Dear Annals of Internal Medicine. This article is an all time low. But it does show where you are coming from; The Bank

Diabetes testing in symptomless adults may not lower risk of death   By Lisa Rapaport

 

“Just a side note….by the time a person has the symptoms of type 2 diabetes, their average blood sugar is 200mg/dL.  This is the point of no return with full blown diabetes.  Good idea “Annals of Internal Medicine.”  Don’t screen if there are no symptoms….just let the disease process progress until its  irreversible and people are tied to a lifetime of diabetes medication and medical management”.……Diane Kress

(Reuters Health) – Expanding diabetes screening in adults to catch the disease early does not appear to keep people from dying of cardiovascular causes, according to a report designed to help shape U.S. treatment guidelines.

Earlier detection did seem to slow the progression of so-called prediabetes to full-blown diabetes, but it had no impact on the risk of death from heart or blood vessel disease 10 years later, researchers found when they analyzed studies conducted from 2007 to 2014.

In 2008, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended testing for diabetes before symptoms emerge in an effort to get millions of undiagnosed adults on medications to lower blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure before the disease worsens and complications become harder to treat.

“Many people with early diabetes may not have symptoms, and thus do not seek care,” lead study author Dr. Shelley Selph of Oregon Health and Science University said by email. “It is possible that 10 years of follow-up is insufficient to detect a mortality benefit.”

About 21 million Americans were diagnosed with diabetes in 2010, and an estimated 8 million more were undiagnosed, the researchers note in Annals of Internal Medicine. Most of them have type 2 diabetes, which is linked to obesity and advanced age and happens when the body can’t properly use or make enough of the hormone insulin to convert blood sugar into energy.

Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, non-traumatic lower limb amputations, and blindness. It’s also a major cause of heart disease and stroke and the seventh-leading cause of death in the U.S., the authors note.

Like obesity, hypertension is a risk factor for diabetes, and this link prompted the expansion of U.S. screening guidelines to include people with high blood pressure.

In two trials examined in the report, one of which focused on people at greater risk for diabetes, the risk of death after 10 years was similar whether people were screened or not. This might be due to not enough people getting screened, or improved management of cardiovascular disease contributing to lower mortality, the researchers note.

There’s little harm to screening, though, beyond the potential for short-term anxiety for those who test positive for diabetes, the report authors wrote.

For people with pre-diabetes, with high blood sugar levels but not full-blown disease, both medications and lifestyle changes appear effective at delaying progression of the disease, the researchers said.

The preventive services task force is in the process of updating its diabetes screening guidelines, Dr. Michael Pigone, a task force member, said by email. The group is focusing on “the effectiveness of identifying abnormal blood sugar before it progresses to diabetes, as well as the effectiveness of treating those who have abnormal blood sugar with intensive lifestyle intervention.”

The current report confirms more data is still needed, said Dr. Betul Hatipoglu, an endocrinologist at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, in an email. “It acknowledges that prevention of diabetes is possible. It would really be a disservice to the population at risk to not give them their second chance to know and prevent diabetes until we can prove that we are not helping but actually harming them by early intervention, which will be impossible in my opinion.”

The study was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and done in consultation with the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

SOURCE: http://bit.ly/1CBZcCg Annals of Internal Medicine, online April 13, 2015.

 

MY Comment after this article… If you don’t screen early and give anyone with Met B the tools (The Metabolism Miracle) to normalize their metabolism….they WILL get sicker and sicker until they develop type 2 diabetes!  (and will have a lifetime of increased MD visits and a large bag filled with prescription medications)

 

Diane Kress

I have spent over 35 years researching the root cause of type 2 diabetes. I have concluded after working directly with over 6000 patients in my private practice (medical nutrition) that early screening for “metabolic syndrome” can point directly to an understandable lifestyle program for the over 65% of the US adult population with the genes for metabolic syndrome (I call it Metabolism B or Met B).

If you have the genetic predisposition for Met B (overweight, insulin imbalance/insulin resistance, progressively worse hypertension, hyperlipidemia, hyperglycemia) and do nothing to stop the runaway train, you are on the way to develop incurable diabetes. You will also have a medicine cabinet filled with drugs for the fore mentioned medical conditions and a calendar filled with medical appointments. Some of the medications make the condition worse.

Once you become diabetic, there is no cure…there is only control.

There is much secrecy around the FACT that there are many years before a person becomes diabetic when lifestyle changes can actually stop the progression of Met B and type 2 diabetes.

