HiHi Terry, lots of people have more than one long term health condition so we are not excluding anyone on that basis. We would however recommend speaking to a GP for advice before starting a new exercise programme if your symptoms are severe or you have not exercised in a while to make sure it is safe for you to do so.
You mention that walking a 100 yards leaves you gasping for breath which we appreciate must be very challenging. However while we are not experts in COPD we know that moving more, even for one minute, can have great health benefits for COPD and of course your diabetes and overall health. The British Lung Foundation have some great resources on physical activity and dealing with breathing:
It’s normal to get breathless when you’re active, but there are techniques you can use to keep your breathing under control.www.blf.org.uk
If you are interested in the Live Well, Move More programme or would like some more support with moving more please send me a private message.