Jim M’s Story
Walking 200 yards left me winded. My triglyceride level was over 300. The Metformin that I was taking to manage my diabetes was at the highest level and my blood sugar still wasn’t well controlled. I was far from the skinny kid of my youth and the likelihood of ever seeing that person again seemed only a fantasy. I got to the point in my life that I was resolved to the fact that I was not going to lose weight which caused me to spiral even further into a depressive state.
I got to the point that I really didn’t care any longer. However, when a friend of mine died due to his weight, I finally decided to come to the HMR Program at Maryland Healthy Weighs. I did not believe that it would work but I made a decision to give it a try. A week after I made my decision, my primary care doctor called and gave me grief because of my blood test results. This sealed my decision to stick with HMR.
Now I am no longer taking diabetic medications and my triglyceride level is around 70. I lost over 60 pounds in six months in Phase 1 and have maintained that weight loss over the past eight months in Phase 2. I get compliments all of the time and feel great. Did I mention that I’m wearing my 16 year old’s hand-me-downs…and actually wearing sizes that I wore in high school! HMR, you have given me a new lease on life – Thank you!!
Healthy Solutions® Diet Data Notice: HMR® national data from other selected programs published or presented at medical conferences for the diet option that Jim did through our program show a 28-41 pound average weight loss.1,2,3,5, 7 1 J Am Diet Assoc 2009;109:1417-1421, 2 Obes 2006;14 suppl:A101, 3 Obes Res 2004;12 suppl:A40, 5 Postgrad Med 2011;123:205-213, 7 Int J Obes 2007;31:1270-1276
Mon, July 18, 2016