Our Team

jeff hockings

Dr. J. Murray Hockings

Earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree
from Life University in Marietta, Georgia.
Known as the World’s #1 Diabetes Reversal Doctor

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® in Dallas, Texas, with 17 locations around the U.S. . 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 appeared on TV for 7 years, educating patients on how to become healthy without using medications or surgery.

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, Peripheral 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 27 years and they have a beautiful 24-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

Elliot Draluck

Dr. D. Elliot Draluck
Senior Support Doctor and Accountability Coach

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 with HYD for the past 6 years. He enjoys working out, cycling and traveling.

Traci Hockings

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

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.

Michelle Giudice

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.

Tiffani Hockings

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.

Bobby Marulli

Bobby Marulli
Sales Manager

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 for many years. Bobby’s interest then took him to opening up the #1 Medicare Supplement brokerage for 6 years. Bobby’s leadership skills provided increased growth from 5 agents to 122.  In December, 2018 Bobby relocated to the HYD HQ in Dallas TX .  Bobby is excited to bring his Leadership Skills, along with his Sales and Management Career to result in a positive influence to the HYD Foundation.

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

Barry Nicholson

Barry Nicholson
National Marketing Director

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.




Diabetes Reversal Consultant
Help Your Diabetes of Scottsdale

With a background in Health, Jeff has worked in corporate and community wellness as well as volunteered to help in many public health initiatives. With a passion for helping others, Jeff strives to improve the longevity as well as the quality of life with the individuals he works with. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife & kids in nature and the great outdoors.






Diabetes Reversal Consultant
Help Your Diabetes of Georgia

An Atlanta native, Eric Miller joined the HYD team in May 2019 to help people make healthy and positive change in their lives. Prior to HYD, Eric’s professional career included supporting people in addiction and recovery programs and running a family business. An avid movie buff, he has been a volunteer leader of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (Atlanta’s largest film festival), serving on the film selection committee and the community engagement committee for 20 years. He enjoys travel and dining adventures, relaxing at the family’s lake house and taking long walks with his dog Lucy Lu.




Diabetes Reversal Consultant
Help Your Diabetes of Honolulu

Kahana is a native to the Hawaiian Islands. He grew up on Hawaii Island in the small town of Hilo and then moved to Oahu for college. He graduated from Brigham Young University-Hawaii in 2005 with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science with a focus on Physiology and Nutrition. Kahana then earned a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2014 and is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the State of Hawaii. He is a father of five beautiful children, and enjoys a wide variety of activities ranging from surfing and hiking; doing triathlons and martial arts training in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.



Dr. Deborah Josefson
Medical Director
Help Your Diabetes of Indianapolis

Dr. Deborah Josefson is board certified in both internal medicine and anatomic pathology and has been in practice for over 20 years. This dual specialization gives her unique insight into disease processes. She trained in internal medicine at The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, in Baltimore, Norwalk Hospital, a Yale affiliate in Connecticut and at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in San Francisco, Her training in pathology was at equally prestigious institutions including Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in San Francisco and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York

Dr. Josefson is a firm believer that lifestyle choices can impact health both positively and negatively. Obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome can largely be reversed through lifestyle interventions such as proper diet, nutrition and exercise. A structured approach such as that offered by the Help Your Diabetes Team, in concert with following proper medical protocols instituted by the patients primary care doctors and endocrinologists will do much to enhance health.



Kristi Masten

Kristi Masten
Diabetes Reversal Consultant
Help Your Diabetes of Kansas City

Kristi Masten obtained her bachelor’s degree focused in Business Administration and Management from the University of Kansas. She then went on to work on Sales and Marketing roles in the healthcare field. Currently she is changing lives and loving every minute of it as the Diabetes Reversal Consultant at HYD Kansas City. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, four sons and her granddaughter. They love cooking, camping, and consider themselves Kansas City’s #1 Chiefs Fans!


