“In March 2022, my doctor told me that my blood work was showing that I was prediabetic and recommended that I sign up for a class to learn how to not become a Type 2 Diabetic. As a then 68 year old, I knew that diabetes ran in my family and that my physiological make […]
A lot can happen in 12 months. Your whole life can change.
Our program participants aren’t movie stars or celebrities. They are regular people like you who have struggled to maintain a balance of family, work, healthy eating, and exercise. For some, it meant changing lifelong habits. For others, it meant learning some simple new tips and ideas to incorporate good habits into their lives. Their stories follow.
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“I wanted to thank my instructor for everything she taught me and the support during my time in the program. When my doctor informed me that I was pre-diabetic and needed to lose weight, I signed up for this program thinking that it would be just another program where we attended. From the beginning, the knowledge imparted was valuable […]
“I have deep gratitude for my instructor’s excellent leadership and teaching skills during our Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes class this past year! I really enjoyed the classes and my instructor’s caring contact during the year. I got my blood test results back this morning and I was pleased as punch to learn that my A1C has gone from 6.5 for […]
“With the COVID-19 risks reported to be higher for the obese, and the need to reduce my BMI before a future knee replacement, my WHY to sign up for ESMMPD was clear. I have struggled with weight for my entire life, and being told “you are big-boned” and “you are tall and carry it well” […]
Below is a testimonial from an Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes participant: “I tend to care for everyone else but myself! This caused me to not be conscious enough of how I ate, exercised, and just in general, self-cared for ME! This class allowed me to reflect a lot on my own self-care and […]
Below is a testimonial from an Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes participant: “I thought that I knew a lot about the right foods to eat, foods to stay away from, and the need to stay active. But I am a Lifelong Learner, and when I heard about this course, and thought there might be […]
Below is a testimonial from an Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes participant: “I started the program last March. I have always eaten healthy food but needed to lose some weight. I was hoping to eliminate my CPAP machine. I ended up losing 18 1/2 pounds. I look slimmer. I have always been an exerciser […]
Below is a testimonial from an Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes participant: “Karen B. taught my class last year. I could not break my weight. I started at 169 and could not break my plateau at 159 or 160. I just needed to lose 2 lbs. I have used what she taught and now […]
Below is a testimonial from an Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes participant: “I just want to express my gratitude to my instructor who was such a great nutrition coach during the entire program. Although I did not lose as much weight as I had hoped, my husband participated as my buddy and he lost […]
Below is a testimonial from an Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes participant: I started Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes in July 2020. I had gained so much weight my clothes had gotten too small for me. I had to start buying new clothes in the beginning of 2020 so I could have something […]