Dr Oz: Randy Jackson American Idol “One Big, Happy Family”
Dr. Oz and Randy Jackson have been discussing Randy’s shocking diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes and his decision to have gastric bypass surgery as a way to jump start his weight loss and help him on the path to healthy success. Randy has lost over 100 pounds due to the surgery and all of the hard work and determination it takes to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Dr Oz: Randy Jackson Gastric Bypass Surgery Success
Dr. Oz begins by defending everyone who has every had gastric bypass surgery by saying that it will not work the person does not put in the effort afterward by watching your diet along with some other smart lifestyle choices. Randy Jackson lost over 100 pounds after his surgery 10 years ago and Dr. Oz would love to know what he has done to keep the weight off. Randy says that for him he had to make a psychological transformation because he had a very unhealthy relationship with food. He now eats something every couple of hours throughout the day, never skipping a meal.
Randy also says that he changed his relationship with exercise. He now refers to it as “moving” because he says the word exercise has such a negative connotation to it. He has found some things that he loves to do, like play tennis and do yoga, and he says they do not even feel like exercise because rather than feeling like he is doing a dreaded chore, he is having fun and enjoying these activities.
Dr Oz: Diabetes Affects 1 in 3 People
Dr. Oz calls Randy Jackson a role model for everyone with Type 2 Diabetes. He says that 1 in 3 people have diabetes or are pre-diabetic and he wants them to look at Randy as a good example of how to manage this disease and stay healthy.
Dr Oz: Randy Jackson Diabetes Awareness Campaign
Randy Jackson is taking part in an awareness campaign called Taking Diabetes to Heart. Their goal is to raise awareness and offer support to people out there who have Diabetes or maybe have a loved one or a friend with the disease. Randy says they take pledges and share recipes on the website, along with sharing tips and important questions to ask your doctor.
Dr Oz: Randy Jackson – ABCs of Diabetes
Randy Jackson says that you have to ask a lot of questions at the doctor’s office and make sure you are visiting them regularly to come up with a plan that is right for you and your life with Diabetes. Whether that is diet and exercise or something else, everyone is different according to Randy Jackson. If you have a plan you can be happy with, you will be more apt to find success. Randy also says that the ABCs are very important aspects when keeping track of your health and how you are doing with your diabetes.
- A – A-1-C Blood Sugar Levels
- B – Blood Pressure
- C – Cholesterol levels
Dr Oz: Randy Jackson American Idol
With Season 12 of American Idol about to begin, Randy Jackson reflects on the other judges, the host, and most importantly, the talent. He says that while the judges are important to the show, it is the talented contestants who matter the most. Their goal on the show is to nurture the talent, so that by the time they win, they will be ready for huge success. He notes that eight out of 11 of the winners have gone on to have amazing careers, proof positive that they are doing a great job. Randy calls American Idol like “one big, happy family”.