RUN for CONTROL & PREVENTION of DIABETES
JDA (Jewish Diabetes Association), a 501c3 established in 1986, is a
Type 2 diabetes†is the fourth major cause of death in the
Unfortunately, I personally have become acutely aware of the damage that uncontrolled diabetes can cause. My grandmother, may she rest in peace, recently died after having both of her legs amputated. The last few years of her life were filled with constant pain and suffering. She barely left her apartment except to go three times a week for dialysis, and funny animal pictures had to be carried down a flight of stairs to the ambulance. She could not partake in the simple luxury of indulging in a cold glass of water. Itís hard to appreciate how our legs, kidneys etc... contribute to our everyday lives.
In memory of my Grandmother, I have taken the responsibility to chair this year's†annual†JDA Run for Diabetes 5K/10K for Women†this summer in
Your sponsorship and/or running will affect all aspects of our organizationís services which include ; Diabetes Awareness, Education, Support Groups, Seminars, Diabetes Advocacy, Free Medical Supply Pantry along with medical and spiritual guidance.
To sponsor and/or receive a registration packet, call