Diabetes Focus Magazine

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Diabetes Focus Magazine Cover

In Cookin’ Good, Chef LaLa shares her personal journey and fabulous recipes for Diabetes Focus Magazine.

For most of my life I have struggled with my weight. I tried just about everything to shed the pounds, but they always came back — and it worried me because of the life-shortening health effects of excess weight and the increased risk of diabetes.

“My first experience with diabetes was my grandmother; I lost three of my four grandparents to diabetes. My father and seven of his eight brothers had it! At one point a doctor friend even told me, ‘It’s in your genes, and unless a pill is invented to change your family genetics, I am afraid you are just going to have to work harder to lose weight than some other people do.’ It takes vigilance, but look at me — I did it, and I know you can too! That’s my mission and message.

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