Thank you to Julie Jaworski


October 27, 2013 Julie Jaworski of Orlando, Florida participated in the Ironman race held in Miami.  Julie had the following comments to say prior to the race:

Diabetes will not defeat me.  For almost 23 years I have been learning how to live and deal with being Type 1.  Day in and day out.  I train for events so that I can continue to remind myself that I am in charge of the diabetes and that it is not in charge of me.  In the past 23 years, with the support of my family and friends, I have run 20 marathons, approximately 30 half marathons, and sprinkled in a few triathlons.  In October of 2013, I will tackle my first half ironman triathlon in Miami Florida.  I get to tackle this disease, because I choose to take it on head first.  That is a lot of blood sugar checks, too many doctor office visits, a zillion finger pricks, and countless insulin pump supplies.  But I get to.  There are so many others unable to do so.  Please support me in my efforts to help those who do not have the means to tackle this 24/7 disease by donating to Insulin for Life.


What an inspirational athlete Julie continues to be despite the additional effort required as a Type 1 diabetic.  

Thank you to Julie and those who donated financially to IFL as a demonstration of support for those with diabetes.  Many lives will be saved as a direct result of your efforts.