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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, Diabesity Coach Ever been asked this question on a plane? I have, and it was a full plane, so I couldn’t even have changed seats. The asker was clearly obese, maybe twice my size, and asked the question while lifting the armrest. Did you hear the TV host’s question today—should obese people

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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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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. At the supermarket checkout this evening I there were 4 people in front of me, three of whom had a serious case of obesity. And I mean serious. One couple had the combined weight of at least three healthy people. If they had been stirred in a cauldron, three people would

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