HMR in the News

HMR Diet Named No. 2 Best Weight-Loss Diet in U.S. News & World Report's Best Diets of 2015

(January 6, 2015) HMR Weight Management Services (HMR), a subsidiary of Merck, announced today that the HMR Diet was named the No. 2 Best Weight-Loss Diet in U.S. News & World Report's Best Diets of 2015 rankings. The ranking was based on both short and long-term weight loss ratings.

HMR's program focuses on integrating diet, physical activity and healthy lifestyle skills through weekly coaching. This is the first time that HMR has been included in the annual rankings list. HMR was also evaluated against 34 other diets in categories including easiness to follow, ability to produce short and long-term weight loss, nutritional completeness, safety, and potential to prevent and manage diabetes and heart disease.

200 Lb. Weight Loss Puts Couple in Local Media Spotlight

(February, 2014) As Terry Bennett puts it, "You don't get to be 350 lbs. with good eating habits." Terry and Janet, his wife of 24 years, went on to lose a combined 209 lbs. with the help of the HMR Program. Click here to watch a newscast of their journey.

HMR Program Participant Loses 68 Lbs. and Reaches Dream of Healthy Retirement

(February, 2014) "After years of gaining and losing weight, I was overweight and in danger of losing that dream of fitting into a kayak with my grandkids. I thought I had arthritis because my feet, back and knees hurt, I had sleep apnea, and my cholesterol and blood sugar were getting high.” Click here to read the news story highlighting her transformation.

HMR Decision-Free Program Participant Loses 100 Lbs. and Reverses Diabetes Diagnosis

(June, 2012) At 5-foot-4 and 260 pounds, Atlanta therapist Shane Blasko had tried losing weight on her own "without getting anywhere." Then at a routine doctor's visit two years ago, she got the news she had diabetes, and she knew she needed more help. Click here for the FOX News story highlighting her story.

HMR Program Participant Loses 162 Lbs. and Eliminates Diabetes, High Blood Pressure and Sleep Apnea

(May, 2012) Weighing an all-time high of 428 pounds and with diagnoses of diabetes, hypertension, and sleep apnea, Matt Airoldi knew he had to change his lifestyle. That's when his doctor told him about the HMR Program. Click here for the news story highlighting his transformation.

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