Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach Did you see Dr. Oz on Oprah today? An overweight couple had been invited on the show–he was about 100 pounds overweight, and his girlfriend wasn’t far behind. Dr. Oz measured his heart rate, examined him and told him he had diabetes as well—diabesity. Both the man and his girlfriend
Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach So you’ve been diagnosed, and been given a prescription , and now you are looking at ways to deal with diabetes. Rob said the most difficult thing was to have to prick his fingers several times a day, and that he dreaded the thought of having to do this for
Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach Do you ever watch those antacid commercials on TV? I saw one right in the middle of a news program this morning: first, you see a guy with an ear-to-ear grin eyeing a large, juicy hot dog with eager anticipation. Next frame, you see the same guy reaching for salvation
Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach. Someone sent me an e-mail today with the recent diabesity stats. In less than a decade half of all Americans will have diabetes. How’s that for fun? Diabetes, obesity, heart disease, kidney disease, arthritis, especially in the knees– these are all signposts on the road to an early demise. And
Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach I spent a day at the Emergency last week, as my Mom had to be admitted for some leg issues. Ever waited while a loved one was wheeled in and out for treatment? You walk down numerous corridors and meet a lot of medical personnel. Most looked overworked and weary
Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach I had parked my car outside a store this morning, next to a car whose left side mirror was about an inch from my right one. Any closer and the two mirrors would have danced the tango. Just before I entered the store I heard a man say “Oh heck”.