Kelly Field

RAISED:

$80.42

GOAL:

$150

Help JDRF fight for a cure!

Each year, roughly 30,000 people are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D). In an instant, their lives change. Their days become filled with multiple finger pricks, insulin injections, carb counting, and a constant fear that an irregular blood sugar might cause dizziness, confusion, a seizure, a coma or even death.

This year, I'll be taking part in the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes, along with a half-million others nationwide. JDRF raises vital funds that power the global movement to help cure, treat and prevent T1D. I walk for Ben, who at age 10, hopes to someday be able to sleepover at a friend's house. Because his blood sugar could go low in the night, his friends' parents aren't comfortable with the chance of him having a seizure or slipping into a coma. I walk for Alicia, a teenager who doesn't look forward to prom dress shopping because her dress selection has to be practical, not just pretty. She has to find a style that allows her insulin pump to be accessible but not sticking out for all to see.

I?m asking you to help support my fundraising efforts with a donation which will go directly to research to find a cure for people like Ben and Alicia. Your tax-deductible gift will help make a difference in the lives of millions touched by T1D.

Thank you for your donation. You can make a difference. Together, we can make the hope for a cure, a reality for millions.

Donate now and help us find a cure!! Thank you!

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WALK DETAILS

Date and time

May 10, 2014
Registration: 8:00 AM
Starts: 9:30 AM
Length of walk: 1 mile

Location

Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 E. Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50317

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CONTACT

Tori Lemke

vlemke@jdrf.org
(515) 802-3333

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