1. Moving Forward from Diabetes to Dynamic Living!

    If you have a goal to defeat Type 2 Diabetes, or make any other life change, you must be ready & committed to take action. The following model, which is based on the Trans-theoretical Model of Change, can serve as a guideline to see if you are truly READY to make behavioral change. The stages range from Pre-contemplation, Contemplation, Preparation & Action to Maintenance. 1.     Pre-con…Read More

  2. Weight of the Nation: How Obesity is Crippling Our Families & What YOU Can Do (Part 2)

    The effects of weight gain & obesity affect every system in our bodies & lead to the development of many chronic diseases. Our bodies are not designed to carry twice its normal weight. 20% of cancer deaths in women & 14% in men can be attributed to excess weight. More than 60% of people with arthritis are overweight. 83% are more likely to have kidney disease. Overweight individuals ar…Read More

  3. Balancing Your Blood Sugar

    Glucose is a measure of the sugar level in your blood.  Glucose is the main source of energy for all of the cells in the body.  The rate at which it is metabolized is controlled by insulin, which is secreted by the pancreas.  Low levels could indicate too much insulin in the blood. Elevated fasting glucose levels may be an early sign of diabetes.  It is estimated that nearly 80 million America…Read More

  4. Reverse High Blood Sugar & Reduce Excess Weight!

    WellFit Diabetes & Healthy Weight Education & Support KICK OFF Meeting will be held TONIGHT 6 pm Optimal Health Solutions LLC. 1460 Walton Blvd.  Suite 210 Rochester Hills, MI  48309 Meetings are conducted in a casual, positive atmosphere. During each meeting, a new topic handout is distributed. Meetings are dynamic, interactive & fun! Members receive a manual with resources, guidel…Read More

  5. Vietnam Veterans with Diabetes can Receive Disability Help!

    I was speaking to a client yesterday about the new Diabetes Education and Support Groups that WellFit is beginning this week and he informed me that many veterans, especially those who fought in Vietnam, have diabetes or cardiovascular disease due to exposure to Agent Orange. He also indicated that there is disability assistance being offered to veterans with chronic health conditions like diabete…Read More

  6. High Blood Sugar: High Healthcare Cost for Companies

    High blood sugar, diabetes & pre-diabetes is costing companies & families a LOT of money! The high cost of health care contributed toward fighting disease is keeping companies from being competitive & keeping families from saving for their future. Diabetes costs the average person, $6,000 per year to manage! That is $500 per month that could be invested in an IRA , college fund, etc. F…Read More

  7. Diabetes Free Zone – A Systematic Approach to Defeating Diabetes

    Diabetes Free Zone (DFZ) is a 16 week, multi-component wellness system, specially designed to address the needs of Type-2 diabetics in regaining & maintaining their health. The system has 3 major sections of integrated components. Together, they provide the foundation to produce lasting change in a diabetic's eating habits & lifestyle choices. This synergy of healthy actions, structure &am…Read More

  8. High Blood Sugar is More Dangerous Than You Think!

    For the millions of Americans who are diabetic, the health damage caused by high blood sugar began up to 10 years before their diabetes was diagnosed. Regrettably, many people believe that they are not in danger until their blood sugar is in the high risk range of 7.0 or greater. Another misconception is that diabetic drugs will stop the progression of diabetes. The truth is that drugs only tempor…Read More

  9. 50% of Americans will be Facing Diabetes by the Year 2020

    America is experiencing  an epidemic of gargantuan proportions. Each day, 4300 Americans receive this message, "You have Type 2 Diabetes." This is the equivalent of 1.5 million new cases that will be established this year, adding to the already stunning, 25.5 million current cases of Diabetes. The news gets worse! The rate of NEW cases of  Diabetes is expected to double over the next 10 years. 5…Read More