Marie Newcome

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  • Newcome Family - 2013 JDRF Walk

    Newcome Family - 2013 JDRF Walk

Join Team Nuveen and me in the fight to cure, better treat and prevent type 1 diabetes!

Hello!  Proudly walking with TEAM NUVEEN in our 8th year, my family and I will be taking part in the Walk at the Mall of America on Feb 22 to help 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.


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 - no matter how young - must test their blood sugar by pricking their fingers for blood 6 or more times a day?
  • Diabetes research is done at the U of Minnesota?

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. 


Thank you for your support!

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WALK DETAILS

Date and time

February 22, 2014
Registration: 7:30 AM
Starts: 8:30 AM
Length of walk: 1 hour-no set distance

Location

Mall of America
60 E. Broadway
Bloomington, MN 55425

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CONTACT

Kara Fischer

kfischer@jdrf.org
(952) 851-0770

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