Clare's Bears





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    Clare and Dad

We will turn Type One into Type None

Welcome to our JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes Team Page! We are taking the steps to help achieve JDRF?s mission: to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.

The money our JDRF Walk Team raises will go directly to support this life-changing research.

The JDRF Walk is a fantastic way to make a difference in the millions of lives of people affected by type 1 diabetes. For at least that one day, they will look around and see all the support they have from their friends, family and community. On Walk Day, everyone can have fun and celebrate how much closer to a cure we are because of these efforts.

As you know, our family was directly impacted a year ago by diabetes. Clare was diagnosed on Aug. 30th, 2011 with Type 1 diabetes. We have learned a lot about this chronic condition and are taking the steps we can to educate and advocate. Clare recently transitioned to an insulin pump after a year of syringes. The pump a step in the right direction, as we can now better regulate Clare's blood glucose throughout the day. The pump is significantly less intrusive and less stressful. †But its still not a cure. We are focused on doing what we can to lend a hand in the fight for a cure for this disease. Please join us and help us in that fight.

Each member of our team is already hard at work in their fundraising. If you have taken time to visit our team page today, we ask that you consider making a donation or joining our team. To make a team donation, click on the "Donate" button at the top of this page or if you would like to make your gift to one of the team members please click on their name below. To join our team, click the join team link below.

Thank you. Together, we will cure type 1 diabetes and its complications!

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Date and time

September 29, 2013
Check-in: 11:00 AM
Starts: 12:00 PM
Length of walk: 2 miles


Warner Park
2930 N Sherman Ave
Madison, WI



Elizabeth Meland
Email | (608) 833-2873

Western Wisconsin Chapter
434 S. Yellowstone Drive
Suite 202
Madison, WI 53719