I'm new here too. I am a 39 yr old heart attack survivor with 3 stents and coronary heart disease. It's so nice to meet you. At my age I have felt so alone. I am so sorry to hear of your history there but thank goodness you are still here and going strong! Looking forward to talking with you more and keep up the great work and positive attitude. We need all the positive attitudes we can get huh? God Bless.
Hi Shannon, I hope you can make a lot of progress here through good diet and exercise. You might want to check out this book which has some of the latest research for treating heart disease with nutrition and supplements: www.amazon.com/The-Great-Cholesterol -M yth-Disease/dp/1592335217 I think this may be a lifesaver for may people who have exhausted traditional options of treatment. Best wishes and Happy New Year, Birgit
I'm Shannon, 35 years old, type I diabetic, and a coronary heart disease survivor. I had a triple bypass in 2005 @ the age of 28, and two of those three grafts closed this year. After having stents placed in my remaining viable artery, my cardiologist told me to continue working out after my recovery. Managing my diabetes is vital to my survival. Support, even after 26 years with diabetes, is always a blessing.As for my heart, the diseased arteries will need future help, but I must wait for gene therapy to catch up with my needs, as stenting and bypass surgery are not options for the future. Taking care of my body is my goal, so I can be here with my loved ones. I look forward to this journey with you all. I have lost 27 lbs since May and need to lose 41 lbs to reach my goal of 130. This is our time to shine.
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