Why Are These People So Special? This Year’s Lisa Award Winners……Share.

Lauren LanningMannyRoy-RipakRichard.Meri 2Click here and read why these people ARE SO SPECIAL.  Also leave a  congratulations message by hitting reply–let them know what they mean to you!
Also share with others—-these are remarkable people who all make a difference.  The power of one.

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Why I LOVE Scott Johnson. Read this…….You Will Too.

Scott JohnsonWhy should I write about Scott Johnson?

Because sometimes someone comes along and we just must; to remind us how REAL people; can also be the most incredibly fascinating and inspirational.

As we go through the world of people who claim the limelight of climbing Mount Everest, or playing football for the Chicago Bears, or running 42 million miles-swimming around the world twice-and taking a bicycle ride from Florida to Canada, and we become amazed at these incredible feats of accomplishment………well…….so many are just not able to accomplish those tasks.

Now take a look at this video that Scott created as he applied for Athletic Achievement Award – and need lots of views to win! Watch & share http://t.co/VOZV5C4V9c.

I sure hope Scott wins this award because he deserves it.  In plain English; Scott is everyman.  He is every one that tries; he is everyone that lives life EVERY day, he is everyone who believes that ‘diabetes just will not do’ in his life.

He is a family man.  He is a man of principle.  He is someone who demands respect by the very nature of how he lives life every day.  He shares in his blog; Scottsdiabetes, what it is like to live day-by-day with diabetes; he has helped tens of thousands of people.  read his writings and you will see what so many already know.

He writes; “Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in April of 1980, I recognize the incredible mental struggle of living with diabetes.” As they say, Scott just gets it, because he lives it.

So do whatever it takes for Scott’s video to be seen.  Share this everywhere you can.  Every now and again someone comes along that we just ‘pull for’ to end up on top. 

Because at the end of the day, if many of those ‘more famous’ athletes actually knew Scott Johnson the way we know Scott Johnson;  they could only wish to match him in what he has meant to the tens of thousands he helps………just by being Scott Johnson.  That is the peak of a mountain few will ever match. 

I am a diabetes dad.

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WOW!!!! J&J’s Animas Submits for US FDA Approval for the Vibe—reports Two Top DA’s

Animas VibeTwo very popular members of the Diabetes Advocates are reporting news that many of us have been waiting for some time to hear……..like two years.

I just read about the fact that the folks from J&J’s Animas have finally submitted for the FDA approval process here in the USA from Bennet Dunlap, a huge follower and ‘sharer’ of crucial diabetes information.

Bennet, a diabetes dad as well, shared the following information on a FB post:

Shortly thereafter Michael Hoskins added that the folks of Diabetes Mine have also written about it and you can read that ‘News Flash’ article here.

This is great news that we all have been waiting for and I thank Michael and Bennet for sharing the information.  Seems there is still no timing on when the FDA will approve but for now, at least, the process is started and in the hands of the FDA, and that surely is a good start.

I am a diabetes dad.

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