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Jeff and Stefanee sign on
for a total-health,
year-long makeover

Jeff Kibler and Stefanee Williams have reached the end of the WebMD Fitness Rx Challenge. Did they meet their goals? Check out their vital stats below, and read their final update. Just joining us? Read how they started the Challenge, how they did two months in, how they measured up at the halfway mark, how they navigated the holiday season, how they fared at the nine-month milestone, and how they stayed motivated in the final strech. Also, check out Jeff's blog and Stefanee's blog.

the yo-yo dieter JEFF KIBLER

"I want to beat my diabetes
complications. I'd also like to
lose some pounds and my
'spare tire,' and have more energy."
Age: 53
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Occupation: Art director and single dad
Health History: Type 2 diabetes, high
cholesterol, and episodes of diverticulitis
vital stats
Body Fat%2430.218% to 25%
Waist Size34 in.40 in.n/a
Cholesterol: LDL109 mg/dL 66 mg/dLLess than 100 mg/dL
Cholesterol: HDL38 mg/dL40 mg/dL60 mg/dL or higher
Triglycerides80 mg/dL123 mg/dL Less than 150 mg/dL
Blood pressure118/74118/74Less than 120/80
Hemoglobin A1C*6.1%5.9%Less than 6.5% **
* A measurement of the average amount of sugar in the blood over the last 3 months.
** As recommended by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists


"To lose the rest of the baby
weight (and a little more!), get
back into my 'skinny jeans,'
and establish a healthy lifestyle
for my family."
Age: 31
Hometown: Odenton, Md.
Occupation: Information security analyst
and married mom
Health History: Family history of high cholesterol
and high blood pressure
vital stats
Weight158 189160
Body Fat%27.5 3425% to 31%
Waist size28.2 in. 35.5 in.n/a
Hip size40.5 in. 46.75 in.n/a
Thigh size22.4 in. 26.5 in.n/a
Cholesterol: LDL130 mg/dL 155 mg/dL Less than 100 mg/dL
Cholesterol: HDL64 mg/dL 63 mg/dL40 mg/dL or higher
Triglycerides98 mg/dL 94 mg/dLLess than 150 mg/dL
Blood pressure110/70 112/60 Less than 120/80
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Inspired to Join!

Polly Johnson, 29, a first-grade teacher and full-time mom, started her own Challenge after reading about Jeff and Stefanee in WebMD the Magazine.

"I want to lose weight, eat more healthily, and set a good example for my son."

Over the next year, you can follow her triumphs and setbacks, burger battles and taco temptations in her weekly blog. Can she find the motivation to make over her fitness and diet habits? Read her blog and find out!

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