Highlights: Olympic gold medalist Gary Hall, Jr. swims against his most formidable opponent yet - Mother Love; Nicole Johnson Baker and Gary pound the pavement in Central Park; and certified diabetes educator Gary Scheiner helps J. Anthony Brown get into the exercise habit.
Special Guests: Olympic champion Gary Hall, Jr. and Gary Scheiner, CDE, author of Think Like a Pancreas.
Quotable: "When I was diagnosed with diabetes in March of 1999...I was told by two doctors that it would be the end of my swimming career. I was devastated. It was people in the diabetes community who really inspired me to get back in the water." Gary Hall, Jr., who won gold yet again in Athens in 2004.
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