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Myra

suffered from unexplained

weight gain and exhaustion.

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Even though Sophia

went to boot camps

she continued to gain weight.

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Diabesity Research Foundation

Our goal is to change lives and ultimately end suffering from Diabesity by advancing the science of metabolism.

The Problem

By 2020 over 60% of all adults in America will be at risk for, or suffer from, some form of diabetes and obesity, which are related to the leading causes of preventable death in America.

This is the diabesity epidemic.

Popular opinion says the problem can be controlled with diet and exercise, but today’s science has shown that the real problem for many people is metabolic dysfunction – which is a medical condition, not a behavioral issue.

It’s time for popular opinion to be informed by science.

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By 2020, 60% of adults will be at risk for or suffer from diabetes or obesity. This is the diabesity epidemic.

Popular opinion says the problem can be controlled with diet and exercise, but science shows the real problem for many is metabolic dysfunction – which is a medical condition, not a behavioral issue. It’s time for popular opinion to be informed by science.

John, Seattle, WA

John had always been athletic but his mom noticed he was more tired than he should be. So, even though his weight was normal, she wanted him to have a medical check-up, since obesity and diabetes runs in the family. They discovered John has metabolic syndrome, which includes pre-diabetes, high cholesterol, elevated triglycerides and high blood pressure. Everyone was shocked by the diagnosis because he looks so healthy on the outside. With treatment of his underlying metabolic dysfunction, he is reversing the metabolic syndrome, his energy levels are improving  and he is developing into a healthy young man.

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