Join me in the fight to cure, better treat and prevent type 1 diabetes!
Welcome to my personal JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes fundraising page! I'll be taking part in this year’s Walk to raise funds to improve the lives of all people affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D). If you ask people with T1D, they will tell you it is difficult and life threatening. And they know it never goes away.
I am asking for your support. Please donate to my personal fundraising efforts. By doing so, you can help me make a difference for millions of people living with type 1 diabetes.
Did you know that:
- T1D is an autoimmune disease that comes on suddenly and strikes both children and adults at any age?
- T1D has nothing to do with diet or lifestyle?
- Those living with T1D must carefully balance insulin doses with eating and daily activities throughout the day and night?
- Those living with T1D must test their blood sugar by pricking their fingers for blood 6 or more times a day?
As the leader of the type 1 diabetes community, JDRF unifies global efforts to cure, treat and prevent T1D. JDRF will not rest until T1D is fully conquered. Won't you please give to JDRF as generously as possible?
As you may already know, my daughter, Kerri Ann, was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in May, 2012. She was suffering from Diabetic Ketoacidosis and was transported to a Pediatric ICU for 4 days. Now, we live a life of blood glucose testing (as many as 12 times per day), pump site changes every 2-3 days, and carb counting at every meal and snack. I wake up twice every night to test her, as well. JDRF is working very hard to find a cure for Diabetes! The walk to Cure Diabetes is just one of the fundraisers that they have to raise funds annually. We will be walking with Kerri Ann's Crusaders on March 1, 2014!
Thank you for your support!