FACT: Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S.


There are many videos on Diabetes.  Here are few videos that we hope will encourage and inspire you all to donate, share stories, and bring awareness to others about Diabetes.

FACT:  Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S.

Senator Jeanne Shaheen and Defense Tackle Vince Wilfork of the New England Patriots Team Up to bring awareness on Diabetes!

FACT:  Every 17 Seconds someone is diagnosed with Diabetes

Singer, Songwriter Nikki Lang speaks out about Diabetes

FACT:  Diabetes kills 4,000,000 people every year around the globe and is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S.

Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers brings awareness about Diabetes!

FACT:  There is an emerging global epidemic of diabetes that can be traced back to rapid increases in overweight, obesity and physical inactivity.

Senator Shaheen Speaks about Diabetes - Miranda is mentioned in video!

Senator Shaheen urged the FDA to issue clear and reasonable guidance on the artificial pancreas, a medical technology that has the potential to help millions of Americans living with Type 1 diabetes.

FACT:  Lack of awareness about diabetes, combined with insufficient access to health services, can lead to complications such as blindness, amputation and kidney failure.

An Inspiring True Story - Sam's Story

Sam is a Type 1 Diabetic and diagnosed July 1, 2008 at 15 years old. She is raising money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) so that one day a cure can be found.

Interview with Bret Michaels about Diabetes

Bret Michaels discusses growing up with diabetes, tests his blood sugar on air, and shares his story of living with diabetes everyday.

Diabetes and Hollywood

It is truly surprising how many of the celebrities we read about each day have Diabetes!

FACT:  The cost of caring for someone with diabetes is $1 out of every $5 in total healthcare costs.


On February 17, 2007 Miranda Maria Leavitt passed away from complications with Diabetes. A year later, the communities in the Mt.Washington Valley of New Hampshire and Miranda's hometown friends and family in Fryeburg,  Maine supported the efforts and started The Miranda Leavitt Diabetes Fund.

Miranda Fund, c/o Memorial Hospital Foundation
3073 White Mountain Highway
North Conway, NH 03860

ph: 603-986-5939

Click here to donate directly to the Miranda Leavitt Diabetes Fund