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Fayetteville walk will help fight juvenile diabetes

October 12, 2019


TYPE ONE DIABETES IS USUALLY
DIAGNOSED AT A VERY YOUNG AGE… A BENTONVILLE TWO YEAR OLD… IS ONE OF THE KIDS JUST
DIAGNOSED… A CHRON
CONDITION.. THE FAMILY IS
FAMILIAR WITH… (TAKE SOT MEGAN)
“we started seeing the signs of
soaking wet diapers, and it
wasnt just wet diapers to the point it was a full diaper. we
were sopaking clothes. pause. and i knew in my mom intuition
what that meant
and its something we had talked
about when i w
intuition what that meant and
its something we had talked about when i was pregnant with the triplets and the risk of our
kids ending up with T1D.”
talked about when i was pregnant
with the triplets and the risk of our kids ending up with T1D.”
(YUN
MEGAN DELCO SAYS HER SON TEDDY, A TRIPLET, WAS JUST DIANOSED
THIS SUMMER WITH TYPE ONE
DIABESTS… AN AUTOIMMUNE
DISEASE… HE’S
ONLY TWO YEARS OLD. (TAKE SOT
MEGAN) “its somewhat of a blessing
because teddy is not going to
know life before T1D. this is
all h knows and its our job to
make his normal as
normal as possible and make hi feel like he’s
just like any other ki
(YUNA)
IT’S SOMETHING DAD, BRAD, IS
FAMILIAR WITH… HE WAS
DIANOSED AS YOUNG ADULT.. AND SAYS AN EARLY DIAGNOSIS COULD BE A BLESSING IN
DISGUISE… IF YOU’RE LOOKING AT
THE
GLASS HALF FULL
(TAKE SOT BRAD)
“you dont know anything but this, and that
may be easier than if we had to
try to transition him
to hey youre used to eating ice
cream or
drinking sugary drinks and n when you do
that, were going to have to
prick your finger and
have to poke you with a needle,
you know, he may
not have memories of life outside of T1D”
(YUN
BUT.. IT’S STILL DIFFICULT FOR
BRAD
TO STOMACH
(TAKE SOT BRAD) “I know as a diabetic that the
likelhood of him
being a diabetic were higher. so
i know what
hes going to have to go through
and i know its going to be a challenge. were
just going to have to go through
them otogether” (YUNA)
FOR THIS FAMILY… EVENTS AND
FUNDRAISERS LIKE THE J-D-R-F ONE
WALK… MEANS A LIFE DIFFERENCE… (TAKE SOT MEGAN)
“finding a cure is everything. so future kids dont have to
endure this and take onsuch a huge responsibility at such
young age. i know we’r going to find a cure in teddy’s
lifetime.”
(YUNA)
THE ONE WALK IS PLANNED FOR NEXT
SATURDAY MORNING
(october 12) AT THE GARDENS AT THE UNIVERSITY
OF
ARKANSAS. IT’S A FUN FAMILY
EVEN
THAT EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO. YUNA LEE 4029 NE

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