a 12-week group class at one of the following locations.