Get Up and Get Moving

Patient Leader

I am all about family and love spending as much time with them as possible. My 2nd passion is bringing awareness to Type II diabetes. It is near and dear to my heart. Since being diagnosed I have lost 100 pounds. March 2007 is a special chapter in my life. It was the month my struggle to control my diabetes took on a whole new light. I was taken off all artificial means to control my diabetes. My diabetes is now under control through diet and exercise. With weight-loss and exercise, Type II Diabetes can be managed or prevented. My success at controlling my diabetes has led to a new found dedication and passion in educating others on ho

Location

Boise, ID

Nominations

Lifetime Achievement

This lady has been really working her butt off in the Diabetes world for the past 10 years. If she is not speaking at an event she is writing and sharing herself and her journey with others. She inspired me 5 years ago at a speaking event. Advocacy is her life's mission and she has such passion!! it's inviting and contagious. She is a true example!  — Carlie

Past Awards Participation

Fourth Annual Health Activist Awards

Nominations

Health Activist Hero

Fifth Annual Health Activist Awards

Nominations

Health Activist Hero

Sixth Annual WEGO Health Awards

Nominations

Patient Leader Hero
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