Type 1 Diabetes Awareness Day – in the City of Sanford

WHEREAS, In the United States Type 1 Diabetes impacts nearly 1.25 million American children and adults.

WHEREAS, Type 1 Diabetes, once known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin.

WHEREAS, Dancing for Diabetes is a 501(c)(3) whose mission is to spread awareness of the impact that type 1 diabetes has on more than a million American children and adults – and inspire those with Type 1 diabetes to enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle.

THEREFORE, be it resolved that I,  Jeff Triplett, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the City of Sanford, Florida I do hereby proclaim March 5, 2019 as Type 1 Diabetes Awareness Day in Sanford, Florida.