Category Archives: Tour de Cure

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Diabetes BFFs

bemi and shea square

If I hadn’t been diagnosed with diabetes, I would have never met my best friend. She is always there for me and having a friend who also lives with diabetes is truly life-changing. Continue reading

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Women Celebrating and Cycling Together to Stop Diabetes®

Tour de Cure Women's Series

Ladies, do you love to ride? Then we have an event for you! What better way to spend time with your girlfriends than doing something active together that celebrates your health? Continue reading

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Why I Ride to Stop Diabetes®: Kimberly Malone

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This Red Rider story comes to us from Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Red Riders are Tour de Cure® participants who live with diabetes. Thanks for helping us Stop Diabetes, Kimberly! You are the reason we ride! Continue reading

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Bemi Wayland: North Carolina Camper, Youth Ambassador and Red Rider

Bemi and her father Derek, riding to Stop Diabetes!

If you asked the Wayland family why they ride in Tour de Cure®, they would say it is for their daughter or for their older sister, Bemi. Continue reading

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Why I Ride to Stop Diabetes®: David Gibbs

David Gibbs, Third-Year Red Rider, Captain of Team Red Chicago
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Talking Type 1: Jennifer Becker

jennifer becker

Think type 1 diabetes is just for kids? Think again. Jennifer’s first sign was a rash that appeared after her trip to the Grand Canyon. Symptoms persisted for another 16 months before she was diagnosed, at age 38. Now, she aims to compete in one event every year to raise money to Stop Diabetes! Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Brittani Leopold

Brittani is a Red Rider in her local Tour de Cure!

Think type 1 diabetes is just for kids? Think again. Brittani was a 25-year-old newlywed and new home owner when she was diagnosed a few days before Thanksgiving 2009. Now she’s a Red Rider in her local Tour de Cure! Continue reading

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