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Tuesday October 20, 2009 at 9:27am Age: 9 yrs
Category: Otisville Elementary

Get Moving...Prevent Diabetes!

Over one million Americans are living with Juvenile Diabetes, also known as Type 1 Diabetes. Each year, 13,000 new cases are diagnosed.  Children with Type 1 diabetes will never outgrow it...a CURE is needed!  Students extend their "Helping Hands with
Caring Hearts", by taking part in "Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes." On October 8th, representatives from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) spoke at an assembly, to discuss diabetes. To raise awareness about Diabetes, students participated in a school wide walk and raised $6,466.68.  Otisville students want to help find the cure