Success Stories

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Previous experiences with my doctors were extremely difficult because they wanted to control my Type 1 diabetes by prescribing specific medication doses and defining what I should eat. But, none of that was working. I felt extremely diseased and disabled. I was kind of terrified from all that and so decided to apply the techniques of my profession:...
I started to think that I needed to do something to improve my health in January of 2016 when I went to the doctor and took the Boston Heart Test. It consists of 3 full pages of tests. I did not understand all the numbers but I did understand that my numbers were way out of range. I had wanted to have a gastric bypass surgery but they told me that ...
I followed Dr. Carney's blogs online for a long time before making my first appointment. Three years earlier I had become plant based due to a breast cancer diagnosis. That was an adjustment. I finally started to get into a groove with support groups and books I was reading but found myself disillusioned in a system that I did not want to be p...
My first medical appointment with Dr. Carney was on June 6th, 2016 but I had previous encounters with Dr. Carney through the ATX Alive PlantPure Potlucks starting many months prior to that. I had also met Dr. Carney earlier as she presented at some of the monthly ATX Alive potlucks in Austin which were organized by my sister Patty. In fact I attend...
The patches of white skin, known as vitiligo, started when I was pregnant with my son. Unexpectedly, our landlord was making life extremely difficult for us. Between the usual emotions involved with pregnancy and the enormous pressures being exerted by our landlord, I was feeling an overwhelming amount of stress. Not wanting to add to my husband’s ...
I don’t much like doctors. In fact, I only made the appointment with Dr. Carney because I needed some medication before heading on a trip out of the country. I had no idea that this one appointment was going to change everything in my life. I’m 6’1” and at the time I weighed about 344 pounds. I certainly knew that I needed to lose some weight, but ...
As of July 2013 I will have been a patient of Dr. Carney for two and a half years. We were looking for a new doctor since we had just moved to Texas, and Dr. Carney accepted our insurance. My husband needed to find one quickly since he had problems with his blood pressure. My husband returned from a visit with Dr. Carney. She told him that his heal...
I was looking for a doctor that could provide comprehensive care for me emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually. When visiting the doctor in the past each ailment was dealt with on a physical level with no regard for my emotional, mental, or spiritual state. I was recommended different pills or surgeries to fix my physical complaint. I w...
I met Dr. Carney during a breakout session at a health check fair San Marcos. As a health coach, I was interested in how she mentioned food was a major factor in your health and that really grabbed my attention. Within a year, I became plant-based and since then, I've referred many people to her. During a well woman exam, my visit resulted in somet...
I was interested in finding a plant-based doctor, and had heard about Dr. Linda Carney through some people that I had met, including Engine 2 Diet's Rip Esselstyn. I knew she would really understand what I was trying to do, wouldn't try to talk me out of it, and that we were on the same wavelength. I was pre-diabetic and needed to find a vegan doct...