Ohio State Can Help You Improve Your Life

Are you tired of diets that don't seem to work? Do you lack the motivation to exercise as much as you should? Whether you’ve been battling weight gain for years or you simply need to shed a few pounds, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has the program that can be tailored to meet your needs.

For more than 20 years, Ohio State’s Comprehensive Weight Management Program has produced results that rank above the National Institutes of Health expected weight loss average. Our success is established by offering a complete health and wellness approach to weight management.

One of the key differences between our program and other diet or exercise plans is our focus on changing lifestyle behaviors, rather than just the number on the scale. Weight loss and a healthier lifestyle will not only help you feel better, but can help prevent chronic health conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes. Our experts will provide education on all aspects of a healthier lifestyle – including nutrition, behavior change and exercise. 

Our comprehensive team includes: 
  • Registered Dietitians
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Certified Health Coaches
  • Master’s level prepared trainees in behavior health 
  • Certified Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychologists
  • Registered Nurses 
  • Physicians
Start your journey to weight loss with Ohio State’s Comprehensive Weight Management Program today!

Ohio State’s Nonsurgical Weight Management Programs

Patient testimonial

Ethan's weight loss journey

Ethan has shed more than 100 pounds thanks to the Living Well weight management program at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Nonsurgical Weight Management Information Sessions

Interested in learning more about the Living Well, Healthy Living and Step It Up weight management programs? Want to find out about meal plan and cost options? Join us for a free information session!

Sessions are offered from 6 to 6:45 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the:

Ohio State Martha Morehouse Medical Plaza
Pavilion Auditiorium
2050 Kenny Road
Columbus, Ohio 43221
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Registration is not required but is preferred; parking is free. To register for a session or learn more information about non-surgical weight-loss, please call 614-366-6675.

In-person information sessions canceled through June

At The Ohio State University and Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we are continually monitoring and updating our response to the COVID-19 outbreak. We continue to align our recommendations with and follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization and other city, state and federal agencies. In our efforts to be proactive and maintain the health and safety of our faculty, staff and the community, we have made the decision to cancel all in-person information sessions through June.

"I know we’ll all be able to keep the weight off and continue the journey of life in our healthy bodies because of the great support and guidance we’ve received from OSU." Erin Living Well member

Weight Loss Success Stories

The Sisterhood

'The Sisterhood'

Tamaris, Erin, Tricia and Bridget met during the Living Well class and formed a lasting friendship. “We’ve been friends ever since and each other’s biggest supporters,” says Bridget. The quartet keeps in touch via social media and in person, helping each other and holding themselves accountable for their newly earned health.

“I know we’ll all be able to keep the weight off and continue the journey of life in our healthy bodies because of the great support and guidance we’ve received from OSU and from the friendship the four of us have created,” says Erin. “It’s become a sisterhood that none of us expected, but we are lucky to have found.”


Beth is enjoying her weight-loss success

Having always been "chubby," weight-loss was something I strived for and failed at daily. Since I've joined the program I have lost over 35 pounds and continue to see progress. The staff at the Healthy Living program have helped open my mind and remove triggers that have always kept me from being successful. They recognize that weight loss success looks different for everyone and have been flexible in giving me what I needed to finally start achieving a happy and healthy lifestyle.

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