If a person had the following screen done at age 25, age 45, and age 60….just 3 times in a person’s lifetime, the following simple tests can be done during a routine physical:

metabolic panel, lipid profile, and Vitamin D. If these labs are trending in the wrong direction…that person is at risk for diabetes and can do something to PREVENT DIABETES. Diabetes is a billion dollar business…what if we changed our lifestyle and never developed the disease????

If fasting glucose is over 89mg/dL …..Met B
If total cholesterol is over 199….Met B
If LDL cholesterol is over 99….Met B
If HDL cholesterol is under 45….Met B
If triglycerides are over 99….Met B
If Vitamin D is under 45…..Met B

Once the majority of these labs head in the direction you see in the labs listed above….you have Met B. There is a very simple lifestyle that stops the train in its tracks and stops it from moving forward to type 2 diabetes in : Diane Kress’ The Metabolism Miracle. Pass this along and try it with your patients. They will lose weight, body fat, decrease insulin, insulin resistance, blood glucose, cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, trigs and increase HDL and Vitamin D.

Imagine the decrease in dollars spent for medical appointments and medications.
The program is 15 years in the making, has been published as a NY Time’s Bestselling book and ebook for over 6 years, and has a world wide following. Big Pharma and Medical Associations NEVER mention it. No need to wonder why…Ka-Ching $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

 

 

 

Love Diane Kress’ work?  Here are links to her books and support site!

The Metabolism Miracle:   http://www.amazon.com/The-Metabolism-Miracle-Control-Permanently/dp/0738213861/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1411319710&sr=8-1

The Metabolism Miracle Cookbook:   http://www.amazon.com/The-Metabolism-Miracle-Cookbook-Delicious/dp/0738214256/ref=pd_sim_b_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=0DC5FY8CN1D1YH85YNM

The Metabolism Miracle Update:  (Brand new!) http://www.amazon.com/Metabolism-Miracle-Update-Revisions-Diabetes-ebook/dp/B00N4IQUF4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1411319947&sr=8-1&keywords=metabolism+miracle+update

The Diabetes Miracle: http://www.amazon.com/The-Diabetes-Miracle-Prevent-Permanently/dp/0738216011/ref=pd_sim_b_2?ie=UTF8&refRID=03YM32PQDQ2W877F1JTM

The Interactive Support Group for Followers of The Metabolism Miracle and The Diabetes Miracle:  www.Miracle-Ville.com

 

 

 

 

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RIP Onglyza? And condolences to those who continue to lose loved ones to bad medicine

 deadly prescription      willy wonka

 Diabetes drug ONGLYZA increases death risk: FDA

Here’s another diabetes drug, ONGLYZA, that will need to be “readdressed” by the FDA as it has proven to be associated with an increased death rate.  It’s just another drug for type 2 diabetes that was very quickly studied, obtained  FDA approval, distributed this drug via prescription to millions of peopole….and has been subsequently linked to diseases like pancreatic cancer, bladder cancer, liver cancer, kidney cancer….after millions of prescriptions have been written.  In this case, the FDA doesn’t even know why it’s killing people..  Imagine that.

Please realize that the pharmaceutical industry nets billions of dollars a year.  What’s it to them if a  drug is found to be harmful or deadly?  They repay a paltry amount to victims  or victim’s families of those  injured or killed by the medicine.  And then, after the checks are written, the very same pharmaceutical company continues on  as if nothing happened, having still made a hefty profit (even after they pay victims) from the dangerous or deadly prescription drug.

Big Pharma and the FDA are obviously hooked up.  Big Pharma makes a new medication, gives money to get it on the market (to the FDA).  When it fails, the FDA might blacklist it or force the company to make some changes.  The pharmaceutical company and the FDA both makes tons of money….and we are left with drug induced medical conditions or death.  Money…the root of all evil….

(Reuters) – AstraZeneca Plc’s diabetes drug Onglyza appears to be associated with an increased rate of death, according to a review of data published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday.

While the primary clinical trial results did not show a statistically significant increase in the rate of death, a more detailed analysis examining only patients who took Onglyza suggests “a significantly increased risk of all-cause mortality,” FDA staff said in their review.

 

FiercePharma earlier in the week;

FDA experts will grill a couple of diabetes meds next Tuesday, and the outcome of that debate could put a damper on sales. The drugs: AstraZeneca’s ($AZN) Onglyza and Takeda‘s Nesina, both DPP-4 blood sugar-fighters. The questions: Do they really increase the risk of heart failure? And if so, what’s to be done about it?

There’s a broader question, too. If these meds ratchet up the risk of heart failure, what does that say about the DPP-4 meds as a group, which includes Merck & Co.’s ($MRK) blockbuster Januvia franchise.

