I would like to say “thank you” to the staff at Cedar Valley Cardiovascular Center weight loss program and support group for guiding me and teaching me this past year. The staff has been with me through the death of both of my parents, my personal struggle this past year. They have taught me how to take care of “me”. I feel very comfortable sharing my life history with them. We need
I made a commitment to lose weight in response to my heart doctor recommending weight loss.
In one year, I have lost (nearly) 50 pounds and am maintaining this weight loss. I feel better plus I am healthier. My high blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and blood glucose readings have all reduced as a result of my weight loss. All of these reductions have resulted in my doctor taking me off tow
After being diagnoses with Type II Diabetes at least 10 years ago and continually gaining weight since graduating high school and countless warnings from my family doctor, I finally weighed in for a physical at 318 pounds. Dr. Sundaram recommended the Center for Lifestyle Medicine. After meeting with Lisa Moeller (now Maher) and the nutritionist, I started watching what I ate, working with a t