“Overall I am very glad that I participated in this program. While I knew most of the information, there was a sense of community with my instructor and accountability that came with knowing that we would be together on a regular basis. It was more helpful than I anticipated.” – Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent […]
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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“Outstanding! The instructor was outstanding and very helpful. Great program! I feel so much healthier because of this program.” – Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes participant You may also enjoy: My instructor’s approach was very reasonable and realistic.” “Helped me build healthy habits.” Don’t miss another great blog: Subscribe Now
“This class has changed my life. My awareness about food, portion size, reading labels, sleep, managing stress, use of electronics, exercising, and other tools this class provide is of tremendous value and aided in my weight loss of nearly 41 pounds. I can not believe I made such a drastic change in my body, mind, […]
“Although I did not achieve my weight loss goals during the program, I am exercising more than I ever have before. My cholesterol was high before I started the program and now is in the normal range. The reality is that I am healthier now than I was before even though the number on the […]
“This program was fantastic. In my many years of weight loss attempts, I have heard many of these same concepts before, but this class put them in a better perspective and added more details. The sequence of classes is geared toward success. We met frequently upfront to get us started and then were “weaned” off the program […]
“By the end of the program, I lost 30 pounds and reduced my A1C. The yearlong program was long enough to help me build healthy habits and stick to them. Now I am always very mindful of what food I buy and eat, how many times I exercise per week, and calorie intake. The guidance […]
“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 […]
“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” […]