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Just Graduated College Seniors Ride for Loved Ones With Diabetes Cycling Cross Country to Raise Funds to Help Find a Cure
Date:5/28/2010

h type 2 but who had pre-diabetes before her diagnosis. For some folks with pre-diabetes, intervening early can turn back the clock. “I want my mom around for a long time, and I know millions of other Americans want the same for their parents. I believe that to make a difference we must raise awareness for the devastating complications,” says Kaiser, a history major.

Nate Martinez, 21, the support car driver and art major who got involved when he overheard the riders plan the event, also has family members affected by diabetes. “My job will be to carry supplies, motivate the riders, and to ensure all preparations go according to plan. Anything I can do to help raise money to fight this deadly disease is important to me and my family.”

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About The American Diabetes Association: The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. Founded in 1940, their mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. For more information please call the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit www.diabetes.org. Information from both these sources is available in English and Spanish.

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