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  The following is an anonymous testimonial from a recent Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes participant: “My experience in the recently ending Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes class with Marjorie was excellent. The weekly accountability in My Progress Portal helped me to keep track of not only how much I was losing, but my “active” minutes per week. I have found that in order to lose weight, I must be more active on a daily basis. Recently my… Continue reading »

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has created a simple screening tool that we use on the Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes website to help people consider their risk for prediabetes. Below is background information on why these questions are included and how they relate to your potential risk for developing prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Let me start by saying that researchers and doctors don’t absolutely know with 100% certainty why some people develop prediabetes and… Continue reading »

The following is a testimonial from a current Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes participant, Margaret. Margaret sent us her feedback as she heads towards completion of Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes. Way to go, Margaret! “I first took the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program 2 years ago and it has changed my life.  I have lost 60 lbs, my fridge is full of fruits and vegetables, we eat mainly whole grains now and I have been… Continue reading »

Facilitating a corporate wellness program for your organization can be overwhelming. Especially if you work in Human Resources and already wear a thousand different hats. Creating a wellness program can seem like just one extra chore to add to your list, and it can often fall by the waist side. Partnering with Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less and Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes can alleviate many challenges that come with implementing a wellness program. Some of the benefits… Continue reading »

Below is a testimonial from a current Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes participant, Karen. Way to go Karen! “I’m working really hard but I’m struggling with dinner choices because I cook everyday. At night I cook dinner, then prepare breakfast and lunch for the next day for my entire family. Looking and smelling all that food is so tempting!!! I’m proud that I am still fighting to overcome these temptations. Sometimes I fail but the next day I just… Continue reading »

  The following is a testimonial from a recent Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes participant, Patty. Patty just finished Phase I of the program and is about to move on to Phase II, way to go Patty! “I received a diagnosis of pre-diabetes in August 2016.  It was very frightening.  My younger sister had a stroke in May. She has diabetes and high blood pressure and was diagnosed as being morbidly obese. She did nothing to safeguard her health. … Continue reading »

 A lot can happen in 12 months. Your whole life can change. Start 2017 with a new focus on YOU. One hour a week. Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes classes are held online in real-time with a live instructor. Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes is an evidence-based diabetes prevention program recognized by the CDC. Classes are accessible on all computers, laptops, and mobile devices. To see a snapshot of how it works, please watch this video here: Overview video. Back by popular… Continue reading »

 A lot can happen in 12 months. Your whole life can change.   Start 2017 with a new focus on YOU. One hour a week. Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes classes are held online in real-time with a live instructor. Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes is an evidence-based diabetes prevention program recognized by the CDC. Classes are accessible on all computers, laptops, and mobile devices. To see a snapshot of how it works, please watch this video here: Overview video. Evening classes… Continue reading »

December 9th at 12:00pm EST Steps to Eating the Med Way: Change Your Protein Nutrition Decisions Mini Series: Steps to Eating the Med Way The response to the first Med Instead of Meds webinar was overwhelming. We want to give you the tools you need to Go Med AND answer all of your questions. As you know, the Mediterranean-style eating pattern has been shown to promote health and decrease risk on many chronic diseases. Eating the Mediterranean way is not only… Continue reading »

Like so many when getting older, health awareness and prevention become more important.  A major genetic prevalence for me is type 2 diabetes, which puts me at an increased risk of developing the disease as well. Type 2 diabetes is preventable and there are ways to reduce risks for possible development or delayed development. To reduce my risks, I’ve decided to take full control of my lifestyle and behaviors that put me at high risk for type 2 diabetes.Making small… Continue reading »