Please mark this date in your calendar for the2nd Annual New England Diabetes Meetup.We had a lot of fun at the first and we hope you can make it to the 2nd one. Please note that I've changed the date to the first Saturday in August, I hope that you can make it.Once again the picnic will be at Beaverbrook Reservation in Waltham. This is a great place for a relaxing afternoon with friends. Bring your own food and drink (no alcohol allowed in Beaverbrook). We'll have a canopy setup in case it…See More
I'm writing to tell you that I'll be walking in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's Walk to Cure Diabetes this year, and to ask you to join me.
Taking part in the Walk is great experience. Not only will you be making a real difference in helping to find a cure that will change the lives of millions... you'll be having FUN, and getting a good workout too!
First, let me tell you a little about why this cause is so important.
Every year, more than 30,000 new cases of type 1 diabetes--the most severe form of the disease--are diagnosed in the United State alone, a large and growing percentage of them children. Day-to-day living is a challenge for people with type 1 diabetes--and multiple insulin injections are only the beginning. But what's even harder is facing the reality of the devastating complications that can stem from their condition.
As you can imagine, it's easy for people with type 1 diabetes to feel that their future is uncertain. But thanks to research funded by organizations such as JDRF, people with diabetes have a new sense of hope. Scientists have made enormous progress, and a cure for type 1 diabetes is now within reach.
That's why this is such a crucial time, and why I'm asking you to join me in walking, and raising money that will speed these scientists toward that cure. Every walker, and every dollar, brings us that much closer.
So please, come join me for this very special day... and a chance to make a real difference!
I'll be walking at Six Flags New England, Agawam, MA on October 19, 2008. You can find out more and sign up at:
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