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case of diabetes is diagnosed every 30 seconds; that adds up to more than 1.5 million people who are diagnosed each year. Diabetes is a chronic, debilitating disease affecting every organ system and there is no known cure. Insulin is not a cure; it is merely life support. Please join the search for a cure by donating an auction item, making a Fund A Cure gift, becoming a corporate sponsor, or volunteering your time.
JDRF funding and leadership has been associated with most major scientific breakthroughs in type 1 diabetes research to date. In fact, JDRF funds a major portion of all type 1 diabetes research worldwide, more than any other charity. JDRF provided more than $107 million to diabetes research in 2010, and has funded more than $1.5 billion in direct funding since it was founded. Your generosity is vital to the continued success of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
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