Real Stories

How Monterey County Is Beating the Beast

You’re not alone. Lots of your neighbors in our community are learning to prevent type 2 diabetes and keep it under control.

How one simple change in Maria’s day makes all the difference.

Aranza learned to control her diabetes through diet and exercise. Most important, she’s learned that The Beast doesn’t control her life.

Tom learned that he didn’t need to change everything to get healthier, he just needed to make better choices.

The better CJ feels, the more he wants to keep going. His asthma and migraines have disappeared and his diabetes is in remission. He has more energy.

I started losing weight and, after six months of being in the DPP, I lost 19 pounds — without crazy diets or pills or beverages that cost a lot.


Find out if The Beast is bothering you.