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Thursday, November 19, 2009

JDRF to benefit

First Annual Help Find A Cure For Type 1 (Juvenile) Diabetes Event - Nov 2009 thruMarch 2010Finding a cure for Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes is an important cause with WhimsicalPublications.Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes strikes children suddenly, makes them dependent on injectedor pumped insulin for life, and carries the constant threat of devastating complications.While diagnosis most often occurs in childhood and adolescence, it can and does strikeadults as well. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International is the leadingcharitable funder and advocate of type 1 (juvenile) diabetes research worldwide.The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications throughthe support of research.Since its founding in 1970 by parents of children with type 1 diabetes, JDRF hasawarded more than $1.3 billion to diabetes research, including more than $156 millionin FY2008. More than 85 percent of JDRF's expenditures directly support researchand research-related education. In FY2008, the Foundation funded more than 1,000centers, grants, and fellowships in 22 countries, including nearly 40 human clinicaltrials.Go tocom to learn how to make a donation. For that donation you will received the thanksof many children and adults with Type 1 diabetes. And you will receive a nifty colorfulshoe with your name on it. If you wish to remain anonymous, simply click the appropriatebox at the bottom of the donation page. If you wish the shoe to have another name,as in a person with diabetes, fill in the Message to Walker box. It's that simple.Hopefully, forever in finding the cure won't be "forever" because of research, andJDRF. Won't you help by donating? Together, we can make the cure a reality.Thank you very much!WP