March 21, 2005
Pitt Program Helps With Weight Loss
Linda Anthony, of West Newton, is half the woman she used to be.
Going from 240 to 120 pounds changed her life, but she gained even more through the Look AHEAD study at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
While her only goals were to lose weight and control the diabetes threatening her health, she found herself thrust into the national spotlight in a magazine article, a book, an infomercial and a local TV commercial.
That celebrity role is enabling her to spread the word that diet and exercise really do make a difference, and that it can be done without gimmicks, expensive equipment and special menus.
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