Archive | Success Stories

My Doctor Was Shocked and Awed by my Results

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I saw Dr. Hyman’s show on PBS during a fundraiser and was stunned that the list of diseases attributed to the western diet were the diseases from which I suffered. I was taking umpteen pills a day and I still didn’t feel well. I took Metformin and 47 units of insulin twice daily for my […]

A Mystery Wrapped in an Enigma

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My story is still a work in progress. I saw you, Dr. Hyman, on morning television while I was laid up with a broken pelvis. I immediately ordered your book. My medical history is long and involved. I was given the apt diagnosis of “A mystery wrapped in an enigma”. Basically, my liver was failing […]

A Friend Showed Up At Work With Your Book

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Aug 10, 2012 I hit a low. I prayed for help and a friend showed up at work with your book. I was overweight, blood sugar 164 and so inflammed I couldn’t even lay on my back with my shoulders hitting the bed. I was in a stiff C shape. I read your book, bought […]

When I Turned Fifty I Had An Awakening

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I’m a 52 year old Latin male who two years ago weighed 360 lbs. When I turned fifty I had an awakening because I would ask  myself, “Do you wish to live another twenty years or do you want to die within the next ten years”. I had diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, you […]

Cut Down My Insulin 10 Units

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I watched your special on PBS about 6 months ago and blew it off.  Watched it about 3 more times and it started making sense. I ate everything wrong – candy bars for breakfast, 1/2 a loaf of bread and jelly for lunch, all this time being diabetic, and on insulin. I was sick and […]

The Importance of Magnesium

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I just completed your article about the importance of magnesium. I have had PAC and PVCS for many years . I had an ablation 2 years ago which was unsuccessful followed by 2 bouts of A-Fib. I have taken 4 anti-arrhythmics and several beta-blockers…none with any success. Five months ago, my internist had me do […]

My Doctor Took Me Off of My Insulin

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Today starts week two for me on the Blood Sugar Solution plan. After my prep week, my doctor took me off of my insulin (Lantus 130 units each night), and reduced my Metformin by half. I could hardly believe it, and if it hadn’t happened to me I wouldn’t believe it! This has encouraged me […]

Keep the Weight Off

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Hello! My name is Jeannette Mancuso and I am a diet therapist with a business in Brooklyn, NY. While I have only been practicing for a short time, most of of my patients, with a low calorie, low carbohydrate, low fat, high fiber, high protein diet, have lost anywhere from 30-90 lbs. They have  lowered […]

I Went Cold Turkey on Wheat

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Talking about wheat, I am 53 years old and am a commercial helicopter pilot. I have been trying to lose weight for years and have been around 218 pounds for the last few years. I read Wheat Belly by William Davis. I went cold turkey on wheat which was really hard as I work in […]

We Are Very Happy to Find Your Point of View

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We are very happy to find your point of view! We, like you, have community and food as our very top priorities, and we, like you, are continually keeping our eyes open for resonance. We would love it if you could consider visiting Ionia or just finding a way to stay in touch. Submitted by: […]

Got Off Gluten and Lost 30 Years of Digestive Problems

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Dr. Hyman saved me due to his book The Ultra Mind Solution, I had 30yrs of constipation, digestive problems, etc. I called my gastro doctor to inquire if I had gluten problem, she advised no, so I went without gluten for 3 weeks and lost 30 yrs of digestive problems….. Please help me find a […]

Educate Children in a Fun and Unique Way

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Dr. Mark Hyman’s program mirrors a kid’s health musical I have presented over the last 12 yrs. My story from sick to well is in the testimony found on my website thru Google; beyondjunkfoodjungle. It focuses on fruits and veggies juxtaposed to the deleterious foods found in Junk Food Jungle. Dr. Hyman stated on pbssocal.org […]