Sandy Zellmer

RAISED:

$1,407.50

GOAL:

$1,000

  • Skylyn

    Skylyn

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Welcome to Sandy Zellmer's Personal Page

Skylyn is 13 years old and in the 7th grade.† She has one brother, Brandon, who is 11 and a dog she adores, named Josie.† Skylyn was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on February 11, 2008.† She is on the Medtronic Revel 723 Pump and CGM.† She carries her pump around her waist in a pump pack and cannot be without her pump for more than 1-2 hours at a time.† She tests her blood sugar level 6-10 times a day and we do it for her 1-2 times every night.† Diabetes never sleeps, in fact there are many times we have to give her juice during the night or we have to correct a high.† Our dream for her and for herself is that a cure can be found in her lifetime and/or more supplies come out to make life easier for her so she no longer has to rely on set changes to her pump every 2-3 days, the CGM sensor change once a week, or carb counting all food/drinks.† The dangers of Diabetes is low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) which can cause seizures, and high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) which can cause ketones and even a coma.† We try to keep her A1C lower so she doesn't have to deal with complications later in her life.

Thank you for reading our page and helping out in any way you can!†

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WALK DETAILS

Date and time

February 23, 2013
Check-in: 7:00 AM
Starts: 8:00 AM
Length of walk: Set your own

Location

Mall of America

CONTACT

Kara Fischer
Email | (952) 851-0770

MinnDakotas Chapter
3001 Metro Dr
Suite 100
Bloomington, MN 55425