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Diabetes attacks!

January 30, 2013Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

The other day, there was yet another article in which a person with diabetes experienced a low blood sugar while driving. The driver had a "diabetic attack," said the article. Which led to commenters posting how much they hated that phrase. Diabetes doesn't "attack" and it's poorly written stuff like this that makes people with diabetes sound like we are walking around in imminent danger from ourselves. We are not and I think most of us have a sense of humor about the disease. Check out this picture...

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Stupid people, low blood sugar and gun control

December 30, 2009Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

I grew up in Maine, a gun-friendly state if there ever was one. I don't understand the desire to own a gun but ... whatever. However. Stupid people shouldn't be allowed to own guns (or have driver's licenses for that matter) which brings me to my point. Owing a gun, driving a car, having children all bring with them a healthy amount of personal responsibility, a notion I frequently trumpet in this space. Police in Macon, Georgia recently cited a 55-year old diabetic man for unlawfully firing a gun...

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