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Sotomayor Diabetes

Diabetes, Sotomayor's Parents and the Memory of the Heart

Dan Fleshler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dan Fleshler

Parents of children with Type 1 diabetes often experience "chronic sorrow." But my mother never let on that she had been given a double dose of grief while calmly doling out insulin, counting out precise numbers of grapes for my lunchbox and driving me to Cub Scouts and Hebrew school.

Justice Sotomayor: Childhood Diabetes 'Taught Me Discipline'

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor was seven years old and living in the South Bronx when she found she was thirsty all the time. Soo...

Sam Stein

Inside Obama's Court Vet: President Settled On Sotomayor Monday Night | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Following a thorough vetting process that drew down the number of potential Supreme Court nominees to four, President Barack Obama ultimately settled ...

Sam Stein

Sotomayor's Medical History Sparks Wider Debate | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With President Obama's Supreme Court choice expected within weeks, the vetting process for prospective candidates has grown more intense. Judicial rul...