Scott's Blog – October 2010 Archive (3)

Reach Out and Touch Somebody

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Andrea Hulke who is the Director, National Outreach for the JDRF. You may remember that a few weeks ago, I described a discussion I had with Mike Kondratick, who is… Continue

Added by Scott on October 28, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

Walking the Walk in Kansas City

This past Saturday, I participated in my first JDRF Walk for the Cure. I have to say, it was a really amazing event. I haven’t seen any official numbers, but they were expecting 10,000 people and to raise, I believe, $750,000. Our adult T1 Team, “AT1 – We run on insulin” had raised $3,850 as of walk day (way to go team!) and had some shirts…

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Added by Scott on October 11, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Type 1 Talk Launches: Please Join the Conversation

A part of the JDRF Adult T1 Outreach Program, they have launched their Talk T1 Program. The needs of the adult type 1 (either diagnosed as a child or as an adult) audience have traditionally been ignored by the JDRF, so here is your chance to let them know what type of support you need as an… Continue

Added by Scott on October 6, 2010 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

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