From the Back Cover
A proven and effective 12-week plan to reverse type 2 diabetes, lose weight and ditch the medication for good
This groundbreaking book, based on the highly successful and award-winning Why WAIT (Weight Achievement and Intensive Treatment) program conducted at Joslin Diabetes Center, reveals how you can finally conquer your diabetes —in just 12 weeks!
This book will help you:
- Cut your medications by 50 to 60%—or even stop them altogether!
- Learn how to safely lose—and keep off—those 10-, 20- or even 50-plus pounds that are holding you back from a healthy life.
- Tailor your exercise plan to the way you really live and work, so you can get results without being a slave to the gym
With information on how to create checklists and goal worksheets, and including real-life success stories, The Diabetes Breakthrough will help keep you motivated in making smart decisions—even on the busiest days!
About the Author
Osama Hamdy, M.D., PH.D., F.A.C.E., is the medical director of the obesity clinical program at Joslin Diabetes Center. He is also a clinical investigator and the director of inpatient diabetes management at the center, in addition to being an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. He has been a guest on CNN’s Accent Health and featured in U.S. News & World Report and Discover magazine.
Sheri R. Colberg, PH.D., is the author of eight books and a highly sought-after exercise physiologist, professor of exercise science at Old Dominion University, and funded diabetes researcher. She has been featured in top media outlets, including USA Today, the New York Times, Reader’s Digest, and Prevention.
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