Diana Castillo

Board Member

Languages Spoken: Italian, Spanish

Country: Italy

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Describe yourself in 3 words:

Helpul, passionate, friendly

Tell us a bit about yourself:

Hi, I’m Diana, I’m Colombian, I’ve been living in Italy for 14 years, I’ve lived with obesity since my childhood, I’m a volunteer in various associations, I like studying, doing manual skills, I’m committed every day to talking about obesity where it’s talked about little, I bring my experience as a patient and I believe very much in what I do.

Where do you live:

I live in Italy in a city called Ferrara

What are some of your interests:     

I like helping people, I volunteer in various associations, I like DIY,

What is your personal experience with obesity:

I have lived with obesity since my childhood, I have suffered bullying for my appearance both at family, school and work, after several treatments for obesity I decided to have bariatric surgery in 2012, Unfortunately obesity was affecting me creating many health and walking problems and thanks to this treatment path I feel better, I have recovered my mobility and I have become healthier.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/castilloserrano.dianamaria

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DianaCastill08?t=hC07GWhkn_Mq4S4veoxrow&s=09

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diana-castillo-25a1aa1a7