Our team is walking to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). On January 25, 2000, our world abruptly changed when Tylie was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 4. Eighteen months later, her sister Taya- also age 4- joined her and almost 10 years later, her brother TJ, age 5, joined the "party".
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. Long acting insulin, short acting insulin, insulin cocktails, insulin pumps, and sensors...we have seen a great deal of changes.
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.
Your donation will count towards the team's fundraising total. In addition, please give credit to the person that asked for your support to recognize them for their efforts in creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D).