Houston Tackles Diabetes with Compassion
Posted on : 12-03-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
The Huffington Post recently published an article on the uplifting and heart-warming plan that Houston has embraced for helping people manage their diabetes. Nutritionist Joy Ashby Cornthwaite has been involved with Cities Changing Diabetes ever since the program launched in Houston and is working diligently to change the course that many elderly Houston resident are on in developing diabetes. Houston is considered one of the most obese cities in the U.S. and is slated to be home to one in five adults with diabetes by 2045. Patients who suffer from…
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Helping A Young Girl Walk Normal Again
Posted on : 12-02-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Saya is a four-year-old girl who lives in a little town in Australia. Like most children her age, Saya loves watching television, playing games, and eating ice cream. What makes Saya different from all other children her age is the fact that she has cerebral palsy. She has suffered from this since the day she was born, and she often feels depressed about it. Saya has a lot of hope for battling her sickness, but this dream comes with a price. In order to get Saya to the United States…
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Disease Won’t Hold A Beautiful Woman Back
Posted on : 12-01-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Mikayla Holmgren lives in Los Angeles, California. Though she loves life to the fullest, her battle with Down's syndrome has kept her back from a lot of things in life. What Mikayla likes to do the most is to parade around people in stunning outfits. She does not believe having this illness should hold her back from showing herself off in the best clothing in the world. Mikayla Holmgren took her passion for parading in outfits to a new level this year. She applied to be in the Los Angeles…
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Boy’s Motorized Wheelchair Becomes Star Wars Costume For Halloween
Posted on : 11-18-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
It's got to be the talk of the neighborhood and the coolest Halloween costume for miles. Cole Geraghty, 8, is a major Darth Vader fan, and a family friend nearby, Mr. Mike, decided to create an unforgettable moving costume for the young Parker, Colorado boy battling spinal muscular atrophy. It was an eight-week labor of love as Cole's motorized wheelchair was cleverly transformed into Darth Vader's TIE Fighter. It is a must-see moment here with plenty of photos at YouTube. For those not familiar with the iconic blockbuster Star Wars…
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This Amputee Makes The Most Out Of Halloween Every Year
Posted on : 11-17-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Josh Sundquist was diagnosed with cancer at the tender age of 9-years-old. The youngster sacrificed one of his legs for a chance at being cancer-free by the age of 13, and Josh, the man, has been making the most of his experience since then. Every year, Mr. Sundquist uses Halloween to get creative with his disability, and this year was no different. Josh dressed as Tigger from Winnie the Pooh and even bounced around like the cartoon character on his one good leg. Perhaps the most significant thing about his…
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