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Our blog is a collection of post from some great writers with diabetes. We hope you enjoy the articles.

The Way Missy Moves - MoToMove #5

Weather is the local topic of conversation. Because of the weather, going for a walk or run or riding a bike to dance class lose their thrill. I look around and suddenly think of Missy Foy. Missy is that fleet footed wonder who runs 50-mile trails placing in the ranks of the nation’s fastest long distance and ultra-marathon runners. She was the first PWD to qualify for the Olympic Marathon Trials.

I Run On Insulin - MoToMove #1

It’s a simple sentence formed with simple words.  But these words were in a sense the big bang, the cannonball that started a revolution around diabetes and exercise. When Paula Harper was first diagnosed with diabetes in 1972, medical advice at the time was often not to exercise.  For her long distance running, she got only negative or poor medical support for her training and distance running pursuits. 

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