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 No, this is not about 9-11, although the thought did cross the mind of every person who witnessed it on October 19, 2007, in Richmond, BC. What crossed my mind when I read the paper this evening was how the denial of diabesity can lead to disaster. Sit back
He sat next to me at a conference last week. “Do you think I’ve got diabetes?” Then, lowering hos voice, “The doctor says I have to lose 50 pounds—er—to begin with, that is”. “Sean”, says I , “I don’t know. Your doctor does the diagnosing”. When you’ve got all your tests done, listen carefully to
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed.Are you a baby boomer? If so, this message is for you. We boomers are members of the diabesity wave. In the last 30 years there have been a lot of weight issues among boomers, and lurking in the shadows are the terrible three—diabetes, heart and stroke, and kidney disease. As boomers
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. A couple of blogs ago I mentioned the disease pathway. I spent the day at a COPD forum hosted by the Lung Association of BC, in Vancouver. Four of Canada’s best researchers shared their insights on the link between the main killers in industrialized societies: COPD and Sleep Apnea ranked high