Benefis Healthy Lifestyles Program

Lose weight, feel great and learn to live well for a lifetime! The Benefis Healthy Lifestyle Program is a 12-month educational program to help participants reduce their risk of developing diabetes by losing weight, keeping it off by learning healthy eating habits and committing to regular exercise.

The program, conducted by a team of healthcare and nutrition professionals, begins in January and August of each year and consists of 8 once-a-week classes and 8 every-other-week meetings for the first 6 months, followed by six monthly sessions. Participants are provided:

  • Weight-loss and lifestyle goal setting.
  • Diet and physical activity recommendations.
  • Supportive environment to help you achieve and maintain healthy habits.

Nutrition Services

Benefis offers a wide variety of nutrition services. Services offered include individual weight loss consultations, group classes focusing on sustainable lifestyle changes and nutrition education consultations after weight loss surgery.

For more information about the Benefis Diabetes Program or the Benefis Healthy Lifestyle Program, please contact:

Deb Bjorsness, RD, CDE, Diabetes Program Coordinator
Benefis Health System
1101 26th Street South
Great Falls, Montana 59405
Phone 406.731.8855 / Fax 406.455.4497