Diethra D. Cox, M.D.
Dr. Cox earned her medical degree at Meharry Medical College and completed her residency at the Cleveland Clinic followed by a fellowship at Metro Health Medical Center and University Hospitals of Cleveland. She is board certified in internal medicine, certified and expert trained in skin care treatment for patients with routine skin care needs and those undergoing challenging chemotherapy.
Dr. Cox has personally experienced a significant weight loss with the complete program. Not only is she the president, but she is also a client!
Did you know that abdominal fat and the increased fat cells surrounding your vital organs have been associated with the development of type 2 diabetes?
Therefore controlling your weight can control your diabetes. According to the journal, Diabetes Care, controlling your weight can reverse the condition if you can keep the pounds off. And research states that losing fat from the pancreas can help it regain its function of producing insulin.
How much weight do you need need to lose?
If you have prediabetes:
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes recently:
If you’ve had type 2 diabetes for a while:
Losing 5-7% of your body weight, exercising more, and making healthy food choices can delay the onset of diabetes. Do nothing and you risk developing type 2 diabetes within 10 years.
Losing 10% of your body weight, along with healthy food choices and exercise can reverse the condition. If you do this, you are less likely to develop long-term damage to your kidneys and eyes.
Even if you have had diabetes for up to 10 years losing 15% of your body weight can help you control your blood sugars. You may even be able to stop using some of your diabetes medications.
Menopause can put at risk.
Did you know that when you start menopause, it can put you at risk for diabetes? If you started menopause before age 46 or after age 55 you are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes.
Losing weight can be a challenge.
It’s easy to say, “Just lose a few pounds and your diabetes will go away.” But the reality is dieting can be very challenging and can require major life changes. Here at Aesthetic Essentials, we know how hard it can be. Let us help.
The clean living hCG program is ideal for those with stubborn fat deposits. hCG targets the fat cells, helping the visceral fat pads around your vital organs dissolve.
Call today and get started on the healthy journey you’ve been longing to start, but didn’t know how.
***Special Note: some people don’t know that they have diabetes. Ask your health provider for a simple blood test to measure your blood sugar.