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Huskies show their support during Diabetes awareness month
Submitted By Scott Soulliere on Thursday, November 2, 2017
November is national diabetes awareness month.  To show their support, the Pestell Group Atom A Huskies will be wearing blue skate laces.  The team would like to thank Play it Again Sports (Kitchener) for outfitting the boys with blue laces for this cause.

If you'd like to see this hard-working group in action, you can catch them on most Tuesday evenings at the WRC.  You're welcome to an entire seat, but you'll only need the edge!

Want to learn more about Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)?  Just visit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation website at:  https://www.jdrf.ca/t1dlookslikeme

Here are a few common myths about T1D (source:  JDRF):

Myth:  "Type 1 diabetes is a child's disease."
Fact:   20% of Canadians living with type 1 are diagnosed as adults.

Myth:   "You get Type 1 diabetes from eating too much sugar."
Fact:    Type 1 Diabetes is not preventable and there is no known cure.

Myth:   "People living with Type 1 Diabetes are prevented from participated in sports and activities."
Fact:    Regular exercise helps to lower blood-sugar levels and keep them in the target range.  There are many successful high-performance athletes living with T1D.

 

#Let's turn Type One into Type None

 

 

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