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Weight Management Programs & Services

We have a program to fit your weight management needs — whether you've got a little or a lot to lose! Learn about us and our programs by going through a self-guided virtual tour or read more about our programs and services below.

Would you like our expert clinicians to help you decide which program might be best for you, but without having to come in for a program orientation? Now we can.

Program Matching Calculator

Take five minutes to complete our Program Matching Calculator and it will match you with the program/s that we believe would best suit your needs and preferences. This is a brand new tool that we have developed, which leverages the years of experience that our clinicians have in helping patients decide on the best programs for them.

And remember, you don't need to live in the Charleston area to take advantage of our programs. We can help all South Carolinians reach their weight goals through our distance programs: Focus Carolina, Professional Home Weight Monitoring, and ExpertEase.

Please be aware that third party payers (private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, etc.) do not typically cover the cost of weight management services.

Available Programs

First Step

First Step is an eight-week lifestyle change program that offers weight loss assistance through individual weekly meetings with our Registered Dietitians, Exercise Physiologists, and Behavioral Specialists. It is appropriate for people of all weight ranges.


The SHINE program is based on the Prevent T2 curriculum developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with the primary goal for all participants to maintain 150 minutes of exercise each week and lose 5%-7%+ body weight. 

Focus-23 & Focus-27

Focus-23 and Focus-27 are simply extended versions of our Focus-15 program, which allow you to extend how long you follow the more structured, meal replacement-based phases of the program.


The Focus program is a 15-week lifestyle change program; we also include 3 additional follow-up visits at the end of the initial program, to further assist you with managing your weight on your own. This program is designed to induce larger initial weight losses than traditional lifestyle change programs (e.g., First Step).


This 30-week program, designed for people who need to lose more than 50 pounds, combines medically supervised supplemented fasting with instructions in lifestyle change techniques to help you make the lifestyle changes necessary to maintain a healthier weight.

Focus Carolina

Our most popular Focus programs are now offered online in real-time so that anyone, anywhere in South Carolina or North Carolina can participate.


ExpertEase provides individuals with the opportunity to gain insight into areas of weight management without having to commit to a long term program. You can meet with our staff over video or phone.

Home Weight Monitoring

A new ALL virtual twelve-week weight loss program. Get personalized feedback and education on your diet, activity, and weight loss from experts in the field.


A month-long program which includes a partial supplementation meal plan using shakes and bars, and one food-based meal. The program also includes weekly accountability visits with professional WMC staff.

Employer Programs

We also work with local employers to provide specialized programs for their employees. Some of our current locations include:

Other Programs & Services

We offer specific workplace programs with several employers in the area. We also offer individual weight management programs and research programs.