St. Louis

Dr. Marjorie Lantum

Dr. Marjorie Lantum
Medical Director
Help Your Diabetes of St. Louis

Dr. Marjorie Lantum is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has been in practice for over 22 years. She trained in Internal Medicine at Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN. She has certification in Age Management and is practitioner of Integrative Medicine. Her clinical interests include prevention of diabetes and diabetes reversal.

Her passion is to educate, guide, and counsel about wellness through public speaking, seminars, health fairs, and media appearances.

“Your body retains its ability to heal itself! Give it the powerful nutrients it needs.”

David Stone

David Stone
Diabetes Reversal Consultant
Help Your Diabetes of St. Louis

I am born and raised South Saint Louisan. I went to Bishop DuBourg H.S., where I played football, acted in theatre, and I was also a part of the swing dance club. In my free time I like to hang out with friends and play board games or cards. I also like hunting and golf (although I wish my golf game was a little better). Help your Diabetes came to me and asked if I would work for them, not knowing I was Type 2 Diabetic. I got out of the car business and I have not looked back at all. I am going through the HYD program myself and my numbers are great!! Loving life!



Dr. Yenal

Dr. Yenal
Medical Director
Help Your Diabetes of Lancaster

Dr. Yenal is a board certified Family Physician. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1991 and completed a residency in Family Medicine from Lancaster General Hospital in 1996. He currently practices medicine in Philadelphia.

S. Carolina


Kathy Judd

Kathy Judd
Diabetes Reversal Consultant
Help Your Diabetes of Charleston

Kathy Judd has had a lifelong interest in health, natural healing and human potential. She studied Psychology at SMU in Dallas and spent 15 years as a full time yoga teacher and wellness coach. She currently specializes in helping Type 2 Diabetics reverse their condition, get off all their medications and live a Diabetes-Free life. Kathy lives on James Island with her son Grant who is a Junior at Charleston Collegiate School and her daughter Samantha, a freshman at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA.



Jason Perry

Jason Perry
Diabetes Reversal Consultant
Help Your Diabetes of Dallas

Jason Perry is a proud member of HYD since April 2018. Jason is originally from New Mexico where he graduated with my B.S. in Biology from New Mexico Tech. Jason moved out to Texas five years ago with his wife Ashley, who is working on her PhD in counseling psychology at UNT. Jason believes strongly in helping people explore natural alternatives to medications while coping with a variety of different health problems, which is why HYD has been a perfect fit for him. In Jason’s spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and playing online games competitively.


Salt Lake City

Dr. Adam Binneboese, MD
Medical Director
Help Your Diabetes of Salt Lake City

Dr. Binneboese is a Salt Lake City based physician with backgrounds in Radiology and clinical cancer imaging research. He recevied his medical degree from the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, in Sioux Falls, SD. He has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications. His clinical interests include public heatlth policy and wellness promotion.



Laurie Mercier
Medical Director
Help Your Diabetes of Seattle

Laurie is double board certified in Family Practice and Hospice and Palliative Care. She have been working as a skilled nursing facility medical director exclusively for the last 20 years.

Laurie graduated from University of Washington Medical School and completed residency at Group Health Cooperative in Seattle, Wa.

Laurie has an extensive background in nutrition and holistic medicine, graduating with a degree in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University and teaching on their faculty for 7 years.

She has been medical director and attending physician at Redmond Care and Rehabilitation, Emerald Hills Rehabilitation Center, Briarwood at Timber Ridge, Patriot’s Glen. I am currently working at Mission Healthcare-Bellevue and Mission Healthcare-Renton.

As medical director, Laurie directs and oversee the care of patients in skilled nursing facilities, care for long term care patients with chronic disabilities, medical conditions and dementia, and I work with hospice to provide end of life care.

Laurie works with local hospitals and outpatient physicians to provide continuity of care for patient’s admitted to our skilled nursing facilities.

She helps to provide an interdisciplinary team approach to patient care while patients are in our facilities. This includes coordination of care planning with our team of nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, pharmacy and lab services, as well as hospice and palliative care teams. We provide medical monitoring of many chronic and acute diseases including diabetes, heart disease and orthopedic surgery, to name a few.

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