Loss of mobility, hobbies, and health—a story that’s familiar
to anyone carrying too many pounds. It was Mike Eakle’s story as
well, until he rewrote it using an innovative weight loss program.
Weighing 373 pounds and taking five insulin shots a day to control his
diabetes, Mike couldn’t walk more than 20 feet, suffered from severe
neuropathy in his hands and feet, and was dependent on an electric cart
to make it through the grocery store.
Mike’s physician recommended the HMR Program, ranked the #1 Fast
Weight Loss Diet by U.S. News & World Report.
In 18 weeks, he has lost 89 pounds—and the insulin shots and high
blood pressure medications are a thing of the past. “I have so much
energy, the neuropathy is gone, and I can actually see my feet,”
explains the 63-year-old, who is back to gardening, playing Frisbee with
his grandchildren, and walking through every aisle of Home Depot –
just for fun—instead of strategizing the shortest distance to a
Proven to create substantially more weight loss than standard diets, HMR
provides every element needed for success: nutritionally complete meals,
vitamin supplements, individualized education, accountability, and if
needed, medical supervision.
Jennifer MacDuff, MS, CWC, St. Jude Heritage Healthcare, provides one-on-one
support for Mike and others in the program, giving her a front row seat
to the significant, often dramatic, changes in participants’ quality
of life. “The motivation is frequently a serious medical condition,
like diabetes, heart disease or joint deterioration,” explains Jennifer,
a certified health coach and exercise physiologist. “They recognize
their future is at stake if they don’t change something.”
Designed to help individuals lose anywhere from 20 to 300 pounds, the program’s
success at creating weight loss is matched by its success at keeping the
pounds off—a rare accomplishment among weight loss programs.
“Not only is the food good, there is a lot of it,” Mike explains,
describing the mushroom risotto as his favorite. “The philosophy
is ‘more is better’ and the emphasis is on learning healthy
strategies, not going without.” In fact, Mike recently ran the donut
machine at a community carnival and didn’t even feel tempted. “I’ve
got some more weight to lose, but the future is exciting and optimistic
for the first time in years.”
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