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In loving memory of our smiling angel, Kennedy Marie Canzoneri
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Team KenCanz has teamed up with "Jenna's Hope" to support JDRF!














The challenge they set themselves - to raise money for JDRF and to walk - is modest compared to the daily challenges of life with T1D, which involves a 24/7, unrelenting cycle of blood sugar testing and insulin injections to manage the disease.  Jenna knows this challenge all too well.  T1D never takes a vacation or a night off.  Jenna checks her blood sugar 10-12 times every single day of her life.  She must wear her insulin pump 24/7, 365 days every year, until a cure if found!

Money raised by Team KenCanz for JDRF will go to "Jenna's Hope" in loving memory of Kennedy.

Team KenCanz is proud to be able to support Jenna and her family.








General Diabetes Facts
Diabetes is a chronic, debilitating disease affecting every organ system. There are two major types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which a person's pancreas stops producing insulin, a hormone that enables people to get energy from food. Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which a person's body still produces insulin but is unable to use it effectively.

 
 
 
Facts about JDRF
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) is the worldwide leader in funding research to cure type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease that strikes children and adults suddenly and lasts a lifetime. JDRF is the leading funder and advocate of type 1 diabetes science.
 
 
 
Research Funding Facts
JDRF's mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. JDRF is also committed to developing new and better treatments that improve the lives of people with type 1 diabetes in the near term and keep them healthy while we advance toward a cure.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jenna is a sweet girl from Coatesville ~ a daughter, a sister, a cheerleader, an ambassador, a warrior - who has been battling Type 1 Diabetes for 5 years now. 
Jenna was diagnosed with T1D on February 10, 2011 at the age of 4.
She is a brave little girl with a big heart, a big smile, big dreams, and a big challenge.
Her motto is "T1D Doesn't Stop Me!"but unfortunately, that is not always true.


Her team, "Jenna's Hope" is a team of family & friends (much like Team KenCanz) who fundraise tirelessly for a cure!

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