Slim for Survival
Holli Snyder has always exercised but maintaining an ideal weight was a challenge. Until now. Slim for Survival gave her the tools to reach her weight goal and stay there. Slim for Survival is a new weight-loss program just for cancer survivors.
We created Slim for Survival because we recognized there weren't resources for patients who needed to lose weight says Renea Nilsson program coordinator.
Slim for Survival incorporates nutrition education physical activity and behavior modification support. A group of up to 10 cancer survivors attend four weekend retreats. They are run by Vail Valley Medical Center nutritionists social workers and exercise physiologists.
Our goal is to help people learn and practice new skills. And interrupt unhealthy patterns so they can lose weight and sustain healthy lifestyles Nilsson says.
The 16 people who have attended a Slim for Survival session lost an average of 14.7 pounds. And reduced their BMI by nearly 7 percent.
Slim for Survival is amazing Snyder says. I couldn't have succeeded without the support of the staff and my fellow participants.
Slim for Survival is part of the Spirit of Survival program funded completely by Pink Vail.
Simple And Delicious Hot Drinks
Winter is cozier with a warm drink. Homemade hot chocolate topped with ice cream or chai tea with just the right...
Vail Health Offers Job Shadow Program To Local High School Students
Vail Health has been working with Eagle County Schools CareerX program for the past two years. CareerX offers high...
Vail Health Announces Will Cook As Next CEO
Vail, Colo. (October 24, 2018) – Vail Health is proud to announce Will Cook as its next president and chief...