2014 Honored Families

This year we have chosen a very deserving family from each walk to serve as the Honored Family. Please read more about these teams below!   Beacon Honored Family Glucose Guru’s This year we are honoring the Suneson’s from the Hudson Valley for our 2014 Beacon Walk to Cure Diabetes. When Andrew Suneson was diagnosed with […]

Bill Woods and the Bionic Pancreas

Photo by Mary Harold.   On Wednesday, November 13th, Bill Woods spoke to a full crowd at Brace Auditorium in the Tully Health Center about his experiences in the Beacon Hill Bionic Pancreas Study. Woods is the Community Manager at Glu, a husband, a father of two, and a diabetic since his youth. During his […]

Good Luck to our own Debbie Eck!

Last year Debbie and her brother participated in the ride in Death Valley.  Her son, Chris, was diagnosed at age 19 and now is 28. This year they are taking on the Lake Tahoe ride: a 72 mile shoreline ride around North America’s largest Alpine Lake and the jewel of the High Sierra! Debbie writes […]

A Great Night of Music with Crystal Bowersox

A Great Night of Music with Crystal Bowersox

AMERICAN IDOL’S  CRYSTAL BOWERSOX With Special Guest Emily Elbert  Sunday, September 15 at 8pm Crystal Bowersox has made it her mission to live life and her music to the fullest. With a gentle warmth and wisdom well beyond her years, the consummate artist has an uncompromising vision of herself and her music that is refreshing […]

Fighting type 1 diabetes, 1 mile at a time!

Bethany Horne, from Fairfield, is participating in the Team JDRF Disney Marathon in January, 2014. She is taking on the Dopey Challenge and is running in honor of her nephew and our good friend, Hunter. The Dopey Challenge is a 4 day event consisting of a 5k, 10k, half marathon and full marathon – 48.6 […]

2013 Ride to Cure Diabetes

2013 Ride to Cure Diabetes

WANTED: Some passionate, determined people to hop on a bike and spin their wheels for the Ride to Cure Diabetes.  Riders from around the world take on two challenges: raising the money needed to fund research for better treatments and a cure for diabetes, and reaching a personal training goal to prepare for a destination […]