Team Tyler

RAISED:

$1,075

GOAL:

$1,000

Putting an end to T1D, one step at a time

Our team is walking to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D).

When you have T1D, your pancreas stops producing insulin—a hormone essential to turning food into energy. This means you must constantly monitor your blood-sugar level, administer insulin, and carefully balance these insulin doses with your eating and activity just to stay alive.

With T1D there are no days off and there is no cure. But there is hope.

By donating or joining our JDRF One Walk® team today, you’ll support research for life-changing breakthroughs to make it safer and easier to live with T1D, until we find a cure.

One of our St. John's family members and active EYC member, Tyler West was diagnosed in August. We want to show him and his family our love and help find a cure!    Here is a message from Tyler's mom Kristi:  

 

Life can certainly turn upside down in the span of hours, throw you curve balls you never expect, and force you to find strength you never knew existed.

 

 

Tyler was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on Thursday.

Tyler is amazingly unphased. He said, "Mom, it could be so much worse" which is a testament to his strength and determination to face this set back head on.

 

What I do ask is that your pray for Tyler, especially as he transitions back to school. Who knew he is at a school with the highest population of Type 1 in the county? There's even a support group there!

And throw in some prayers for Nathan West, Ava, and myself. We will be fine, but the prayers are a nice bonus.

 

I hope you will consider praying, donating and walking to show our love and support! Thank you! 

 

 

 

 

 

Love,

 

 

 

 

Joy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WALK DETAILS

Date and time

October 28, 2017
Check-in: 9:00 AM
Starts: 10:30 AM
Length of walk: 5K

Location

Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
3801 Rock Quarry Road
Raleigh, NC 27610

MAP

CONTACT

Sarah Cunningham
Email | (919) 847-2630

Triangle/Eastern NC Chapter
5510 Six Forks Road, Suite 107
Colony Corporate Center
Raleigh, NC 27609