© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach I’m sure I’m not the only Canadian watching with much interest the progress of the health care bill south of the border. Many of us have relatives and friends there, and are hearing what it means to them. As a Canadian I cannot imagine what has taken our friends
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach There has been so much in the media about health care reform in the U.S. Here in Canada we’re undergoing some big changes too, but there is a fundamental difference in that we can go see a doctor anytime we choose without having to worry about the cost. Somebody
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach Do you have thick weekend papers? We do. I wouldn’t like to be swatted with the one we get on Saturdays. There’s enough in it to keep you busy throughout the weekend and beyond—which, I guess, is the object of the exercise… I caught a glimpse of the front-page
Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach Ticket number…338147…Robert Coulter! A jubilant Mr. Coulter works his way up to the stage, holds up his prize, a carriage clock, and shows it to the attendees. And as he does that, his tummy pops out between the bottom of his T-shirt and his belt-line. The audience was really polite.
Jacquelyn Johnston, M. Ed. Diabesity Coach Obesity so often heralds diabetes that when you speak of one, you might as well speak of the other. This is why the word “Diabesity” was coined in the ‘Nineties. Did you hear about the research out of Europe today? Being overweight could become the leading cause of cancer
He sat next to me at a conference last week. “Do you think I’ve got diabetes?” Then, lowering hos voice, “The doctor says I have to lose 50 pounds—er—to begin with, that is”. “Sean”, says I , “I don’t know. Your doctor does the diagnosing”. When you’ve got all your tests done, listen carefully to