Now I Have Hope!

Now I Have Hope!

“Had I known in my late 20s what I know now, I wouldn’t be suffering from diabetes, and I wouldn’t be sitting here with one leg missing,” says 67-year-old Gary Stevens, a guest at our five-day lifestyle program. Gary felt overwhelmed and hopeless. He had already...
A New Janet

A New Janet

When my doctor told me I needed to go on blood pressure medication, I said, “No, I ain’t!” I told myself, “When I go to Hartland, they can fix this.” Even though I had already cut meat from my diet 12 years before, my health was still declining. I developed cysts,...
Determined to Succeed

Determined to Succeed

“The devil wants to keep us cripples—but we must not let him win!” by Rachel Perry I don’t know if I can, but I must! thought Maryfrances Brown upon arriving at Hartland’s Lifestyle Education Center (LEC) in July of this year. A single mother of three grown sons, she...
Joy’s Journey

Joy’s Journey

Treatment for rheumatoid arthritis left Joy with diabetes, hypertension, and multiple growths on her body. Now she’s finding relief through lifestyle medicine. by Martin Raj When Joy Gunter from Queens, NY, joined a recent program at Hartland’s Lifestyle Education...
Overcoming Obstacles

Overcoming Obstacles

Doris arrived with diabetes, obesity, hypertension, congestive heart failure, lymphoma in her legs, a cane, and a dislike for vegan food. by Sabrina Petersen Can I do this? Doris asked herself when she first came to Hartland’s Lifestyle Education Center (LEC) for an...