© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. I was recently at a seminar on arthritis when something struck me. Most of the attendees were obese. When the seminar was over there was line-up to have a word with the speaker, who was excellent. The speaker had inserted subtle hints throughout his presentation about the need to exercise. e.g.
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Ever attended a panel discussion? You get a panel of experts sitting in a row, and the audience asks them questions. I attend a number of these each year, and stay to the end when I think the experts have some good research to back up their opinions. They’re supposed to
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Been in a shopping mall recently? Have you ever done any people-watching? While at a recent convention I was sitting in the lobby of a large hotel, waiting for the rest of my group to appear. Thousands of participants were exiting from a session in the arena. I started counting the
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. You might be wondering about the term Diabesity. When I first read it I thought. How clever. It encapsulates two terms: diabetes and obesity. Good combo, I thought. You probably know someone with diabetes. I bet you know someone obese too. Chances are the obese person is on the way to