The FDA is convening an advisory committee to consider data from the SAVOR outcomes trial, which suggested that Onglyza patients were more likely to be hospitalized with heart failure. In the 16,000-patient study, 27% more Onglyza patients ended up in the hospital with heart failure, compared with patients in the control arm.

(Reuters) – AstraZeneca Plc’s diabetes drug Onglyza appears to be associated with an increased rate of death, according to a review of data published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday.

While the primary clinical trial results did not show a statistically significant increase in the rate of death, a more detailed analysis examining only patients who took Onglyza suggests “a significantly increased risk of all-cause mortality,” FDA staff said in their review.

FiercePharma earlier in the week;

FDA experts will grill a couple of diabetes meds next Tuesday, and the outcome of that debate could put a damper on sales. The drugs: AstraZeneca’s ($AZN) Onglyza and Takeda‘s Nesina, both DPP-4 blood sugar-fighters. The questions: Do they really increase the risk of heart failure? And if so, what’s to be done about it?

There’s a broader question, too. If these meds ratchet up the risk of heart failure, what does that say about the DPP-4 meds as a group, which includes Merck & Co.’s ($MRK) blockbuster Januvia franchise.

The FDA is convening an advisory committee to consider data from the SAVOR outcomes trial, which suggested that Onglyza patients were more likely to be hospitalized with heart failure. In the 16,000-patient study, 27% more Onglyza patients ended up in the hospital with heart failure, compared with patients in the control arm.

 

 

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type 1

Detecting diabetes in children before symptoms appear

Reuters

Doctors may be able to detect type 1 diabetes in children before they exhibit any symptoms of the disease, new research from Sweden shows.

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that often appears in childhood and is the result of the body being unable to produce the hormone insulin.

Scientists taking part in The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) project have discovered four markers, or autoantibodies, in the blood of the study’s participants that make it possible to detect the disease earlier, meaning that treatment can also start earlier.

Type 1 diabetes occurs when beta cells in the pancreas are destroyed by the autoantibodies. Once the beta cells are destroyed, the body can no longer produce insulin and cannot regulate blood sugar.

Lead researcher Ake Lernmark, from Sweden’s Lund University, says that measuring the levels of autoantibdodies in children’s blood indicates whether their immune system has started to attack beta cells.

He says the autoantibodies appear years before the disease is usually diagnosed.

“So the TEDDY study has discovered that the appearance of autoantibodies against insulin producing cells, appear during the first years of life, but the disease is not diagnosed until some ten years later So that’s the discovery. We now know where to look for the trigger so we have to explain why this auto anti-bodies develop and now we know that we should look during the first years of life,” Lernmark told Reuters

The TEDDY study, which is funded by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), involves 8,600 children – with an increased hereditary risk of type 1 diabetes – from Sweden, the United States, Germany and Finland.

Lernmark’s work has revealed triggers of type 1 diabetes in children at a much earlier stage than was previously possible. The team now wants to test all four-year-old children in Sweden.

“For the first time it will allow the researchers to look, to study, the mechanisms that trigger this disease because in the past we didn’t know when to look. So if you take a newly diagnosed child and you ask the question what happened to that child a month before diagnosis, or one year before diagnosis – we already missed the point and the point is that we have to look for the trigger during the first years of life, not in conjunction with the diagnosis of diabetes – it’s too late,” he said.

The new discovery could lead to earlier treatment and lower doses of insulin used to treat the condition. It may even be possible for sufferers to postpone or avoid symptoms as the disease develops.

Fredrik Nicklasson’s children have been taking part in the study since birth. He has to keep regular and detailed food diaries for his son and two daughters, while they have to submit blood, stool and nail samples, as well as information about illnesses and medication.

Nicklasson said the children did not mind the regular checks, as it didn’t feel like a hospital but more like play-school or a day-care center.

“Well, I think they think it’s quite fun – most of the time – because it also involves some blood sampling but in our family that hasn’t been a big issue,” he said.

Cornelia and Hedvig Nicklasson are used to the drill.

“She usually asks some questions… about what I eat, what I do and then I’m measured to see how tall I am and how much I weigh compared to last time and then they take a blood sample,” Cornelia said.

“They take a blood sample, weigh and measure me and I’ve had to answer some questions,” said Hedvig.

It is still not known what causes the immune system to start attacking the body’s own insulin cells to start off with. One theory is that a virus could be the trigger.

There is no cure for type 1 diabetes at the moment, but Lernmark said a long term goal would be to find a vaccine.

