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BILL60 Posts: 974,624
4/27/13 6:26 P

Welcome to SP. I wish you the very best in your quest for a healthier you.

SCRAPPINPOLLY SparkPoints: (84,978)
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4/27/13 11:20 A

Hi and welcome to Spark People!! This is an awesome place for support and inspiration! Jump right in and make yourself at home! Take it one day at a time and good luck to you!

JIBBIE49 Posts: 73,489
4/26/13 5:53 P

This is a lecture by Richard Bernstein M.D. on his book "The Diabetes Solution." He has treated patients with diabetes for over 30 yrs. as he has had Type 1 Diabetes since he was 12 and he is 78 now. (Note the video is loud at the very start when it comes on.)

Dr. Bernstein says that ALL obese people are Insulin Resistant and that in time ALL will develop Type 2 Diabetes if they continue with their high carb diets. He is very interesting and I've learned so much from reading his books. He was an Engineer first and studied his disease because he was getting complications and he went to medical school at 45 yrs old so he could get other doctors to listen to him on the research he'd done. He's very healthy now at 78.

BILL60 Posts: 974,624
4/26/13 7:46 A

Welcome to SP. I wish you the very best in your journey to a healthier life.

SCRAPPINPOLLY SparkPoints: (84,978)
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4/25/13 11:40 P

Hi and welcome to Spark People! It's great to have you here!! There's lots of support and inspiration to be had here! Good luck to you!

JAMBABY0 Posts: 15,384
4/25/13 9:03 P

Hi Anita, and welcome. So glad you are here to make a change! I am adding a couple of links to teams that I think will be a big help to you. Good luck on your journey!

PINKHOPE Posts: 25,770
4/25/13 3:49 P

Welcome to Sparkpeople Anita!

I too use an elliptical. It's great! Pre-diabetes is something you can reverse through proper exercise and diet! I want to congratulate you on making this journey. I began my own journey a few years ago and though my pace has been slow I have lost over 100 pounds! You can have success too!

This is a great place to get healthy! There are so many tools, resources, and encouraging people to help you on your journey to "Health & Fitness". Be sure to poke around the site and try the nutrition and fitness trackers, Spark Recipes, Daily Spark, health articles, and secrets.

Joining a team will help you meet like-minded people that share similar life situations or goals. You can join mine to start. I share many helpful tips, recipes and insights from my own journey so you too can benefit. The DAILY CHAT section has lots of helps.

Be sure to read member blogs as there is a wealth of information there. You can start with one of mine:

If you have further questions or just want to chat, stop by my Sparkpage or send me a Sparkmail. Just click on the button under my profile picture on the left.

Press On!

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4/25/13 3:42 P

Hi, my name is Anita and I have been diagnosed with pre diabetes. I am married, 39 years old, no children and coming from some victories, losing 15 kgs (I used to weigh 90kg, I reduced to 73 a year ago but then suffered of hyperthyroidism. Well, I'm positive with the small changes I need to make consistently and all is ahead to win. One year ago I bought an elliptic machine so I can workout at home. Any people with pre diabetes? Saludos a todos amigos.

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