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Tom Ross

United States
I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in early 2001. Since then, I have been able to achieve and maintain normal blood sugar through weight loss and frequent exercise. I have never taken any diabetes medication, and I was able to stop taking the blood pressure medication I had been on when I was diagnosed as diabetic. I've just found a different way to live that enables me to get by (so far)...
Communities: Diabetes Type 2

Digifit_Founder

California
At age 42 & 50 pounds overweight, Michael saw a 5-part series covering obesity. Each day throughout the week, CBS linked obesity to a different condition for which he was taking daily medications: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, acid reflux and asthma. On Friday they summed it up by saying that obesity was 'socially contagious' and that if you were obese it was ‘OK’...

Alvin H.

San Francisco, California
Alvin Hopkinson is a leading and avid researcher of various high blood pressure treatments, especially in the area of natural remedies. He runs an informational website at http://www.minusbloodpressure.com that provides free tips to lower your hypertension and unbiased reviews on common HBP medications. It all started with his father. He had pre-hypertension and was taking medications then....

pam2galvan

California
well let's see. I am 38 and am on ssdi. I have been diagnosed with bipolar and borderline personality disorder. I don't take anything for it. I am also diabetic type 2 and am insulin dependent. and i also have an enlarged thyroid. and i suffer from anxiety and am prescribed ativan twice a day for that. i also take medicine for high blood pressure. I try to take only one ativan a day but if i...
Communities: Anxiety

jeann

California
My real name is Jean, and I am a female, age 56.  I live in northeast Ohio, and I am interested in art, writing, nature, animal rights and health care rights.  Since 2001, I have been getting progressively disabed, with trouble walking, and muscle pain and stiffness, caused by exertion.  My first symptom was severe pain and stiffness in my sacroiliac area, that spread up my spine...

ilowerbp

California
iLowerBP was created as an alternative to side-effect ridden pharmaceuticals and expensive medical devices with a natural approach that could be done by anyone at any age and strength level. With a staggering 1 billion people effected by blood pressure, iLowerBP offers a natural, effective, and less expensive to maximize the chances of improving blood pressure as well as overall health.

Julie M.

Birmingham, Alabama
I have always been somewhere between a size 8-10. Fortunatly I am fairly tall so I have always carried my weight well and looked smaller than I really was...UNTIL 2005. I started againing weight and havent stopped. I weight 260lbs. I feel ugly, depressed, embarrased. Im 31 and its very hard to find clothes in my size that arent suitable for the elderly...I am miserable and have been for...

Guppy

chillicothe, Ohio
Live in a small town in southern ohio. When iI say there is nothing to do i mean it. VERY GREEN at this so I'll take any help I can get . Trying to drop weight,but hey who isn't . Manly need to do this for my blood pressure and possibly sugar later on in life. Are most of the group from out west??? 

milaformj

California
For almost 20 years I have been decorating homes and loved the journey.  Seeing my accomplishments makes me smile. Times are changing and nothing is certain. June 28th I went to an open house for Mila.   I have never ever been interested in any net work business such as Amway etc.   Before the meeting my days began like this, 1....
Communities: Weight loss, Skin Health

Wend B

Chaska, Minnesota
I have 4 kids, I am currently working on Social Security Disabilty (finally at the court hearing level). I have been married for 14 1/2 years. My family has a plethora of genetic disorders. I have Arnold Chiari Malformation type I, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Tethered Cord Syndrome, in 2001 I had a small stroke that I have fully recovered from, and now have a 1.8cm aneurysm on my right kidney....