© 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
© 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
Excess weight opens the door to many health issues, cancer being one of them. It lowers your immune defence, your strongest ally against invisible invaders. Try this test at home to see if you’d do well with shedding a few causes of chronic disease.
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach Did you see that a heart-warming news clip on TV today? The Children’s Bridge Foundation in Canada brought 10-year-old Vietnamese orphan Son Phan here for “extreme” health care three years ago. The Children’s Hospital in Boston has been treating him to remove a football-sized tumour on his face. Son
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach When you’re with friends and family do you often hear comments about the health care system? Do you hear people complaining that they only get to see the doctor for 10 minutes, and that the doctor asks that they only discuss one health issue per visit? I hear that
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach I added a new word to my vocabulary today. The one you see in the title. Turducken. Priceless. Here in Canada we do Thanksgiving on the second Monday of October, and its history is somewhat different from that of the American one. The Canadian Thanksgiving is a day to