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Debbie Turner’s Story

Heart Failure Survivor, Age 61, FORNEY, TX

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Debbie's Story

I am here to Tell You Heart Disease is no Walk in the Park.But I have survived  4 heart attacks, open heart surgery I had in the year 2000 ,I was only 45 and I had my bypass On February 8th  5 Vessels, March 8th I turned 46, And I am still alive, .A few years later 5 stents and 3 Angioplasty but only 2 opened. I was told I would not survive  But I am still alive. I’ve lived with Heart Disease for 14 years Now,I quit Smoking 6 years ago It was the Best thing I could do for myself. I have battled Congestive heart failure and I am still battling it. I have gotten COPD because I smoked.I Have Diabetes but lost enough weight I no longer take medication But I still Check my sugar. And about 7 months a go I was told I have stage 4 kidney Disease. But I am still alive !!! I have gotten Disability. I don’t drive any more I was told I could drop dead at any moment and lost my ability to drive.That is my story!

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