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Why WAIT

 

The next Why WAIT program will be held in September 2015. Contact Joan Beaton at joan.beaton@joslin.harvard.edu or 617.309.3491 for additional information.

The Why WAIT program is held on 12 consecutive Wednesdays from 4:30p to 7:15p in our Boston location.


Weight Achievement and Intensive Treatment (Why WAIT) is a 12-week multidisciplinary program for weight control and intensive diabetes management that is offered to those with type 1 or type 2 diabetes..
(Please note: The Why WAIT Program is conducted only in our Boston location). The next program starts September 2015. The program includes:

  • adjustments to diabetes medications to enhance weight reduction
  • a structured diet with regular food and meal replacements, following Joslin Nutrition Guidelines 
  • weekly learning sessions
  • individualized exercise plan that gradually increases from 20 to 30 minutes/day (3 to 4 times/week) to 45 to 60 minutes/day (6 times/week)
Contact:

For more information on the Why WAIT Program, contact:

Joan M. Beaton
Why WAIT Program Coordinator
Joslin Clinic
One Joslin Place
Boston, MA 02215
phone: 617.309.3491
e-mail: Joan.Beaton@joslin.harvard.edu
fax: 617.309.2707

Page last updated: August 31, 2015