“So let’s assume, or hypothesize that there is a virus being responsible for triggering these autoantibodies, the goal is then to make a vaccine against that virus and if that would be the discovery then the chances to prevent type-1 diabetes altogether is very high,” he said.

Diane Kress’ comment:

I think this research from TEDDY is a major step forward in what may help forestall (or someday help prevent) type 1 diabetes

It’s true that type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease and does appear to have a genetic component. It is probable that because a child has the genetic predisposition to type 1 diabetes, ascertaining that the child is showing an autoimmune response can alert the physician to suggest and parents to make changes in the child’s lifestyle to help forestall the actual development of type 1. Some stressors that can accelerate the disease progression are: high carbohydrate intake, lack of exercise, emotional stress, illness, chronic pain. 

If my child tested positive for type 1 antibodies, I would understand that type 1 diabetes is most likely in the stars, but lifestyle change that lowers stress on the pancreas and insulin requirements can help buy time prior to the disease being diagnosed. The longer a child can hold onto pancreatic beta cell function, the better.  There will be a cure for Type 1 diabetes.

 

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Shame on Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, and Nutrisystem. This “research” and “article” is nothing more than PAID ADVERTISING

marie osmond yes 2   kirstie alley yes

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These 3 spokespeople look a “little different” than they appear in sponsored advertisements; Don’t you think?  Marie Osmond, Kirstie Alley, Valerie Bertinelli

 

I  have been reporting on  The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) taking money to endorse junk food like Coca-Cola, Mars Candy, Kraft Singles, and so may more un-nutritious foods.  The AND is the credentialing association for over 75,000 registered dietitians.

My warning:  Do not pay attention to products with the AND “seal of approval” as it is simply a “paid for” endorsement.  Junk food companies pay millions of dollars to the AND to support their processed junk food.

In March, 2015…the AND gave its first Seal of Approval to a  packaged processed cheese product (Kraft Singles) and also takes money from Coca-Cola, Mars candy, Frito Lay and other chips/salty and fatty snack foods, and many more.  They encourage these food companies to set up booths at their conventions, sponsor meals for the RD’s in attendance…Imagine McDonald’s providing lunch to registered dietitians,  and are prominently listed as sponsors for  the national convention for registered dietitians.

Today I was reading all the latest news on nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, diets, etc. and feel like I’ve been kicked in the teeth once again.

Weight Watcher’s, Jenny Craig, and Nutrisystem.…3 big name “diets” that have no history of long-term weight loss….have paid for research that names their companies as the best diets for weight loss.  Seriously?  The “ad” is written like a scientific piece and sites research done at a respected hospital.  But as you read the article (no research), you quickly realize it’s a paid for ADVERTISEMENT for their programs.

Let’s take a close  look at their spokespeople.  ALL have regained their lost weight…They disappear from the ads when they are bigger than ever, and return “slim and trim” once again.

Interestingly, if you see these people in real-time….most look nothing like their advertisement photos because..the advertisement pics were all taken the first time they lost weight.  They are dressed in different clothes…there is  different diet propaganda on the screen and in the promotion….but they are NOT up- to- date photos.  That’s why they all long younger in the ads…When you see them in person, in candid pics taken in real time, or on current TV talk shows…they are not so slim and trim.

Also…please realize that there is ALWAYS a disclaimer in the ads for Nutrisystem, Jenny Craig, and Weight Watchers…”these results are not typical.”  It makes me wonder if “these results” were originally attained with prescription diet pills and/or other stimulants.  NO ONE looks like these folks after finishing the diet program and NO ONE keeps the weight off.

All I can suggest is to follow me as your dietary source.  My articles are state of the science, accurate, not paid for, and reliable.  At least you know that what you read is the truth.  Stop this madness.

This is the actual research report:

Background: Commercial and proprietary weight-loss programs are popular obesity treatment options, but their efficacy is unclear.

Purpose: To compare weight loss, adherence, and harms of commercial or proprietary weight-loss programs versus control/education (no intervention, printed materials only, health education curriculum, or <3 sessions with a provider) or behavioral counseling among overweight and obese adults.  Look at what they compared their Paid Advertisers (Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, and Nutrisystem)  to.. …”no intervention, health class, less than 3 sessions with a diet counselor, behavioral counseling.”  That’s not what the conclusion was in the headline.

Data Sources: MEDLINE and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews from inception to November 2014; references identified by program staff.

Study Selection: Randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) of at least 12 weeks’ duration; prospective case series of at least 12 months’ duration (harms only).  Only 12 weeks duration on a program (long before people regain their weight on these programs)…and as you read further…MANY participants already dropped out by the 12th week!!!

