My friend and I make a walk team for the Newport JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes. This is our second year. Last year I wrote letters to family and friends and had a great response. This year I want to do the same but I am stuck on what to write about... do I write the same type of information that I did last year? I wrote about how diabetes affects me and my life, how I handle the disease everyday, and about my life in general. I feel like I should switch things up. Would it be too corny to write about the complications of diabetes? I don't suffer from any though...so far (knock on wood).

If anyone has any other ways they raise money for walks let me know!! The letter campaign is the best we've thought of so far!!

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Comment by Chris Miller on June 4, 2012 at 5:10pm

A mention of complications would be OK. Just a sentence or 2 listing them would be sufficient, I think. Somefolks think T1 diabetes is just a condition of inconvenience, not realizing that if we don't take care of ourselves, scary things can happen.

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