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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. I’ve been wondering why, in the face of clear evidence, people stil let obesity take over their lives. Even when that extra weight is clearly a precursor of diabesity, which is the combo of obesity and diabetes, heart disease, kidney problems, amputation…and more. At a seminar the other day I heard

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Where does it hit you? For Patti, it’s headaches—migraines, even. For Alex, it’s thundering at the temples. Leslie? She eats a whole package of cookies. And Greg? Back pain that keeps him up at night. Yes, every emotion is a physical event, and in people with diabetes it often translates into

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Jacquelyn Johnston, M. Ed, Diabesity Coach You’ve heard about portion distortion, and how it leads to waistline caution. You probably also know that you are what you eat. And drink OK, OK, now that we’ve got the clichés out of the way maybe we can get into your reflection in the mirror. If you walk

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Marielle Demorest, Présidente de l’ Association Francophone de Richmond, vous convie à l’atelier VOTRE CŒUR – QU’IL BATTE POUR VOUS! Risques et solutions pour la maladie du coeur, une des causes principales de la mort subite des femmes au Canada Atelier pour les femmes et pour leurs proches. Conférencière: Jacquelyn Johnston M.Ed., RCRT, Conseillère en

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© 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

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