Define Diabetes Advocacy. There’s more than meets the eye.

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After some careful consideration, I feel compelled to weigh in on the idea of advocacy. You may believe that I have no business inserting myself into this conversation, and maybe for you, that’s true. If that’s the case, feel free to move on to another blog. If not, read on.

I don’t usually post something on Sunday. I hadn’t planned to post anything today. Then when I opened up Saturday’s New York Times, I saw a photo that, to me, is a perfect example of what advocacy looks like. For copyright reasons, I can’t show you the photo here. But before you continue, please click over to this New York Times story to see what I’m talking about:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/25/world/europe/ukraine-protests.html?_r=0

Four Orthodox priests. Standing, praying, between protesters and police. It really says a lot to me about what advocacy looks like.

There they were, standing between the two sides. You’ll notice…

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