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Hi Lili Hi Lo

Musings about Life and Lili, who was Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in June 2006

Updated: 2017-09-30T22:11:55.822-07:00


If The Grinch Had Diabetes


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Traveling Diabetes Exhibit Hits a Vein


DIABETES: A DEEPER LOOK TOURING EXHIBITWILL HELP EDUCATE MILLIONS ABOUT DIABETESExhibit to Open in Detroit on December 5 Before Embarking on Three-Year U.S. Tour Nearly 24 million Americans are living with diabetes, including an estimated 5.7 million who remain undiagnosed. Beginning this fall, a new touring exhibit called Diabetes: A Deeper Look will help to educate the American public about

Help Pets with Diabetes!


Oregon JDRF Walk 09!


We had a great day at the walk yesterday! This was our tent, we had a Pippi Longstocking theme and asked everyone to wear two different socks. It was a ton of fun, and we surpassed our team fundraising goal, which was very exciting. Thanks everyone who joined us yesterday!

JDRF Walk Team Tshirts Hot off the Press!


Went to see the first strike-offs of the new t'shirt design at Abra Kazam and they are gonna be awesome! Again a HUGE thanks to Amy Ruppel for her magnificent design. I can't wait to wear it! We are also printing a few special edition canvas tote bags that will be given as prizes, so crank up that fundraising and you might be the lucky winner!

Babystar sells Sneakers for a Cure!


sample sale at baby star on 9/25 from 9am-2pm!please join us for our big blow-out sample sale this friday, september 25th! we will have amazing prices on our amazing baby star clothing and accessories and other brands are joining the fun too ... bunk bots, eleven collection shoes, hula mula, knuckleheads, picaflor kids and simple star sample salefriday, september 25th9am - 2 pm1801 nw

Seaside Stop & Go's Sell Sneakers for a Cure!


Two Stop & Co Convenience Stores in Seaside Oregon have "stepped up" to sell sneakers for a cure for our JDRF walk team! If you are heading out to the beach, make sure to stop in and say hello and buy a sneaker!There are two locations1625 N Roosevelt Dr860 S Roosevelt DrThanks Stop & Go!!!

Westmart Sells Sneakers for a Cure


Westmart market in Westport, Oregon is selling sneakers for the JDRF and team Hi Lili Hi Lo. We drove out to visit them today and were excited to see their wall of sneakers growing! They sold 10 while we were there, and hope to sell about 100 more over this busy labor day weekend holiday. Lili counted about 150 on their walls, and added one of her own as well.If you are heading out to Astoria on

NWIBL Hits Home Runs for a cure!


The Northwest Independent Baseball League and the MOSA Umpires have joined Hi Lili Hi Lo in our fundraising efforts this year. NWIBL pledged to donate $10 for every homerun hit this season and they hit 24 out of the park! The umpires also got into the game after they met and talked with Lili, and made a generous donation of their own. Pictured here are some of the illustrious home run hitters and

Hi Lili Hi Lo 09!


Our new team t'shirts designed by the fabulous Amy Ruppel, portland artist and designer who graciously designed our shirts for us this year. This lovely shirt can be yours if you join our team and raise $50The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes in Portland is on October 4th at Oaks Park. To join or donate to our team please click on the links on the right side of the page.We hope you will join us again

JDRF Children's Congress meets the President!


click here to see the CC09 delegates and President Obama. My delegate is at the very beginning smiling at the camera.We plan to keep up the momentum and plan some exciting meetings here in Oregon for the Promise to Remember me Campaign in August. If you have not yet signed up to be a mobile advocate click on the handy link to the right and join all of us who want a cure for type 1

JDRF Children's Congress Day 3


Updating this post with a great link to the senate hearing and some here for the PR Newswire testimony coverage.Mary Tyler Moore spoke candidly about how her eyesite has been drastically comprimised due to complications from type 1, and Sugar Ray's "No Mas" speech was incredibly moving. Nick Jonas was compelling and quite brave to speak openly about his frustrations about having type

