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University of Michigan supports the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes!

The University of Michigan Health System is a GOLD-LEVEL SPONSOR of the 2012 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's (JDRF) Ann Arbor-Dexter Walk to Cure Diabetes, which takes place on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2012 at Hudson Mills Metropark in Dexter.

Watch Nick Jonas's Video Invitation
(with celebrity guests) (5:10 minutes)

<- Click on the screen!

(Or watch the full-size video on YouTube)


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  • Select Team Type: Corporate/Organization
  • Choose Team Company: University of Michigan
  • Then click "Search for a Team" to find a team name to join and continue with your individual registration.

Full Registration Instructions:

Print  [PDF]   or   Watch a Tutorial  [Powerpoint]

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Can't walk? You can donate to any U-M team!

Please help us meet our goal to raise funds for research to cure type 1 diabetes. GOAL: $30,000 for diabetes research!

Learn more about Type 1 Diabetes and U-M's research to end it!

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2012 Dexter JDRF Walk
Corporate Chair

Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D.

Executive Vice President for
Medical Affairs and
Chief Executive Officer,
U-M Health System

2012 U-M JDRF Walk Physician Champions


Inas H. Thomas, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

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"Please join us at the JDRF walk on September 23 as we walk to raise money to find the cure for type 1 diabetes and, more importantly, to support our children and their families."


Ernesto Bernal-Mizrachi, M.D.

Larry D. Soderquist Professor and
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Adult Metabolism, Endocrinology
& Diabetes

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"As a researcher and physician who studies the causes and potential new treatments for type 1 diabetes, I appreciate your support of the JDRF Walk. Your donations bring us that much closer to finding a cure."


Walk Details:

Sunday, September 23, 2012
Hudson Mills Metropark
8801 North Territorial Road
Dexter, MI


(Enter off North Territorial Road. Volunteers will direct you to parking.)

8:30 a.m. - Check-in
9:30 a.m. - Walk begins (Rain or shine!)
11:30 a.m. - Closing ceremony

Walk route is 3.5 miles
Strollers, wagons, and dogs on a leash are welcome
(No bikes or rollerblades, please)

Enjoy morning refreshments, post-Walk snacks, entertainment,
children's activities, and a scenic stroll on paved, flat terrain featuring lagoons,
wildlife, and the Huron River.

For more information on the JDRF Walk:

Contact Michelle Eleby, 734/647-5075


DID YOU KNOW?      ?  ?  ?  ?

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation supports diabetes research at the University of Michigan by awarding U-M scientists with millions of dollars to study diabetes.