For more information, call: 877-CENTEGRA

News: New Centegra Healthy Living Institute introduced

Centegra Health System has changed the name of its weight-loss institute to the Centegra Healthy Living Institute. The new name better reflects the full range of services offered to support healthy lifestyles.

“The Centegra Healthy Living Institute better communicates our goal to support the health of our community,” said Matt Carlen, vice president of health and wellness for Centegra Health System. “We strive to provide wellness services that will help people reach their optimal health.”

The Centegra Healthy Living Institute helps patients stay ahead of health risks with a number of preventive programs. These programs include OPTIFAST®, OPTITRIM®, Simply Weight Loss, medical nutrition therapy, sports nutrition, weight-loss surgery, diabetes centers, wellness programs; free physicians lectures, mind and body programs, screenings and wellness coaching.

The Centegra Healthy Living Institute’s OPTIFAST® and OPTITRIM® are designed to help patients reach their weight-loss and health goals. OPTIFAST® is weight-loss program that uses full-meal replacements and is designed for people who are severely overweight. It is ideal for helping patients lose weight before weight-loss surgery. OPTITRIM® is a partial-meal replacement plan that creates a low-calorie diet and is targeted for individuals looking to lose 10 to 30 pounds.

“The Centegra Healthy Living Institute has changed my life,” said Christine Padjen, a Centegra Healthy Living Institute patient. “I am happier, more confident, I sleep better and have more energy. The institute provides a full support system of doctors, dietitians and personal trainers who really care about you and are positive and encouraging.”

For more information about the Centegra Healthy Living Institute, call 877-CENTEGRA or visit Visit for a chance to win a $250 Apple gift card. A gift card will be awarded every week in April.