How Elizabeth Beat Diabetes With a Partner
Dec 17, 2015 10:25:00 AM
When Elizabeth was diagnosed with prediabetes last year, she knew she needed to take action—and that she’d need the right guidance and support along the way. “Diabetes isn’t something you want to take lightly,” she says.
According to the CDC, combining weight loss with regular physical activity (of at least 150 minutes each week) can reduce your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 58%.
After completing our 16-week core program, Elizabeth lost 15 pounds (and counting!) and got her blood-sugar levels back in the normal range. She increased her daily physical activity and also learned to take time out for herself—to catch up on sleep, curl up with a book, connect with friends or even just stop to watch the sunset. Because well-being is as important to good health as a whole foods diet and regular exercise. With the help of her dedicated team of nutrition and fitness coaches, she made small and steady changes every day that added up to healthy habits she can stick with for life.