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Re: [IP] Getting the word out (was: Thought I heard it all)



I'm interested to know who the Star Trek actor was who had Type 1???????
I loved that show from the very start.Is he/she no longer with us????
----- Original Message -----
From: jspock @shore.net <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, December 22, 2001 5:32 AM
Subject: [IP] Getting the word out (was: Thought I heard it all)


> >>  I thought I had heard all the stupid things that people say to us, But
> >>tonight we went shopping and I had a nasty-nasty low in the store.
>
> I hate stuff like this, happens all the time to me.  Another thing that I
> hear a lot of (that annoys the heck out of me) is that everyone I meet
tells
> me they know someone who has D ... but they're in perfect control, and
> things are so easy.  Now, to me, that's saying "you're doing something
> wrong" which irritates me, to no end.
>
> Is there anything we can do to get the word out about D, and that we are
all
> different?  Writing to papers and tv shows is a good start.  I think what
we
> need are some big names on our side.  Mary Tyler Moore has done some great
> things, but one person is just not enough.  Anyone else have any
> suggestions?
>
> My thought (and this may sound crazy, but bear with me) is to get Star
Trek
> fans involved.  One of the actors from Star Trek had Type One diabetes his
> entire life.  ST fans are also known for being rather vocal about their
> causes.  Combine the two things together and we could have a *very large*
> international network getting the word out.  (And at the same time, we can
> work on Josh's soda machine law.  I love that one!!!)
>
> Any other thoughts?
> Jenn
> email @ redacted
>
>
>
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