Drive 4 Diabetes Awareness

It's flu season don't be fooled


"CHECK  DON'T  GUESS"  

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Lacy with Drive For Diabetes Awareness makes the news

Check out this great News story:  Janae Muchmore from WUFT FL

Emergency Information regarding insulin care instructions

Rocco's Story

  • Please take 4 mins to watch Rocco's story. 

Complacency in the Medical Heath field failed our son and family. Don't be a victim know the symptoms and ask your Doctor. How do you know my child has the FLU? You didn't take a simple finger prick Doctor? Are we going to do a blood test? 


 "Check Don't Guess"

Inverness Grand Prix & Motorsports Festival November 17-18

Drive 4 Diabetes Awareness It's FLU season don't be fooled "Check Don't Guess"  CLICK Arrow to play video

Drive For Diabetes Awareness

Inverness Grand Prix & Motorsports Festival November 17-18, 2017



Join Drive 4 Diabetes Awareness for the 7th annual Inverness, FL Grand Prix

  November 17-18, 2017
Friday 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Street Party
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Race Day
1 Courthouse Square, Inverness, FL


Link for more information http://www.visitinvernessfl.com/224/Spectators

 

The Inverness Grand Prix and Motorsports Festival is a unique event that allows street karts to race at high speeds through downtown Inverness.

This event brings a large crowd down to visit the various shops and restaurants in the area. It is a family-friendly event with activities, car shows, vendors, and races throughout Saturday. 


 Tune in Saturday, November 18 at 10 a.m. for live stream of the only kart street race in the southeast.   live with drone footage http://www.visitinvernessfl.com/241/Watch-Race-Live

  

Be sure to watch us on facebook LIVE TBD look up the name Brent Kuehl for the public LIVE CAST of the race or go to Twitter.com and search name @CheckDontGuess 

Thank you for your support.  www.CheckDontGuess.org 

Rollin Dirty Race Engine Shop https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rollin-Dirty-Race-Engine-Shop/227368784054178 

DFDA Home Run Hitting Contest

Postponed TBT Lakewood Ranch High School , Florida Starting at 5:30pm

 Format as follows:


All participants will receive a Culver's Value basket meal voucher $8 value Thank you Steve Lynch and Culver's for your support.

Event held on East field (the field with the shorter fence) on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at Lakewood Ranch H.S. Fields. Start time 5:30 pm giving us 1 1/2 hours to complete this event. We will start on time

 If you are late and we have completed round 1 you can not enter unless you pay a “By-Pass” Donation of $100 to Drive for Diabetes Awareness you shall then be allowed to enter round two bypassing round 1.

2 players from each REGULAR SEASON team, presumptively selected by REGULAR season manager. Max 8 hitters we can not exceed due to time constraints.

 Wood bat with an option of paying upgrade donation of $100 to use a Metal bat (after all, this is a fundraiser for Drive for Diabetes Awareness, Inc. 

New baseballs will be used. 

Pick your own pitcher or we may have a pitching machine TBD 

Round 1 you will get 10 swings. Top 4 (plus those making the “By-Pass” donation) move on to round 2 If no one hits a HR then we will count hitting the fence in the air to move players on to 2nd round. 

Round 2 you will get 5 swings. 

Top 2 go to round 3 

Round 3 is 5 swings 

Cost to enter is $10 per player.  (Additional donations accepted.) 

Winner gets a Bat from the league. 

Be sure to visit Drive for Diabetes Awareness Website and watch the 3 min video you can help save a life you just have to know the symptoms and ask your Doctor questions. No one in our family had Diabetes yet it struck our family and we wanted to do something to warn others of this deadly disease. Thanks for taking the time to learn something I wish I had known more about I may have been able to save my son's life, Rocco.  

If we could get a head count prior to Wed that would be great. Reply by email or confirmation from your manager it would help greatly.  

www.CheckDontGuess.org

https://www.facebook.com/www.DriveforDiabetesAwareness.org/ 

https://www.culvers.com/

Special thanks to Manatee Adult Baseball League for assisting in this special event. http://www.manateebaseball.com/

Direct all questions of event and sign up  to Brent Kuehl 941-447-5929

Special Events

Iracing Simulator Charity races:

Join us on Iracing.com or watch live on Youtube or Twitch. Events will be posted 

Karting Florida State and Local: Dirt and Asphalt

Events to be posted as we prepare for 2017

Volunteer:

  Join us and Volunteer your time for Diabetes Awareness Help save a Child's life.

What you need to know

What is Type 1 Diabetes

  Type 1 diabetes (T1D, insulin-dependent or juvenile) can occur at any age, but most commonly is diagnosed from infancy to the late 30s. With T1D a person’s pancreas produces little or no insulin. Although the causes are not entirely known, scientists believe the body’s own defense system (the immune system) attacks and destroys the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. People with T1D must inject insulin several times every day or continually infuse insulin through a pump.  

Diabetic Ketoacidossis

  While its causes are not yet entirely understood, scientists believe that both genetic factors and environmental triggers are involved. Its onset has nothing to do with diet or lifestyle.

There is nothing you can do to prevent T1D, and – at present- nothing you can do to get rid of it.   

  • Extreme Thirst
  • Frequent Urination
  • Sudden Vision Changes
  • Drowsiness, Lethargy
  • Fruity, Sweet Odor on Breath
  • Stupor/ Unconsciousness.
  • Heavy Labored Breathing
  • Increased Appetite

Knowing the warning signs for Type 1 diabetes could save a life.

 Education about the symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes is critical because Type 1 can easily be mistaken for more common illnesses, such as the flu, and misdiagnosis can have tragic consequences. As many as 3 million Americans may have Type 1 diabetes. Each year, more than 15,000 children and 15,000 adults – approximately 80 people per day – are diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in the U.S. Knowing the symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes can save a life. Please share what you’ve learned with everyone.  


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 By supporting Drive for Diabetes Awareness, you play a pivotal role in helping diabetes awareness that helps, prevents, supports and ultimately educates others about diabetes and its complications. There are many ways you can help! Drive for Diabetes Awareness, INC is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. 

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Drive for Diabetes Awareness, INC

Sarasota, Florida, United States

(941) 447-5929