Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Weight Management Center

Program Outcomes

Step LITESM Program Outcomes – 347 patients over a 2 year period who attended the Step Lite (moderate weight loss program) from 2009 to 2011 lost an average of 9.2% of their body weight or an average of 20.7 lbs. after completing the program over 13+ weeks. Step Lite is a moderate weight loss/lifestyle intervention program emphasizing self monitoring and exercise that uses a combination of high protein beverage/bars plus regular food.


Medical Weight Management Patient Outcomes -4196 patients over a 5 year period who attended the Medical Weight Management (rapid weight loss) program from 2008 to 2013 lost an average of 26.8% of their body weight or average body weight loss of 86.3 lbs after completion of the program at 1 year. The Medical Weight Management Program which is offered in the Texas Medical Center, Willowbrook, West Houston and Sugar Land is a rapid weight loss/lifestyle intervention program that uses meal replacement beverages/bars. Weekly medical clinics, group classes and monthly support groups facilitated by experienced clinicians (nurses, physicians, dietitians, counselors) are all included in this program.

For more information on our Step LITESM and Medical Weight Management program outcomes, please download our 2008-2013 data sheet.