Data Extraction: Two reviewers extracted information on study design, population characteristics, interventions, and mean percentage of weight change and assessed risk of bias.  (This is NOT new research…2 people working out of Johns Hopkins (the library, perhaps) went to previously printed “research” and they extracted what they wanted to extract as relevant information.

Data Synthesis: We included 45 studies, 39 of which were RCTs. At 12 months, Weight Watchers participants achieved at least 2.6% greater weight loss than those assigned to control/education. Jenny Craig resulted in at least 4.9% greater weight loss at 12 months than control/education and counseling. Nutrisystem resulted in at least 3.8% greater weight loss at 3 months than control/education and counseling. Very-low-calorie programs (Health Management Resources, Medifast, and OPTIFAST) resulted in at least 4.0% greater short-term weight loss than counseling, but some attenuation of effect occurred beyond 6 months when reported. Atkins resulted in 0.1% to 2.9% greater weight loss at 12 months than counseling. Results for SlimFast were mixed. We found limited evidence to evaluate adherence or harms for all programs and weight outcomes for other commercial programs.  Oh My. I wonder how much the 3 companies kicked in to have this published and then to run their “Ads” everywhere.  This was on the news today!  This, news?  NO

Limitation: Many trials were short (<12 months), had high attrition, and lacked blinding.

The study was not blinded, HIGH attrition means most of the participants in the research they “dug” up left the different studies before 12 months.  In other words…this is invalid research!

Conclusion: Clinicians could consider referring overweight or obese patients to Weight Watchers or Jenny Craig. Other popular programs, such as Nutrisystem, show promising weight-loss results; however, additional studies evaluating long-term outcomes are needed.  This reads:  Clinicians could consider referring overweight or obese patients to WW, JC, NS…however “additional studies evaluating long term outcomes are needed.

Why was this garbage researched published?  Why did John’s Hopkins allow their name to be attached to this research ( when the authors picked and chose what they wanted from old research), why was this mess  a top story on all the news stations?

Money Money Money….SHAME ON ALL OF YOU!

 

Love Diane Kress’ work?  Here are links to her books and support site!

 The Metabolism Miracle:   http://www.amazon.com/The-Metabolism-Miracle-Control-Permanently/dp/0738213861/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1411319710&sr=8-1

The Metabolism Miracle Cookbook:   http://www.amazon.com/The-Metabolism-Miracle-Cookbook-Delicious/dp/0738214256/ref=pd_sim_b_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=0DC5FY8CN1D1YH85YNM

The Metabolism Miracle Update:  (Brand new!)http://www.amazon.com/Metabolism-Miracle-Update-Revisions-Diabetes-ebook/dp/B00N4IQUF4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1411319947&sr=8-1&keywords=metabolism+miracle+update

The Diabetes Miracle: http://www.amazon.com/The-Diabetes-Miracle-Prevent-Permanently/dp/0738216011/ref=pd_sim_b_2?ie=UTF8&refRID=03YM32PQDQ2W877F1JTM

The Interactive Support Group for Followers of The Metabolism Miracle and The Diabetes Miracle:  www.Miracle-Ville.com

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The Metabolism Miracle Scale Phenomenon. It’s time to throw away the ideal body weight chart!

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MM/DM is the abbreviation for The Metabolism Miracle or The Diabetes Miracle .

(The following is part of  a private answer on Miracle-Ville.com.  I answered a detailed question from a person following MM/DM.  I wanted to share this part with readers as many might not realize this phenomenon.)

Metabolism Miracle Scale Phenomenon

This question was sent from  a young woman in her early 20’s who is 5’10” and weighs 165 pounds at the end of her Step 1.  She lost within her expected fat/inch loss.  She is not really happy with that number on the scale and yearns to weigh 140 pounds.  Here’s my reply.

 “At 5″10″ and 165 pounds, you are currently within your “ideal body weight” range on the weight charts. According to a traditional weight chart, your ideal body weight would be in the 145-165 pounds range.

I would prefer to ask you your desired body weight.. the weight you that makes you fit in your clothes, look great, feel great.  And most women at your height would reply that their desired weight is, say, 140-145 pounds because they remember what the traditional ideal weight charts say, what the magazines say, and  at one time they remember looking great at that weight.  

In the past, your body may have looked phenomenal at 140 pounds, because you were 140 pounds that looked like 140 pounds. At that time your body had more fat tissue than it has now.

