#Take1Down

What is Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)?

  • It is a life-threatening autoimmune disease.
  • The pancreas stops producing insulin, a hormone essential to get energy from food.
  • T1D cannot be prevented.
  • T1D strikes both children and adults.
  • Despite active research, T1D has no cure.

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Mission Statement

To raise funds to support cure based research for Type 1 Diabetes, to provide education about Type 1 Diabetes and to increase awareness of Type 1 Diabetes.

Vision

The primary goal of the Blair Type 1 Diabetes Foundation is to raise funds to support cure based research of this terrible disease. The funded research projects would focus mainly on two objectives:

  • Finding ways to transplant new insulin producing cells into persons with Type 1 Diabetes.
  • Creating devices to perform the duties of the malfunctioning cells.

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