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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

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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

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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

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach.That was quite a phone call yesterday. “Jacquelyn, this is Kathy! Ben’s getting married in June, and I need to lose twenty pounds yesterday! Put me on the right diet!” My friend went on to say that she did not intend to be the only overweight woman in the wedding

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach. Big news today: 40% of our kids are obese. Then there were pictures of kids who have difficulty moving around, and pictures of the same kids scarfing down supersized burgers washed down with mega-sized pop. These kids are at great risk of pre-diabetes, and might already have been diagnosed

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