Location: Charleston, S.C.
MUSC’s most popular program,
Focus, can be completed in 15, 23, or 27 weeks. The plan includes two sets of lab tests, individualized diet and exercise planning, eight weeks of meal replacements, fitness instruction, a pedometer, and weekly one-on-one meetings with registered dietitians, exercise physiologists, and psychologists.
For patients with more than 100 lbs to lose, the center also offers HealthFast, a more intensive program lasting 30 weeks.
Cost: The Focus program starts at $1,170 (including meals and meal replacements). HealthFast costs $2,400 (not including meal replacements).