DES MOINES, IA -An employee at the Des Moines, IA airport has shed an incredible amount of weight, just by walking. Jill Vento has worked at the airport for 10 years. At one point, she weighed 370 pounds.
Her weight seemed like just a nuisance until last year. That’s when her doctor diagnosed her with Type 2 diabetes.
Refusing to rely on surgery to solve her problem, she started walking to shed the weight. In the beginning, she could only walk for 10 or 15 minutes a day. Now she walks three times a day around the airport terminal.
Since March of last year, Jill has lost more than 200 pounds. Her diabetes is now gone.