Kicking T1D to the curb

Welcome to my personal Team JDRF to Cure Diabetes fundraising page!

I have joined Team JDRF to raise funds for the millions of people living with and affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D). The money I raise will help JDRF fund critical research to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people's lives until no one has to fear developing the disease.

Type 1 diabetes is a life-threatening autoimmune disease in which a person's pancreas stops producing insulin—a hormone essential to the ability to get energy from food. It strikes both children and adults suddenly and changes life as they know it forever. It cannot be prevented and there is no cure.

As many of you know, my wonderful husband Eric has lived with T1D since the age of 11. Over our years together, we have watched as the technology for coping with T1D has advanced beyond anything imaginable 30 years ago, when he was first diagnosed. However, the fact remains that this disease has no cure, and it has serious health consequences for those diagnosed. We dream of seeing a cure in Eric's lifetime.

JDRF is the largest nongovernmental funder of T1D research and the only global organization with a strategic research plan to fight T1D. This science is complex and costly, and every dollar JDRF is able to direct toward research comes from donors like you.

Please support me and donate to my fundraising campaign. Your gift will make a difference for millions of people affected by this devastating, life-threatening disease. Won't you please give to JDRF as generously as possible today?

Thank you for your support!