TYPE 1 DIABETES CAN KILL
THE FACTS -- TYPE 1 DIABETES KILLS @Daniifoundation #Danii danii.org.au
Type 1 diabetes is the fastest growing chronic disease in Australian children -- it can and does kill too many • There are 150,000 Australians with Type 1 Diabetes and with five new cases every day Australia has one of the highest rates in the world 80% of Type 1 Diabetes sufferers have NO family history Type 1 Diabetes is where the body doesn't make insulin due to pancreas damage from the body's own auto immune system Type 1 Diabetics at risk of "Dead in Bed" -- sugar levels drop fatally while they're asleep. Constant monitoring is key but technology currently is very expensive and needs to be govt subsidised Danii Meads-Barlow Foundation helps offset cost of critical continual monitoring equipment to help Type 1 Diabetics take control. Danii Meads-Barlow Foundation is working to bring to market an alarm device to alert parents and carers for help before it's too late High profile Australian actor Justin Melvey is the First Celebrity Ambassador for Danii Meads-Barlow Foundation, raising awareness of Type 1 Diabetes Danii Meads-Barlow Foundation @Daniifoundation working hard to help Type 1 Diabetics and families There is currently no cure nor prevention for Type1 Diabetes Type 1 Diabetics often need 8-12 finger pricks a day to monitor their blood glucose levels.
Please donate now, and help those with type 1, and their carers, sleep safely at night. http://danii.org.au/donote
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