Liver Life Walk: Supporting the American Liver Foundation

Written by Allison Muhar Skinny Gene Project was a proud participant in the American Liver Foundation’s 16th annual Liver Life Walk in San Diego.   Skinny Gene Project is a San Diego based non-profit focused on educating and empowering people who are prediabetic, or at risk for type 2 diabetes. At this event, Skinny Gene Project […]

Is the Obesity the Problem

We enjoy posting other people’s perspectives on obesity, prediabetes, and type 2 diabetes. We hope that by sharing these perspectives,  it will help all of us have a clearer picture of what we’re truly fighting. If you’ve watched any of the TED videos, you know that they are generally very thought provoking speeches that often […]

An Asian Perspective on American Culture

Hello.  I’m Minwoo Kim from South Korea. I am 27 years old and have been studying at Intrax language school in San Diego for approximately 1 year. While living here, I have learned and observed many interesting cultural differences between the U.S. and South Korea.  I have been curious as to why diabetes and obesity are growing global issues. In […]

Metabolic Syndrome or Pre-diabetes? Neither…Early Diabetes

In honor of National Diabetes Awareness month, we would like to share posts and articles from various people who work with or are directly affected by diabetes. To start us off, we asked Robert F. Dons, MD, PhD to share his thoughts  about the different terms used to describe diabetes or prediabetes. I personally have had the pleasure of meeting […]

Couldn’t Have Said It Better: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

We frequently come  across articles or posts that really echo our belief about the importance of preventing prediabetes from developing into full-blown type 2 diabetes. Here’s one that we recently found on Women to Women. (Disclaimer: Neither the  J.Moss Foundation nor the Skinny Gene Project  endorse any products or services offered by Women to Women. The information provided […]

Great Things Happening For Skinny Gene In TX

The Skinny Gene Project has launched an intensive 12-month diabetes prevention program in two South Texas clinics, owned and operated by Methodist Healthcare Ministries.