Los Angeles Times

Monroe promotes healthy foods

Earl "The Pearl" Monroe, 64, right, an NBA Hall of Famer and a former Baltimore Bullet, joins fan Sherron Stevenson of Baltimore, left, and Mary Gardner, president of the Maryland Association of Diabetes Educators, for diabetes-friendly dishes at Samos in Greektown. Monroe, who has Type 2 diabetes, was in town for "Diabetes Restaurant Month from Merck," an educational promotion campaign to help people with type 2 diabetes make smart menu choices while dining out.Baltimore Sun photo by Amy Davis