Thousands Will Raise Millions For Diabetes Research

September 22, 2000

NewYork-Presbyterian Co-Chairs the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International’s “2000 Walk to Cure Diabetes”

WHAT: The New York Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International’s “2000 Walk to Cure Diabetes”

WHO: Dr. Herbert Pardes, President and CEO, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Co-Chairman of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International’s “2000 Walk to Cure Diabetes”

Dr. Robin Goland, Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and Co-Director of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

WHEN: Sunday, September 24, 2000 Check-in 9:00 a.m. Start 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Start/Finish: Battery Park in lower Manhattan; walk of 12 kilometers (7.2 miles). The Walk will include crossing the Brooklyn Bridge.

Join Drs. Herbert Pardes, Robin Goland and the expected 12,000 walkers in support of the New York Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International’s “2000 Walk to Cure Diabetes.” Diabetes affects more than 16 million Americans, and recent reports indicate that diabetes is becoming an epidemic. Unfortunately anyone can get this disease, which kills one American every three minutes. Currently there is no cure. Dedicated centers like the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center of Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital will continue conducting critical diabetes research through grants supported by funds raised this Sunday.

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