Today Jane talks to Randy Jackson, a Grammy Award-winning producer, musician, songwriter, record-industry executive, business entrepreneur, best-selling author, talent manager, television producer and iconic television personality. In addition to his memorable thirteen years as a judge on American Idol, Randy has lent his unique talents to hit records by Smokey Robinson, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin and Madonna, to name a few. He has also lived in the Rock ‘n’ Roll world, recording and performing with legendary musicians such as Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Keith Richards, Bon Jovi, as well as countless others. All in all, he has over 1,000 gold and platinum plaques to his name, with collective sales exceeding 200 million copies. Nothing seemed beyond his reach. Yet, two decades ago, Type 2 Diabetes almost proved to be an overwhelming problem. Never one to suffer defeat, Randy has since become a tireless anti-diabetes advocate, striving to educate the public on the steps he has taken since his diagnosis, and what he continues to do to remain healthy. On the show, Randy tells listeners what those lifestyle changes are by sharing his personal health and fitness regimen and anti-stress techniques. Randy also emphasizes the importance of collaborating with your doctor to create a customized treatment plan to help combat illnesses to which those living with diabetes are more susceptible. To that end, he has teamed up with Colgate Total on an important campaign to increase education on oral hygiene and the relationship between diabetes and gum disease.
Jane’s special guest, who is making an encore appearance on the show, is TV icon Dr. Phil McGraw, known to millions of viewers simply as “Dr. Phil.” He shares with Jane the successful secrets he has gleaned from having lived with Type 2 diabetes for the past 25 years, and how it has helped him stay motivated, accountable, and better able to maximize his own health and well being. To that end, he has joined forces with the pharmaceutical giant AstraZenca on their ON IT Movement, that features his 6 Rules to Control Diabetes, that will encourage adults with Type 2 diabetes to start to live a healthier lifestyle. ONITMovement.com. This world-renowned expert in dealing with other people’s problems will also turn the tables and talk about his own personal lifestyle strategies, including the best ways to deal with everyday stress and how to encourage others to take better care of their health.
Today on the Jane Wilkens Michael Show…Better Than Before, Jane’s special guest is Dr. Phil McGraw, host of the top-rated daytime talk show, “Dr. Phil.” This world-renowned icon and expert in dealing with other people’s problems will talk about his own experience living with type 2 diabetes for the past 25 years and how he has used that diagnosis and condition to maximize his health by staying motivated and accountable. Listeners will also learn about Dr. Phil’s lifestyle strategies, his favorite upcoming show topics, and his involvement with AztraZeneca’s ON IT Movement that can help guide those with type 2 diabetes in overcoming their emotional and psychological hurdles. Jane will also be speaking with Dr. Pamela Kutcher, M.D., a board-certified family physician, who specializes in preventive medical care with an emphasis on diabetes management. Dr. Kushner who has partnered with AztraZeneca on the ON IT Movement along with Dr. Phil, will identify those most at risk for type 2 diabetes and, for those who have it, easy ways to best manage the disease. The advice, tips and tools from these two brilliant guests will work to change bad habits and create a sensible lifestyle plan to prevent illness and ensure a longer, healthier, happier life.