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Just For Diabetics Website Offers Hope for Pre-diabetics, Type 2 diabetics, and the Overweight

Research shows that the best time to take action to reverse pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes is when you are at the stage of managing these conditions.

Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2018-Nov-06 — /EPR HEALTHCARE NEWS/ — November is world diabetes month. When people are diagnosed type 2 diabetic, the first line of defense is the use of prescription drugs in order to manage the diabetes. But what victims of pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes are not aware of is that research performed by Just For Diabetics website founder, Ernest Quansah, shows that when patients are managing their pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes, it is the best opportunity for them to reverse it and be weaned off the prescription drugs. The research results are evidence based. Many doctors and institutions now agree that this is the case. Recently, the University of British Columbia, in conjunction with Pharmasave, a drugstore chain, began offering obese people and type 2 diabetics a diet plan aimed at reversal of pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. The cost of their plan is $500 a month. The diet plan calls for no consumption of refined sugar, potatoes, fruit, fruit juices, sweet drinks of any kind, rice, bread, and consumption of cooked vegetables for lunch, cooked chicken breast for dinner and so on. Many of the participants are seniors, the overweight, or obese. After several thousand of dollars spent, many participants lose weight and their doctors take them off their diabetes drugs.

Quansah’s program includes a specialized diabetes exercise regime along with vitamin therapy and a carefully designed tasty menu cycle. He himself completely reversed his severe case of type 2 diabetes after compiling this program, which was the culmination of thorough research. This research included the advice of several physicians. Quansah, founder of Just For Diabetics and the author of Diabetics Journey says: “For several years, I have been educating people about how type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes can be reversed through the program offered on my website. Now we see that one of Canada’s finest Universities and a drug store chain are doing the same.”

The website, justfordiabetics.com offers a free weight-loss program, a free diabetes reversal program, as well as an inexpensive paid program. The extensive program includes a full menu regime, exercise videos, tutorials, in addition to a cooking video demonstration, all for less than $180. Quansah wisely suggests that those on the program be monitored by their doctors.

Quansah’s research and findings have been published in the WebMD Diabetes magazine in the article “Secret recipe: How a Chef Cured His Type 2 Diabetes”, as well as on the WebMD website. There is hope for reversing pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes (the type that does not require insulin injections,) and for overcoming being overweight.

“Misinformation about type 2 diabetes is rampant. For diabetics to heal, they need a complete change of attitude and way of thinking. This means, they should not just accept managing their condition, but rather, understand that they can be healed. Further, complacency about pre-diabetes leads to full-blown diabetes, which can lead to heart disease, blindness, liver failure, impotence, limb amputations and early death,” cautions Quansah.

Quansah has been asked to be guest speaker at the Diabetes and Healthcare Conference being held in Helsinki, Norway, in November 2018 and to be keynote speaker at the Diabetes Care Conference being held in Malaysia in May of 2019. His speech topic will include how to help diabetics heal and resultantly reduce healthcare costs.

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New You Boot Camp Launch New Coastal Boot Camp

It is 2011 and time to shake off the January blues and shape up beside the seaside with the brand new Coastal Boot Camp, set on the stunning coast line of Cornwall and North Devon.

Fresh from the people behind New You Boot Camp – the most successful military style weight loss boot camp programme running in Europe – Coastal Boot Camp was developed due to customer demand for a boot camp that offers the same great results as the original programme but with more outdoor hiking and stunning motivational scenery.

The new Coastal Boot Camp programme also now includes additional extras of life coaching, nutrition and training one to ones, plus full access to an indoor swimming pool.

Coastal Boot Camp accommodation is set in 37 acres of unspoilt North Cornwall countryside with stunning panoramic views, comprising of a main Manor House and 3 converted and renovated traditional stone barns. Situated within a large private estate, beautiful beaches, coves and coastline are only a stone’s throw away and a plethora of magnificent woodland and coastal walks surround the camp, perfect for downtime in between rigorous military training to help participants relax and unwind.

As with all the New You Boot Camp programmes, a team of trained professional Military Physical Instructors have designed a robust military fitness course that puts everyone through their paces and targets those problem areas. However, Coastal Boot Camp not only pledges weight lose and a fabulous new figure but endeavours to leave everyone with a zest for the great outdoors, feeling invigorated and ready to take on the World!

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Life Insurance Comparison Site Quoteboffin.co.uk Is Calling For A Greater Emphasis On The Health Benefits Of Jogging

Following research by US scientists, it has been shown that running on a regular basis can slow the effects of ageing and even stave off premature death.

Runners aged 50-years-old and upwards were found to enjoy a healthier life and suffered fewer disabilities than those who did not exercise on a regular basis.

The research – which was conducted by the Stanford University Medical Centre – tracked 500 older runners for more than two decades in comparison to a similar group who did not exercise on a regular basis.

At the end of the study, 34% of the non-runners has died compared to 15% of the runners.

Life insurance comparison site QuoteBoffin.co.uk is now calling for more older people to get fit and active as a means to living a longer, healthier life.

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New Findings on Obesity/Inactivity Link Welcomed by Health and Life Insurance Comparison Site QuoteBoffin.co.uk

New research conducted by scientists based at the Peninsula Medical School in Plymouth have revealed that a lack of activity is not always the key factor in childhood obesity. Findings suggest that it is often the case that obesity leads to a lack of activity.

