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My Story: Rebecca Paciorek

My Story: Rebecca Paciorek

I have the craziest type 2 diabetes story. I've always had polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) so I knew that I was predisposed to getting it (and my dad also has type 2). Of course, my doctor said losing weight would help for the PCOS and lower my risk of type 2. I started going to Weight Watchers and followed the points system diet religiously. I walked, drank water, watched the portions and wrote everything down. I gained two pounds the first week. The second week,…

16 found this helpful by NewLifeOutlook Team on November 15, 2016
My Story: Mike Jobe

My Story: Mike Jobe

I overheard my daughter's friend talking and BAM it hit me – ‘That's me!’ The bad thing is your system is getting damaged without you even knowing it! People think that diabetes is caused by being overweight only, but it’s not so. Family and friends have been there for me. Every day you wake up is a good day.

143 found this helpful by NewLifeOutlook Team on October 28, 2014