All Blog Posts Tagged 'Jill.Knapp' (5)

So very Blessed!!!!!!!!!! "Second Act" Yahoo ~Vitality

I have been featured in a yahoo short film. "Second Act" I am completely humbled by this experience. I love being a diabetes advocate. I love helping others. I really know god's hand in my life as door after door keep opening. :-)

I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving!! :-)…


Added by Jill Knapp on November 16, 2012 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Health Monitor Magazine

Hi Everyone!! I just wanted to share what has been such a blessing to me.  I have been featured on Health Monitor Magazine.  I feel honored and am so glad I can help others.


Added by Jill Knapp on May 16, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

First For Women Magazine.

That's me on the left bottom of the magazine. :-)

The Magazine I am in hit the stands yesterday. I could not believe when I saw that I was on the cover. I am a mom of 3 in my 40's!!! How is this real I thought?? You can pick up a copy of First For Women Magazine at most stores. I feel the article was done really well and feel really proud to share a good… Continue

Added by Jill Knapp on July 27, 2010 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Hope Faith and Weight Loss

Losing 100 pounds was not easy. In fact it was very hard. There is no magic pill for true weight loss. You have to set goals and keep them. One of the first things I remember thinking after I was diagnosed with diabetes is how am I going to loose all of this weight?

I also remember how I felt in my soul. Depressed, no energy, fatigued.

I knew I was going to have to look within and really set some goals that I would have to… Continue

Added by Jill Knapp on May 25, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells ignore the insulin. Insulin is necessary for the body to be able to use glucose for energy. When you eat food, the body breaks down all of the sugars and starches into glucose, which is the basic fuel for the cells in the body. Insulin takes the sugar from the blood into the cells. When glucose builds up in the blood… Continue

Added by Jill Knapp on April 10, 2009 at 8:22am — 1 Comment

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Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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