 News flash:  Reaching 140 pounds (scale weight) for a young woman of your height (5’10”) while living MM/DM is way too thin.   MM/DM burns fat and retains muscle.  At 140 pounds, reached by following MM/DM, you would appear to weigh about 120 pounds…VERY thin for a 5’10” woman.

A true life example: My daughter was 23 years old when, at 5’5″ she reached a great- looking size while weighing 140-143 pounds on the scale.  Even though she looked amazing and wore the same size clothes she used to wear when she weighed about 120-123 pounds, she strove to weigh 125 pounds on that darn scale (what the traditional weight tables said.  

Even though she looked and felt great wearing her favorite jeans (size 5/6) with glowing skin, long lustrous hair, and a great figure; she was determined to get back to a scale weight of 125 pounds….”That’s what the chart says, and at 125 pounds I used to look great.”  Ironically, at 143# reached by MM/DM, with all fat loss and no muscle loss…..everyone guessed her weight at 125 pounds max!  

143 pounds retained after a traditional diet that burns FATAND MUSCLE looks very different from 143 pounds reached by MM/DM  ((BURNS FAT AND RETAINS MUSCLE)  The muscle tissue is toned, shapely, and tight.  143 pounds reached by a traditional diets’ fat and muscle loss looks bigger, more jiggly, and much BIGGER than 143 pounds attained by following MM/DM.  Even though both women weigh the same….a body with 143 pounds and much less fat looks to be about 123-125 pounds.

If you were to ask anyone how much they think you weigh now, you will hear about 145 pounds.  Yep, 145 pounds and not the 165 pounds the scale shows you.  So, you look to be a very desirable weight and fit in the clothes of a lighter woman…a young woman who weighs 145 pounds…even though the dang scale shows 165 pounds.

So, based on your scale weight, you are only 5 pounds off your desired weight at this time.  If you reached 160 on your scale from MM/DM, you will look 140 pounds.  Interesting, right?

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Kimberly shares her Metabolism Miracle Journey… The second picture is 6 months into her program. We’ll see the 1 year picture soon!

 

 

Kimberly Johnson, before and after

 

May, 2014: Kimberly’s before picture:  251 pounds

November 2014: 6 months into her Metabolism Miracle journey:  210 pounds

Currently: 199 pounds

May, 2015:  will be her one year mark on The Metabolism Miracle. Can’t wait to see her next picture!

 “I started The Metabolism Miracle in May of 2014 at 251 lbs. In November I was 210 lbs. I am now at 199 lbs!! I am finally losing the weight and becoming healthier and I couldn’t be more thrilled. I still have more to lose, but for the first time in over a decade, I now believe I will do it.”

Kimberly’s  Story:

“I was always really thin as a child and young adult. After the birth of my first child, I was able to lose all the baby weight following Weight Watchers. After the birth of my second child, something was different. The weight would not come off like before. I was able to lose 20 or so pounds but I couldn’t progress any further. And then I would regain the weight plus more!

I then had babies number 3 and 4. And the weight just kept piling on. I tried every diet out there. I had prepackaged meals, I counted calories, I exercised, I even tried diet pills. I was desperate to lose the weight. I knew something must be wrong with my body, but nothing concrete would show up in my lab work.

I did notice that my fasting glucose was creeping up. (It used to be very low.) And my cholesterol was now borderline high. I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).

The doctors would tell me to lose weight. I knew they didn’t believe me when I said I was following diets very strictly. It was very frustrating. I felt like a failure. After finding The Metabolism Miracle and working with Diane Kress, my life has changed. I have lost over 50 lbs and I feel great.

This lifestyle has changed my life. My cholesterol in now perfect. My PCOS symptoms are completely managed and best of all – and I am finally losing the weight and keeping it off!!”

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your story, Kimberly.  I am thrilled that you have finally lost weight (major fat loss), improved your health, and controlled your PCOS.  You look amazing.  Can’t wait for the one year photo!  Diane

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The Metabolism Miracle:   http://www.amazon.com/The-Metabolism-Miracle-Control-Permanently/dp/0738213861/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1411319710&sr=8-1

The Metabolism Miracle Cookbook:   http://www.amazon.com/The-Metabolism-Miracle-Cookbook-Delicious/dp/0738214256/ref=pd_sim_b_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=0DC5FY8CN1D1YH85YNM

The Metabolism Miracle Update:  (Brand new!)http://www.amazon.com/Metabolism-Miracle-Update-Revisions-Diabetes-ebook/dp/B00N4IQUF4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1411319947&sr=8-1&keywords=metabolism+miracle+update

The Diabetes Miracle: http://www.amazon.com/The-Diabetes-Miracle-Prevent-Permanently/dp/0738216011/ref=pd_sim_b_2?ie=UTF8&refRID=03YM32PQDQ2W877F1JTM

The Interactive Support Group for Followers of The Metabolism Miracle and The Diabetes Miracle:  www.miracleville.com

It’s time for you to look and feel your best.  It’s time to stop spinning your wheels without long term success.  It’s time to follow a lifestyle that works with regular food and normal activity

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The Actual Cost of “Metabolism Miracle” with all the bells and whistles will astound you. AND…The Program WORKS for a lifetime!

caitlin   Caitlin’s story below!