JDRF Children's Congress 2009 Day 2


Well, it was quite an eventful day at Children's Congress! The kids were all taken to the white house this morning to meet the President and were surprised with a guest appearance by Nick Jonas! A rock star and a world leader - how will I ever top that next summer! There is an article on the people website that talks a little about this eventIn addition to that we were all invited to hear

JDRF Children's Congress Day 1


Just turning in from our first day in DC for the JDRF Children's Congress. We learned about a half an hour ago that the 150 children delegates will get to meet and take a picture with President Obama tomorrow morning. This is a really amazing suprise and everyone is very excited about it!The photo is of the kids rehersing the Promise to Remember Me song to sing on the steps of the capital on

off to JDRF Children's Congress!


We are off to Washington DC to represent Oregon at the 10th JDRF Children's Congress. We are so excited to get this opportunity to make a difference and to be able to speak about why we feel it is so important to continue to fund research and programs to help find a cure for type 1 diabetes. It will be three years for L on June 26th. Can't think of any better place to be than in DC for this event

Growing up Again with Mary Tyler Moore


Mary Tyler Moore's new book Growing Up Again: Life, Loves, and Oh Yeah, Diabetes, will be in book stores March 31st. It is sure to raise much needed awareness about type 1 diabetes. She is donating all the author's proceeds from book sales to the JDRF. Thanks Mary!She will be appearing in these shows:March 24th - Late Night with David LettermanMarch 31st - Good Morning AmericaApril 2nd - The

The 2009 DiabetesMine™ Design Challenge


The 2009 DiabetesMine™ Design ChallengeWelcome to the 2009 DiabetesMine™ Design Challenge, an online competition to encourage creative new tools for improving life with diabetes.Do you have an idea for an innovative new diabetes device or web application? This is your chance to win up to $10,000 to realize your design concept, and potentially help transform life with diabetes for millions of

Adopt Jacop the Diabetic Cat!


We met Jacob at the Oregon Humane Society today. Jacob has diabetes and we hope we can find a home for him. Here is the link to how to adopt or sponsor him:Name: Jacob Code Number: 72222 Date Available: 12/7/2008 Adoption Fee: $35Breed: Domestic Short Hair/Not Specified Pattern: Brown Tabby Color: Brown Tabby/WhiteGender: Male Age: 10 Yr Weight: 15.0625 lbs. Location:

JDRF Children's Congress 09


We have great news to share! Liliana was selected to represent Oregon in Washington DC this June as part of a 150 member Children's Congress!She wrote an essay addressing several required topics and was selected out of 1500 applicants. She will attend meetings with our Senators during a "hill blitz" and experience advocating for a cure for type 1 diabetes in our nations capitol. We are all amazed

JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes PSA 2008


New Hi Lili Hi Lo Tshirt Design


This is our new special edition Hi Lili Hi Lo t-shirt! It was designed for Lili by the ever talented Raina Telgemeier, illustrator of the Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novels! It is a drawing of Stacey, a character in the books, who also has type 1 diabetes.These will be made for the kids on our team only, or you can buy one for a $10 donation.How cool is that!

Swim Party Fundraiser!


A site for sore eyes


We have had a rough quarter. Lots of high numbers, lots of bounces and swings, it has been so frustrating for L. Well, we got a clue as to why at clinic last week. I have been so proud of her doing her own shots, but apparently she does them in the same place everytime and has made the sites so lumpy that she has become a bit insulin resistant.Mystery solved, she is now struggling with lows while



Check out this great auction for the JDRF! I learned about it this weekend at the Oregon Diabetes Educators conference. I went to volunteer for our chapter of the JDRF and met some interesting people. An educator told me about this auction put on by best selling author Brenda Novak.Happy Bidding!

Hillary's Stem Cell Promise


April 11, 2007, Washington, DC - The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the world's largest charitable funder of type 1 diabetes research, praised today's historic vote in the U.S. Senate to expand federal funding for embryonic stem cell research with the passage of S. 5, the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007. This bill was Vetoed by President Bush. Twice. Today I went to a town hall