Keith and I started our journey last April. After two decades of struggling with yo-yo weight gain and crash diets, we had just about given up on trying to get healthy. Our weight was the highest it had ever been, our blood sugar and cholesterol levels were creeping steadily higher, and Keith had been diagnosed with sleep apnea. We had no energy and were constantly struggling with aches and pains – we were getting old before our time. [Read more]
I came to The Center for Health & Nutrition because I had previously lost over 50 pounds and started to regain some weight and I was afraid of regaining all the weight back. I felt I needed a “babysitter” to keep me in check (i.e. weigh ins). I think The Center for Health & Nutrition has a well-rounded program and offers a lot of motivation to meet your goals. [Read more]
This has been one of the hardest but best experiences of my life. Since the start of my diet on 06/07/16 until today 10/26/16 I have lost 64.2 lbs. There have definitely been some times where I’ve wanted to cheat, but I am proud to say that I never gave in! Some of those situations were when I was cooking; you never realize how many times you taste your food while you’re cooking! Or when feeding the kids, because as some of you know they never stop eating. [Read more]
One year ago, an ambulance carried me to the hospital because my blood sugar levels were so high that my internal organs were beginning to shut down. I came very close to dying. I weighed over 400 lbs. and had been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes. My blood pressure was very high, I had sleep apnea and it was hard walking up a flight of stairs or walking a block without some difficultly. [Read more]
I had been struggling with my weight all my life! I had tried almost every known diet out there. I came to Optifast in September of 2014 weighing 247 lbs. I had trouble with my knees and couldn’t walk up and down stairs too well. I was in therapy twice a week for my shoulders and knees and was taking three blood pressure medications. [Read more]
*Medical weight loss program results vary between individuals depending on the initial weight, medical condition and adherence to prescribed treatments. Speak to Dr. Wallin about the results you can expect.