Exercise is the billion dollar drug that never gets prescribed.
For the millions of people living with type 1 diabetes worldwide, education, exercise, and reliable access to medical supplies are crucial for saving lives. Team Type 1 Foundation’s fundraising efforts and programs continue to inspire and enable those with diabetes to better manage their disease.
I'm Riding the Haute Route Dolomites & Raising funds for Team Type 1 Foundation!
For 3 days in June I will be riding up 20K Feet over 100 miles in support of Team Type 1. My nephew has lived with Type 1 diabetes most of his life and has always had access to the best medical services and the education to control his disease. Today he is a member of the Mt. Bachelor Ski Patrol and living a healthy life with diabetes.
The money raised will go directly to providing college scholorships to type 1 athletes with diabetes and to provide life-saving supplies to the developing world.
Provide college scholarships and leadership training to US-based student-athletes with type 1 diabetes. Our leadership training develops each athlete into the go-to person for diabetes inspiration and empowerment in their local communities, so they can then inspire others. Funds also off-set the increasing cost of diabetes supplies and insulin in the States
In Rwanda, TT1 continues to provide life-saving diabetes supplies and education to those who would otherwise suffer debilitating complications and early death from diabetes.
In the US, we are beginning important patient-advocacy work with the aim of making diabetes medications easy to obtain and affordable for all.
Fields a junior cycling team of riders all living with type 1. They are the talent pipeline to our sister organization, professional cycling team, Team Novo Nordisk
Hosts an Elite Team of all-diabetes world-class amateur athletes that compete at the highest level of their sport and serve as sources of inspiration for their communities.
At the global level, advocates for equal and affordable access to diabetes supplies for everyone with diabetes
For more information visit: teamtype1.org
My goal is to raise $5,000 to support their efforts. All your help is appreciated, and fully tax deductible.