Thursday, January 26, 2017

Pneumonia Turns Off The World’s Smile

When entertainment icon Mary Tyler Moore succumbed to pneumonia, we saw another star fall to this ancient killer.  Although many still picture her as the girl who “could turn the world on with her smile,” Mary Tyler Moore was an 80 year old type 1 diabetic, with both her age and her underlying disease increasing her risk for this far too common disease.  That she did so well for so long is an inspiration, with her story serving as a valuable lesson to us all.

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