Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Major League Diabetes

I love having role models for Cassie to look up to. People like actress Mary Tyler Moore, Olympic medalist Gary Hall Jr and now Jason Johnson. The Cleveland Indians have just signed Johnson for a 2 year pitching deal.

"When I first got diagnosed, my dad told me, 'Use it as a tool,'" Johnson said. "He said, 'If you can be a baseball player and have diabetes and be successful, you can make a difference in a lot of people's lives.' If I'm successful enough and control diabetes enough, I can use it as a tool instead of a crutch."

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