Medical Care at the Rice Diet Clinic
in Durham, NC
Medical supervision begins with a thorough examination administered upon entry into The Program. Easy access and referral to other specialists at Duke University Medical Center is available. The evaluation and subsequent laboratory results allow the medical staff to create an individual profile for each participant.
Meet the Staff
Each morning, you meet one-on-one with the medical staff at the Rice House to assess your progress and make necessary adjustments in diet, medication and exercise. Through this individual attention, you will become more aware of your own medical condition and/or physiology.
In addition to the morning "check-in", the medical staff is on call for you 24 hours a day. Access and referral to other specialists is also available.
Success Stories From 407 lbs to 267 lbs
"At 407 lbs., I had become really depressed and was really in a bad place mentally. My father came to visit me before the spring semester of my sophomore year, and he told me (again) that he was very concerned about my weight. He said he could also tell that I was very unhappy. At dinner, he made me an offer to allow me to drop out of school and he would pay for me to go anywhere in the world to get help with losing the weight. I had heard about the Rice Diet from an old strength coach at SMU, and so that is the place I picked....
(Now) I don't take any medications and I went from 407 to 267 lbs."