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Join me in turning Type One into Type None!

    Welcome to my JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes Page!  

    Watching Veronica deal with Type 1 Diabetes every single day has inspired me to participate in a challenge to support her: cycling 75 miles as part of the "JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes" this November in Tucson. If it means a better life for V, then I'll pedal to the ends of the earth!

    I will be riding along with hundreds of riders from around the world to raise money for JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. 

    Did you know T1D:

    - Strikes both children and adults suddenly and is unrelated to diet and lifestyle. 

    - Occurs when the body’s immune system attacks and destroys the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. Insulin is essential to turning food into energy. 

     - Requires constant carbohydrate counting, blood-glucose testing, and lifelong dependence on injected insulin.

    JDRF is working every day to change this. And every dollar I raise helps them continue to bring life-changing therapies from the lab to the community until a cure is found. 

    I have been hard at work training and fundraising, and your gift today will propel me toward the finish line. Please donate and help JDRF achieve its goal of a world without T1D. 

    Thank you for supporting Veronica!


     

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