Best Race of the YEAR Do NOT MISS this one......
Inverness Grand Prix & Motorsports Festival
November 16-17, 2018 Friday 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Street Party Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Race Day 1 Courthouse Square, Inverness
December 1st, Last race of the year at Florida Dirt Motor Speedway Land O Lakes , FL
Philip's Story of DKA
2:57am. Headed to the hospital thinking Philip is completely dehydrated. This is not an attention thing. This is to notify all that I may not be in in the morning at work. I’ll keep you guys and everyone else in the know when we know. Again, I think dehydration is what we are looking at but can’t help him if he can’t keep anything down.
Mom: So quickly! We caught him early in diagnosis, and he was never in DKA before... He was fine yesterday morning, started going downhill at lunch, we thought it was just a tummy bug (which may have brought on the DKA)... Chris noticed his breathing was weird, and he was cold, so we came in. Good Dad
Dad: So, an update.. we have been moved from ER to PICU. When we got here his numbers both sugar and protein were bad. His temperature was 93.something and honestly, without telling us at first they were pretty worried about the little guy. Going forward from here it’s more IV and things to help remove the proteins from his body. We are going to have a meeting with the doctor and nurses. All and all it’s looking ok but until all of his numbers are back down in the normal range. Too much fluid in the brain and many other things to watch for the next several hours.
Ok, an update to the update. We will be here for at least the next 24 hours. If everything goes well we can leave tomorrow morning.
Dad: You can see he is breathing very hard and that’s actually a good thing. It’s his body fighting out the built-up gases from his organs. Sugar update is we finally have him around 380. He spiked around 720 so we are getting there. We are looking for that magic race of between 80 and 120 but have to take it very slowly or increase the risk of a cerebral edema.
Chris, Thank you for allowing Drive for Diabetes Awareness, INC Non-Profit Charity to share your personal dealings with this terrible disease. We will continue to support all diabetics.
Phillip we got your back www.CheckDontGuess.org
Diabetic Ketoacidosis is no joke please be aware of the symptoms.
People may experience:
Your Race Winner for the #PhiipStrong150 is AJ Rogers a first-time winner on Racing for a cause. Drive for Diabetes Awareness will be sending AJ a DFDA hat. Way to go AJ you just won the #PhilipStrong150 We all raised $403.75 that money will be used to promote awareness of symptoms of diabetes that go ignored.
The DFDA #4 Brent Kuehl took 4th and was looking for 3rd but ran out of laps. The car came in the garage with a few dings and scratches but no major damage .23 secs of repair. Lots of great looking wraps out there with DIabetes Awarness on the track thank you. What a Great Monday Night for Diabetes Awareness.
The event was a success as thousands learned information on how to prevent certain death if diabetes is ignored and to Check Don't Guess" it just may not be the FLU. Philip and Lacy had a brief chat and talked about DKA Diabetic Ketoacidosis and how it has effected there lives. Lacy and Philip are very inspiring kids that have a no give up attitude and want to help others. Lacy will continue to race throughout Florida for Diabetic Ketoacidosis survivors Certain death from DKA that can be prevented with awareness and "Check Don't Don't Guess" it might just not be the FLU.
Watch the replay of the race on MaxSpeed TV and subscribe athttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctKV_ONpeNI
Thanks to MaxSpeed TV for an AWESOME broadcast KR Sulfus you ROCK. Thanks to Racing for a cause for putting on this event run by Rick Hammond Jr and Chris Lague. Thanks to behind the scenes Adam Hammel doing graphics and poster work for promotion on getting this race done with and working with KR and MaxSpeed TV to make sure everything was right. Nascar Driver Ray Black Jr and pit crew member, Francois Pelletier Thanks for showing your support you put a huge smile on Lacy's face. Thank you to all the drivers as they donated to race.
Drivers: CJ Gates, Brent Kuehl, Kenneth Osbon, Wesley Whitfield, Bryan Hacker, Aaron Tolhurst, Ricky Hardin, Cody Jenkins, Douglas Johnson, Scotty Zirk, Conner Parise, Rick Hammond Jr, Lara Johnson, Christopher Lague, Ray Radford, Chandler Collier, Troy Radford, John Johnson, AJ Hamel, Douglas Wysocki, Shwan Cool, Jeffery Clifton, Andreas Lambert, Brian Rogers Jr, Francois Pelletier, Ray Black Jr and Rick Greenway.
Thanks to the none drivers that donated, Geoff Appelgren, Terry Rennert, KR Stolfus, Tom Quattlebaum, Brian Rogers jr, kris Parie, Charlie Smith, James Edwards, and Tim Giles. Without your support, none of this would be possible.
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Take Note: Internet issues with the Scuba #07 car Ray Black Jr. That ended his night as soon as it began.
Ray has driven in Xfinity and Cup in Nascar. Thank you for your support Ray. You put a smile on many kids faces and your tire man Frency thank you as well. :)
Inverness Grand Prix & Motorsports Festival
November 16-17, 2018
Friday 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Street Party
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Race Day
1 Courthouse Square, Inverness, FL
More Information at this LINK 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.
Be sure to watch us on facebook LIVE at Drive for Diabetes Awareness for LIVE CAST of the race or go to Twitter.com and search name @CheckDontGuess
Thank you for your support. www.CheckDontGuess.org
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