World Diabetes Day Unites Global Diabetes Community

Gabby
By GabbyPA Latest Reply 2012-11-30 13:53:41 -0600
Started 2012-11-30 12:16:09 -0600

by diaTribe
http://diatribe.us/issues/49/now-now-next/2

On November 14, World Diabetes Day was commemorated at 574 blue-lit monuments around the world. The annual event is meant to be a rallying experience for the global diabetes community, illustrated by lighting buildings and monuments in the distinctive blue of the diabetes circle, the universally recognized symbol for diabetes. The November 14 date commemorates the birthday of Dr. Frederick Banting, the Canadian medical scientist and Nobel laureate who co-discovered insulin in the 1920s. We were glad to take part in the festivities at San Francisco's blue-lit Ferry Building, …

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liquorish
liquorish 2012-11-30 13:53:41 -0600 Report

Hi Gabby. I just wanted to say hello. I've been in Deport with my mother-in-law and got back last night. I was beginning to think I was bad luck for them, because each time I went, it would come a "gully washer" of a rain. Now I think it is bad luck for me. The last two trips, I have had to take the car to the shop when I got home. That includes this one. The transmission acted up on me last night. Makes me kind of scared to come home after dark now. The little towns I go through "close up the sidewalks" at 5. No joke, really. They really do. Hope you had a good Thanksgiving, and look forward to xmas. Liquorish