START NOW AND LOOK GREAT in 8 weeks and beyond!

Hi everyone, I’m Diane Kress, RD CDE, author and developer of the successful weight loss and health gain programs:  The Metabolism Miracle and The Diabetes Miracle.

I’ve been a practicing dietitian/nutritionist and diabetes educator since 1982.  I opened my private practice in medical nutrition therapy in 2000.  Back in the day, I taught diets based on medical conditions….(while at the same time,  I was also working on the breakthrough program that eventually became The Metabolism Miracle. Later I developed The Diabetes Miracle.  The books became bestsellers and MM is a NY Times Best Seller.  Thee program WORKS.  No smoke and mirrors or empty promises.  It works.  You will lose weight, keep it off, lose inches, improve lab work, decrease the need for medication, and increase energy, focus, and concentration.

During the years of my full time private practice, my fee per visit was $300.00.

Years into MM/DM, 90% of my patient base chose to learn The Metabolism Miracle or The Diabetes Miracle.  And once they saw the incredible results, they asked me to write a book.

At that time, I realized that I was helping one patient at a time….but  I wanted to be available to anyone who needed help and support with the program.

So….I restructured my business.  I saw less private practice patients, and began working on an online support group for all who desired support and access to me for their personal questions and concerns.

Miracle-Ville.com has been up and running for 4 years and currently has over 2200 members.  Our administrator, Dee, is there to answer program -related questions and insure the accuracy of everything posted on Miracle-Ville.com.  I’m available to answer your private questions (regarding program tweaks to accommodate your own medical conditions, check over your lab work, answer prescription- related questions, as well as analyze YOUR food log and make any necessary recommendations.

The other day I decided to figure out how much the entire MM/DM system costs...with all the bells and whistles.  Remember, you can do a good job with this program by following either The Metabolism Miracle or The Diabetes Miracle books.  But the Bells and Whistles add to the basic program.

What I found is that the entire system is an incredible bargain for those who will receive the key to unlock the door to weight loss, improved health, decreased medications, and long term success.  

 The only diet/exercise/lifestyle programs that work for the majority of people who suffer from overweight and its medical conditions are The Metabolism Miracle/The Diabetes Miracle.  The program works for everyone with insulin imbalance, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, pre diabetes, type 2 diabetes, PCOS, overweight or obesity that is caused by insulin imbalance and insulin resistance.  MM is a NY Times Bestseller, licensed in 8 languages,  and has a world wide following.  It is written specifically for over 65% of those who struggle with their weight and weight related medical conditions like hypertension, elevated cholesterol and triglycerides, increasing glucose, belly fat…and notice that regular weight reduction diets don’t work for any length of time.

Miracle-Ville.com has an administrator to answer  program related questions AND direct access to  the author/developer of the program, Diane Kress, RD CDE.  No other diet program allows you to discuss your personal concerns and issues with the author and  program developer.  

Try reaching out to the “real” Jenny Craig, Dr. Atkins (when he was alive, of course), the developer of Nutrisystem (who would that be?), the developer of Medi Fast (again, who is that person?)….you get the idea.  And the beauty is, you are able to touch base with the program author/developer of the only program that actually works.  The previously mentioned programs have a 2% success rate.  MM/DM has an over 80% success rate.

With that said, you will have the  only program written for the millions with uncontrolled Metabolism B (also known as metabolic syndrome).

1. The Book (either The Metabolism Miracle or The Diabetes Miracle in soft cover) = $15.00

2.  The Metabolism Miracle Cookbook = $15.00

3.  Miracle-Ville.com support website = $59.99 for 6 months  or  $99.99 per year  (The Update Book is free to those who choose the annual membership)  

4. The Metabolism Miracle Update Book = $9.99 (free with annual membership)

5.  All 3 lists of Brand Name Products that fit the program:  “5 gram Counter Carbs”, “The Best Brand Name 11-20 gram list”, and “Allowable Brand Name 11-20 gram list = $7.99

You are “all in” for $ 108.00 (with 6 month membership to Miracle-ville.com)

You are “all in” for  $ 141.00 (with annual membership to Miracle-Ville.com !)

