Archive for November, 2011

Open Letter to the FDA: Here’s my “shocking” number to ponder: One in a Million

November 17, 2011By 39 Comments

Before you read this, please remember that I am a huge advocate of JDRF and all they do. In my humble opinion there is no machine with more power and a better constructed engine chugging toward the cure (and yeah, better treatments) than JDRF. This blog post in no way means I think any less […]

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A new movement: “Occupy . . . Hearts and Minds”

November 12, 2011By 2 Comments

  I got to go on my first “Promise To Remember Me” meeting in a while this past week. It was strange to be there without my daughter (she’s off at college in DC), and to take the role of quiet organizer instead of one of the speakers. But I absolutely loved it. Being in […]

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It’s Diabetes Awareness Month: How does a long-timer stay relevant?

November 7, 2011By 6 Comments

Years ago I worked in a thriving newsroom (obviously it was years ago – are there any thriving newsrooms anymore? But I digress). Around me, people would be slamming down phones, yelling across rooms, running loud typesetting machines, laughing at jokes, swearing at unreliable sources, toasting marshmallows, and building rocket ships at their desks. Well, […]

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