11 Comments on Terry McMaster Fought Back Against Type 2 Diabetes

  1. Suresh Gupta

    Nov 13th, 2015

    I am diabetic 2 patient. I also learned a lot in one of the classes sponsered by Kaiser. I do walk and do a little excercise which definetely help keep my sugar level in order. I do take my medications.

  2. Kennel (Ken)Touryan

    Nov 13th, 2015

    I too was diagnosed with Diabetes 2. First I attended health education classes, that emphasized how deal with the disease. Then I started losing wait (as of now 12 pounds), drinking lot’s of water, regular exercises, and my wife started preparing healthy foods, low in carbohydrates and rich in proteins. My blood sugar levels are no down where I am only marginally diabetic!

  3. Patricia Martel

    Nov 12th, 2015

    I also discovered I am Pre-diabetic after routine blood work. The Wellness class for diabetes was an eye-opener. I learned so much from this class. I am eating more healthier and reading all labels at the grocery store. My goal is to NOT become diabetic where medication is necessary to control it. Thank you for providing these classes.

  4. Diana Main

    Nov 12th, 2015

    Good job. I got the same news last January and decided I must take action because I have a 7yr old granddaughter that I have been taking care of during the day since she was 4 mo old. I lost 38lbs using a low carb diet and went from a 7.0 A1C to a 6.5.

  5. Dennis McFayden

    Nov 12th, 2015

    Please also post stories about type 1 diabetics.

  6. Dennis McFayden

    Nov 12th, 2015

    Kaiser needs to publish more people like this. Note only type 2 but also type 1 diabetics.

  7. Monika Rathbone

    Nov 12th, 2015

    Congratulations Terry – I’m with Kaiser and my Doctor gave me a severe warning about my type 2 diabetes, cholesterol and triglyceride numbers not looking good at all and that I am looking at a good chance of stroke, etc. I too decided in April 2015 to make a change I can live with. I walk 12-15 miles a day and lost since April 44 lbs. My blood work is great and I am not quite yet off the obese chart but I am getting there. I did not diet but I do believe in portion control – don’t like junk food. Let’s keep it going and a good and healthy life to Terry and family.

  8. Ismael N. Rios

    Nov 12th, 2015

    Is a very interesting article. If all people recently diagnosed with Diabetes II will take charge and improve their habits it can avoid a lot health problems in the future. I was diagnosed with Diabetes II 13 years ago and I am doing well. But I could done better if would have taken charge of my condition when recently diagnosed.

  9. Martha J. Swisher

    Nov 12th, 2015

    I really liked the statement of Mr. Mc Mester, fought Back.
    Just because a person has been diagnosis with Type 2 Diabetes doesn’t mean you take ownership.
    I love it. Thank you

  10. Louann Eadie

    Nov 12th, 2015

    I too, was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes 5 years ago at age 65. I am an active retired health and physical educator who eats well and plays tennis and walks every day. I did lose weight which brought my AIC down to 6.1.
    I moderate each day and keep my blood sugar under 120 in the morning and 150 at night. Do NOT want to have to take medications…..
    It’s a daily constant vigil, but sure beats the stories I heard in the class at Kaiser upon my diagnosis.
    Have begun to have neuropathy in my feet even with all the things I do right.
    Keep a positive attitude and know your personal situation!!!!

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