THIS IS NOT AN ANNUAL FEE…THIS IS THE TOTAL FEE FOR THE ENTIRE PROGRAM WITH ALL THE OFFERINGS.  

If you call Jenny Craig, Nutrisystem, a registered dietitian, a registered nutritionist , Dr. Atkins office, Medifast, Weight Watchers and ask them how much it will cost for a lifetime of their program…be prepared to get no answer….because the cost would be astronomical.

 Remember, traditional diet programs have a 2% success rate (less for those with Met B).  So, whatever amount you pay to be “on their program” there is almost no chance for long term success.

So, you will be following the incredibly successful Metabolism Miracle program and have direct access to the program’s author and developer.  For a total of $105-138.00 (FOR EVERYTHING) you will be “all in” with no hidden fees or costs. 

All you need to change your weight, health, and life forever is a copy of The Metabolism Miracle or The Diabetes Miracle and a membership to Miracle-Ville.com.

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The Metabolism Miracle:   http://www.amazon.com/The-Metabolism-Miracle-Control-Permanently/dp/0738213861/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1411319710&sr=8-1

The Metabolism Miracle Cookbook:   http://www.amazon.com/The-Metabolism-Miracle-Cookbook-Delicious/dp/0738214256/ref=pd_sim_b_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=0DC5FY8CN1D1YH85YNM

The Metabolism Miracle Update:  (Brand new!)http://www.amazon.com/Metabolism-Miracle-Update-Revisions-Diabetes-ebook/dp/B00N4IQUF4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1411319947&sr=8-1&keywords=metabolism+miracle+update

The Diabetes Miracle: http://www.amazon.com/The-Diabetes-Miracle-Prevent-Permanently/dp/0738216011/ref=pd_sim_b_2?ie=UTF8&refRID=03YM32PQDQ2W877F1JTM

The Interactive Support Group for Followers of The Metabolism Miracle and The Diabetes Miracle:  www.miracleville.com

It’s time for you to look and feel your best.  It’s time to stop spinning your wheels without long term success.  It’s time to follow a lifestyle that works with regular food and normal activity….there is no added cost to buy food, supplements, or anything else.

Join us….experience The Metabolism Miracle….and spread the word!

Caitlin lost 110 lbs and traded a size 22 for a size 6.

caitlin

She regained health, energy, and confidence

Caitlin made it happen with The Metabolism Miracle.  This is her story………

“My name is Caitlin and I was diagnosed with PCOS after my husband and I had a miscarriage is 2010. I weighed 251 pounds, and I didn’t have a ‘cycle’ for 2 years. It was a miracle that my husband and I were able to even get pregnant in the first place. After losing the baby in October, I decided that I was no longer going to give in to my food addiction, and started ‘getting healthy’.

I got a new OB and I went to an endocrinologist for my PCOS and was prescribed diet pills. For those who don’t know, diet pills are “speed.” They artificially ramp up your heart and cause weight loss. But diet pills are very hard on the heart, cause anxiety, take away sleep, and are addictive. Once you stop them, and you will have to stop taking them, you gain back more weight than you lost.

I stopped taking diet pills because of the cost and health effects. After stopping the drug, I stuck to a 1200 calorie a day diet and really worked out. I actually ended up gaining 18 pounds in one month.

I realized that something was very wrong. A low calorie diet AND exercise should result in weight loss; not gain. I was so frustrated and upset. I didn’t know where to turn.

My dad sent me a book; The Metabolism Miracle by Diane Kress. As I read it, everything in that book sounded like it was written for me. My father has type 2 diabetes, and already had great success with this program and does not require medication for diabetes.

I literally started the program the next day. I have lost over 110 pounds, gone from a size 22 to a size 6 and I am still losing weight.

I want to inspire others to do this. Those with PCOS, pre diabetes, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome really can’t lose weight and get healthy counting calories and exercising because we have a different type of metabolism.

Since following The Metabolism Miracle, my adult acne has cleared up, my emotions and moods ARE A LOT MORE EVEN, I no longer crave sugar, I have a lot more self confidence, and I feel more like myself than I ever have before.

Losing weight is difficult, if it was easy everybody would do it. But with the Metabolism Miracle, you CAN DO IT.”

Best wishes, Caitlin

Caitlin’s father, Chris C. has lost 199 pounds, is off medications, looks and feels great!

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