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Duke University Diet and Fitness Center

501 Douglas Street, Durham, NC
Duke University Diet and Fitness Center

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This program is a great fit for the serious person that needs to lose weight and get fit. They teach you how to do it on your own. The food is great, the medical facility is first class and they have one of the worlds best and largest medical facilities to back them up at the university hospital. There is... More 

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Ohio City, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I was at the Diet and Fitness Center (DFC) for over 6 weeks. I had come to DFC with medical issues and had been very overweight. DFC helped me to lose a lot of weight. This was really important to me and therefore I consider my stay to have been, overall, a success. DFC is a solid program on paper,... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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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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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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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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