Resources for Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Sansum Clinic offers a full range of options and programs for achieving a healthy lifestyle, reaching your goals and maintaining a healthy weight — from group nutrition classes or individualized health educators and dietitians to our Doctors’s Weight Management Program or Bariatric Surgery.

Our Nutrition Department offers Nutrition Counseling and Personalized Programs

Comprehensive nutrition services and Diabetes education to all patients with a nutritional concern or with diabetes at our multi-specialty locations in Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, Lompoc and Solvang.

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Health Education Programs Help You Become an Active Participant in Your Good Health

Our Health Education Programs are designed with you in mind. All are taught by professionals, include take-home materials and are available on an ongoing basis. They are free of charge or low cost and are open to the community. Weight Management Programs include: Bariatric Surgery Orientation, Cholesterol Management, Diabetes Basics (in English & Spanish), Nutrition Navigator, Stress Management, Weight Management Strategies and WomenHeart Support Group. 

Learn about all our Health Education Programs & Classes or register online >

The Doctors’ Weight Management Program Helps You Maintain the Healthy Lifestyle You Need to Achieve Your Goal for Personal Success

Doctors’ Weight Management Program is a medically supervised behavioral weight management program that addresses obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes (and pre-diabetes), metabolic syndrome, joint pain and other illnesses and conditions associated with weight management and obesity. The program offers several options tailored to your individual needs and our goal is to help you lose weight while teaching you the skills you need to manage your weight successfully long-term.

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Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence

Our patients benefit from our comprehensive approach to weight loss that includes education and tools to prepare them for a successful journey and helps them achieve a lifestyle change that puts them on a life-long path to successful weight management.

Visit the Bariatric Surgery Center website for more information >

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Health Resource Center: FREE and Open to the Community

Drop by the health Resource Center for reliable answers to health  and weight loos questions in a private, comfortable place with trained staff. Browse the Internet, books, newsletters and videos on health. Get community resource information and registration for health programs.  The Health Resource Center is located at 215 Pesetas Lane in Santa Barbara on the 1st floor across from the lab. Call (805) 681-7672.

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