Colleen - Irondale, MO

Updated:Oct 1,2010

Age: 49
Name: Colleen L
Location: Irondale, MO


The only advice I can give is to hang in there.

I have had type 2 diabetes for 30 years. I have had to change my life style and eating habits. Water Aerobics is a great excercise for me and power walking. It is fun to switch off once in a while.

When I first found out I was devastated. I thought my life was over. But after I talked to a nutritionist it all seemed better not the life style I wanted to live but that is the hand I was dealt.

The only advice I can give is to hang in there. Find a good support group. I am lucky my family and friends are my biggest supporters. I don't know what I would do without them. Find a group for support so you don't feel alone. My goals are to loose weight and be able to stop taking the pills.



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