The study, published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, concluded that overweight youngsters are affected psychologically as well as physically, with many having a negative perception of their bodies. This leads to a decrease in confidence and participation in group exercise, especially within a school environment.

Child obesity levels have been on the rise for decades, so an in-depth investigation into the problem such as this can only be a beneficial addition to our general understanding of the issue according to health insurance comparison site QuoteBoffin.co.uk.

Rather than simply emphasising the increasing need for exercise amongst young children, it is apparent that a drastic reformation in general eating habits is required.

The EarlyBird Diabetes study followed a group of 200 city school children for an 11 year period. It discovered no indication that an increase in exercise had any effect on the weight of obese children. However, the study did demonstrate that children who put on weight were guilty of doing relatively less exercise.

This suggest that the problem lies in persuading children to both exercise and eat healthily, with the latter proving to be the main stumbling block.

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LetsGoWorkout.com Offers First-of-its-kind, Live, Online, Cardio Workout

To help people of all fitness levels stay motivated and on-track to meet their weight loss and wellness goals, the first and only live, online cardio workout website has been developed. LetsGoWorkout.com features daily live workouts that can be easily accessed through the internet. All workouts are cardio-based and can be customized to accommodate varying fitness levels from beginner to advanced.

LetsGoWorkout.com Offers First-of-its-kind, Live, Online, Cardio Workout

“For less than half the cost of a traditional gym membership, we have created an online community of members working to improve their health and fitness,” said Dave Paccassi, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer and Founder of LetsGoWorkout.com. “Our goal is to help people simplify their approach to a healthy life style through entertaining, motivational live workouts.”

The live daily workouts are based on the Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) Scale. This 1 to 10 scale is based on how hard someone feels they are working out. Depending on the cardio equipment being used, such as a bike, treadmill or elliptical machine, participants can increase or decrease their RPE level by adjusting the speed, resistance, or incline of their workout.

Not only are the workouts fun and entertaining, but the website also provides a variety of resources for members including archived workouts, over 120 unique workouts, a forum for fitness and weight loss discussion and the ability to workout in the privacy of their own home.

To join, participants can go to www.letsgoworkout.com and click on the “Get Started” button at the bottom of the page. Live workouts are conducted Monday and Wednesday 4:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., Friday 6 a.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. EST. The previous weeks recorded workouts can also be accessed in the archive section of the website. The participants only need a computer, a high-speed Internet connection and a piece of exercise equipment (treadmill, stationary bike, elliptical, or anything that can give you a great cardio workout).

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PruHealth reports millions of Brits are intend to walk more to improve their health but three quarters have no idea how much they actually need to do

According to the latest research by PruHealth, Britons will be tightening their shoe laces as well as their purse strings in 2009 as 20.5 million* intend to take up walking to get healthy and shed unwanted pounds.

PruHealth, the health insurance provider that rewards people for engaging in healthy behaviour, found that nearly two thirds of Brits (61%) planned to begin a new diet, health or fitness regime in the New Year. Of those, almost three quarters (70%) said they plan to walk regularly as part of their healthy start to 2009. However, the majority of those who want to exercise by walking (15.3 million – 75%) are far off the mark when it comes to knowing exactly how much they will need to do each day to benefit.

Currently the average Brit walks for 43 minutes a day (approximately 2.9 miles**), but acknowledges they need to do more and believes stepping this up to 57 minutes (or 3.8 miles) will provide the physical benefit they need. In reality health advice recommends everyone should in fact be taking 10,000 steps a day***, equating to nearer 5 miles or 75 minutes of walking. Encouragingly, 17% of Brits say they already walk around 10,000 steps a day, but a quarter (26%) feel they would need to dramatically change their lifestyle in order to achieve this.

PruHealth’s chief executive officer, Shaun Matisonn commented: “Walking is a great form of exercise so it’s very encouraging to see so many people wanting to incorporate it into their daily lives.

“There does, however, seem to be a misconception as to how much walking one should ideally be doing each day and the answer that it’s 10,000 steps is sure to come as a big surprise to many. It would be hard for anyone to hit this target immediately, but small changes such as getting off the bus a stop early, shopping locally without taking the car, or taking the dog for a longer walk, are all ‘steps’ in the right direction.”

PruHealth knows that it has never been more important for people to lead healthy lifestyles and PruHealth’s Vitality Programme encourages people to do so. Vitality Index covers five areas – education, exercise, nutrition, screening and smoking cessation – and members could earn points by participating in healthy activities related to each area. By earning points, members can move up to different status levels (Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum) and earn lifestyle rewards, as well as potentially lowering the cost of their PMI premiums in the process.

 

* Research conducted by Opinium Research LLP 23rd – 30th December 2008,polling 2,233 British adults. Results have been weighted to nationally representative criteria (based on there being 48 million adults in the UK). 61 per cent of 48 million British adults intend to start a new diet, health or fitness regime = 29,280,000 adults. 70 per cent of these adults say regular walking will be part of this regime = 20,496,000 adults.
** The average respondent said they walked for 43 minutes per day. At an average of 4 miles per hour this equals 2.9 miles.
*** According to British Heart Foundation

About PruHealth
PruHealth was launched in October 2004 as a joint venture between Prudential and Discovery Holdings from South Africa. Since launch, PruHealth has grown quickly. It now provides medical insurance for more than 190,000 lives and in a sample of its individual customers, one third said they had changed their behaviour for the better because of its Vitality reward scheme which encourages policyholders to look after their health.

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