Our Team

Dr. J. Murray Hockings


Doctorate Received from Life University

Dr. J. Murray Hockings has been a wellness expert for 28 years and is known as The World’s #1 Diabetes Reversal Doctor. He is the Founder of Help Your Diabetes®, with 14 locations around the US, with more locations coming soon. Dr. Hockings has seen over 25,000 patients in his career and is an internationally recognized expert in natural health. Dr. Hockings helps people with Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease conditions. Dr. Hockings is the Author of the books “Imagine Living Without Type 2 Diabetes”, “Imagine Living Without Heart Disease” and “Send Your Doctor Packing”. He has given over 275 seminars on Reversing Diabetes the past 6 years in 6 different countries and has been interviewed on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and CW.

Dr. Hockings has training in the following areas:
Functional Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition, Neurology, Embryology, Histology, Osteology, Biochemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Bacteriology, Virology, Pathology, Radiology, Parasitology, Mycology, Immunology, Orthopedic Diagnosis, Clinical Diagnosis, Central Nervous System, Peripheal Nervous System, Autonomic Nervous System, Neurodiagnosis, Gastro-Intestinal, Genito-Urinary, Toxicology, Geriatrics, Clinical Psychology and Integrated Diagnosis.

Dr. Hockings has been licensed in the state of California for 27 years. His license is in good standing, but currently inactive since he resides in Texas. Dr. Hockings is currently unable to accept new Chiropractic patients due to his current standing. He is not licensed in the state of Texas. He is also a member of the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Dr. Hockings has been married to his gorgeous wife, Traci, for 26 years and they have a beautiful 23-year-old daughter, Tiffani. He enjoys golfing, skiing, tennis, hiking, working out, martial arts, theater, and traveling with his family.

Download Dr. J. Murray Hockings’ Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Jason Kouri graduated magna cum laude from Univ. of California at Irvine in 1991 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biological Sciences.  He continued his graduate education at the School of Medicine at University of California, San Diego where he received his MD degree with honors in 1996.  Dr. Kouri entered the US Navy as a Family Practice intern and went on to become a General Medical Officer.  He spent most of his time in the Navy caring for Marines and Sailors on land and at sea while attached to a Marine Expeditionary Unit.  Upon honorable discharge, Dr. Kouri joined a Family Practice on an American Indian reservation for 5 years caring for Diabetics from several reservations in Southern California.  He then changed focus to Urgent Care, Occupational and Integrative Medicine in 2005.  Dr. Kouri  is currently the Medical Director of five clinics that specialize in reversing diabetes in the Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas areas and has used Dr Hockings’ Help Your Diabetes program to treat patients since 2014.  He is training in leadership and wellness in preparation for the challenges of an aging US population.  Dr. Kouri is married and has 5 boys.  He enjoys bicycling, soccer, hiking, and spending time with his awesome wife and boys.

Jason Kouri, M.D.
Medical Director

Dr. D. Elliot Draluck
Senior Support Doctor
Doctorate Received From Life University

Dr. D. Elliot Draluck practiced for 19 years. He has previously owned 9 different healthcare centers. He is an expert in physical fitness, health, and nutrition. Dr. Draluck is not able to see Chiropractic patients because he is not licensed in the state of Texas. He has been personally trained by Dr. Hockings on how to deliver Dr. Hockings HYD program. He is the author of the book Diabetes Solutions and he has been Dr. Hockings Senior Coach for the HYD program for the past 6 years. He enjoys working out, cycling and traveling.

Traci Hockings has been an educator and health enthusiast for over twenty-five years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of California, has co-owned and run five natural healthcare centers, as well as other businesses with her husband of twenty-four years. Dr. Hockings is blessed to have her with him every step of their amazing journey together and he is grateful for her incredible work ethic and compassion in everything she does. Over the years, her passion for natural health education increased exponentially as she saw what helped clients most, which was teaching them the basic tenets of how their bodies worked and what they needed to do in order to get healthy and maintain health. She enjoys golfing, skiing, hiking, reading, theater, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.

Traci Hockings, B.S.
Co-Founder / Chief Financial Officer

Michelle Giudice, B.S., M.A.
Chief Operating Officer

Michelle has been our COO since April 2013.  She coordinated and attended over 200 diabetes seminars on the road with Dr. Hockings in 5 countries and has been instrumental in handling complex operations in all areas of business growth. Michelle attended the University of Florida for her undergraduate degree, and went on to obtain her Master’s Degree in 2013 from FAU.  Michelle can be found running through airports and enjoys reading, jogging, and cheering for the Florida Gators.

Melissa has spent the last 24 years working in the private sector in the customer service business working her way to management overseeing all areas of company operations.

Before relocating to Dallas, Melissa spent the last 27 years in Florida where she attended Palm Beach State College.

Melissa enjoys reading and photography as well as spending time with family and friends.

Melissa Davis
Vice President of Clinic Support

Jay Bergin
President and Chief Executive Officer of JMB Group Holdings, Inc.

Mr. Bergin has been an investment professional and entrepreneur for over 25 years. He has spent his career seeking and identifying cutting-edge business and investment opportunities in healthcare, media, and technology, to name a few. Jay has been success-driven and a highly collaborative, entrepreneurial, disciplined investment advisor concentrating on investor experience and skilled in developing and executing highly effective quantitative investment strategies. He is deeply committed to the belief that exhaustive research is the key to success in generating superior risk adjusted returns throughout any market cycle. From 2013 to July 2016, Mr. Bergin has been a principle in a flexible employee arrangement through which he provided consulting services focused on investor’s relations, debt and equity valuations and management of strategic relationships involving several early stage startup companies in the technology and healthcare technology field. In particular, he provided services to The Quantum Group, Inc. (a shareholder of the Company) from 2010 through 2015 and established a working knowledge of the healthcare industry. Prior to 2013, Mr. Bergin has been a broker with Florida based Registered Broker-Dealers going back to 2004. Prior to 2004, Mr. Bergin was involved in various entrepreneurial endeavors.

Originally from Boston, MA, Bobby relocated to South Florida in 2010 for college on a golf scholarship. After college Bobby assisted in the daily management of Delray Honda, Florida’s #1 Honda dealership. Bobby’s interests then took him to opening up the #1 Medicare Supplement brokerage for 6 years. Bobby’s leadership enabled them to grow from 5 agents to 122. In December, 2018 Bobby relocated to the HYD HQ. Bobby is excited to bring his leadership skills to positively influence HYD corporate team.

Besides HYD expand to help Diabetics nationwide, Bobby enjoys spending time with his family, beautiful daughter, golfing and cheering on his Boston sports teams.

Bobby Marulli
VP of Clinic Expansion

Tiffani Joi Hockings, B.S.
Executive Assistant

Tiffani Joi Hockings has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Mentoring/Life Coaching. She has lived the wellness lifestyle along with her parents since her birth. Tiffani has helped in different areas of her parents’ businesses since she was 10 years old. Living with her health-aware parents, Dr. J. Murray and Traci Hockings, has given her a “front row seat” perspective on natural wellness and all of its benefits. She enjoys reading, acting, traveling, watching old movies, and spending time with her family and friends.

Barry Nicholson is a marketing specialist with over 15 years of experience creating every type of marketing campaign imaginable. Barry specializes in utilizing both offline and online methods for generating leads, sales and referrals. He’s a certified Facebook Advertising specialist through Dominate Web Media. Barry is also a professional musician, leading his own successful 8-pc band in southwest Florida.

Barry Nicholson
National Marketing Director

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