Note from Monica:
Today I heard good news from a “graduate” of my nutrition class who had also been consulting with me for personalized diet/supplement recommendations . She had been diagnosed in 2016 with pre-diabetes and was told by her PCP that she would have diabetes within 10 years. That’s when she came to see me. This was surprising and devastating for her (she exercises and was in good shape) and she was motivated to be as pro-active as possible–even though she “hates to cook”. The good news? The diet/lifestyle changes she made during 2017 paid off–her most recent blood work showed a normal hemoglobin A1c and normal fasting blood sugar; in other words, she is no longer pre-diabetic. Other positive results were: hot flashes and brain fog gone, sleeping better, fingernails are “fabulous” again, and she has lost 13 pounds. Best of all she knows what to do in the kitchen to keep healthy–she has taken her health into her own hands and the rewards make the time she spends cooking well worth it.
She told me that what meant the most to her was me telling her that she did not need to develop diabetes. That is a message of hope more people need to hear!