Program: Weight Loss Support Group

What

Walking

We have a weight loss support group that meets weekly. Part of the program included distribution of pedometers and weekly check of footstep activity; incentive prizes are earned various ways, including physical activity.

Tribes Involved:
Shoshone

Location:
Community
At the tribal diabetes center (Sah Gahni)

Program Purpose:
The purpose of the program is to provide education, tools, incentives, and a supportive group for people attempting to lose weight.

Program Key Features:
Nutrition and weight loss education Weekly weigh-in. Food diary. Pedometers Incentive prizes (National Relief Charities)

Most Excited About:
Getting quality nutrition and weight loss information to people. Also the pedometers, to get people moving.

Program Partners:
Tribal Diabetes Program and National Relief Charities

Program Age Groups:
Adult
Elder


Community:
The Shoshone community

Start Date: 1/10/06

Location

515 Shoshone Circle
Elko, NV 89801
US