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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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Don’t Let Diabetes Knock You Off Your Feet

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With April being Limb Loss Awareness Month, it is the perfect time to discuss simple steps you can take to Stop Diabetes® from knocking you off your feet. Continue reading

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Success Story: Carmen Micciche

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Success Story: Mark Lee

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When I first heard the words “you have type 2 diabetes,” I thought it was the end of the world. I had no family history and knew nothing about the disease at the time I was diagnosed, so this really came as a shock to me. But I look back now and understand it was just the beginning of a better life. As weird as this may sound, I consider my diagnosis a blessing because it has allowed me to do something I never thought possible: play hockey. 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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Easy Ways to Cut 100 Calories

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Everything you do burns calories: breathing, sleeping, standing and all other activities you enjoy doing. But what does it take to burn just 100 calories? You may be surprised to know that it doesn’t take much. Continue reading

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I Love Someone with Diabetes: Jessica Vermaak

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I have a wonderful husband, a sister and a brother—all with type 1 diabetes. Oh, yes, and I am also type 1! It is a joke around my family that you are the odd one out if you don’t need a shot before dinner! Continue reading

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