Tour De Cure
Incidence of diabetes are on the rise in Colorado. The American Diabetes Association is encouraging businesses to support a bike team for the Tour de Cure.
This weekend hundreds of cyclists will hit the road for the annual “Tour de Cure.” It’s a great ride that raises money and awareness for the American Diabetes Association and benefits programs for patients of all ages.
It was great weather and a great turnout for Tour de Cure on Saturday as hundreds of riders took part in the ride.
A teenager from Cherry Creek got the chance to work on the frontlines in the fight against diabetes.
The Tour de Cure is this Saturday and some of the participants will be using cutting-edge technology to test their blood sugar during the cycling event.
The Tour de Cure begins Saturday and riders are getting ready to pedal the distance to fight diabetes.
People with diabetes need to make day-to-day and often hour-to-hour decisions to manage the condition. Just one slip up can be life-threatening, especially behind the wheel of a car.
The Tour de Cure Colorado is Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont. Donate to a team riding in this year’s event or sign up to ride at tourdecurecolorado.com.
The Association reaches millions of people annually through its information activities and awareness efforts, such as American Diabetes Alert; Diabetes Month; Wizdom Youth Zone for kids; 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383), the Association’s toll-free National Call Center; diabetes.org, the Association’s Web site; a monthly consumer magazine, Diabetes Forecast; outreach to communities most at risk for diabetes; and programs to help children with diabetes and their families.
New technology is helping some diabetics live an active lifestyle while treating the symptoms of the disease.