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501 Douglas Street, Durham, NC
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Duke University Diet and Fitness Center
Ranked #30 of 67 hotels in Durham
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Bethesda, Maryland
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This can be a life changing, life saving solution for one who needs to lose weight or improve their health. This is science-based weight loss center affiliated with Duke Medical. Nothing weird here. You eat real food that is nutritionally sound, tasty and served in appropriate portions. You attend lectures and exercise classes throughout the day that educate you about... More

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New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Went twice over Xmas starting in 2010. My weight was 258. Today, 205. They teach you what and what not to eat and why and how and why you get heavy and how you lose weight. I do not diet and hardly exercise. When you go there you eat 3 or more good healthy meals a day and are never... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Two of my family members spent four weeks at the Center. As far as we have found, there isn't a single program anywhere like it in the US. You are surrounded by a staff who has every skill needed to support you in getting to the healthy place that you desire. They have full access to the medical facility if... More

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alexandria, va
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

but you have to be ready to work with them. The people there are fantastic: knowledgeable, helpful, friendly. There is a wonderful camraderie among the people coming to the DFC -- everyone reaches out to everyone else (not in an icky way at all). You will learn so much about getting the weight off and keeping it off -- the... More

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Address: 501 Douglas Street, Durham, NC
Location: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Also Known As:
Duke University Diet And Fitness Hotel Durham

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This idea has been the cornerstone of our success for more than 40 years with more than 50,000 clients. The only weight loss program of its kind integrated within a world-renowned academic medical center, the Duke Diet and Fitness Center in Durham, North Carolina offers you the gift of time and person-to-person, individualized treatment to help you lose weight and transform your life.The foundation of our ongoing success -- stunning outcomes supported by the latest medical science -- is a sound program for weight loss and lifestyle transformation that features:An individualized medically-oriented plan based on your specific weight loss needs and goals--medical, emotional, nutrition and fitness.Expert team-based support to make the plan real in your life.A safe and supportive community in which to begin to implement your plan.Regular opportunities to practice on your own -- with the guided support you need to build confidence and stamina -- and, most important, to see results and experience success. ... more   less 

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