BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH – Entire families and teams from schools neighborhoods and local companies stepped out from Cherie Downs Park in Cocoa Beach recently to raise money for and awareness of Juvenile Diabetes.
They also celebrated several milestones toward their goal: creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D).
Their slogan: Turn Type 1 into Type None.
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which a person’s pancreas loses the ability to produce insulin—a hormone essential to turning food into energy.
It strikes both children and adults suddenly and is unrelated to diet and lifestyle.
This was one of some 200 Walks across the country every year sponsored by JDRF—the only global organization with a strategic research plan to end T1 Diabetes.
Nancy and Drake Lundell cover the social, cultural and artistic scene in Brevard County for Maverick Multimedia’s SpaceCoastDaily.com and Space Coast Medicine & Active Living magazine. Nancy is also a Realtor with Prudential Sterling Properties of Indian Harbour Beach and Drake, who is also a licensed real estate sales associate, serves as her marketing manager.
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