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KSDK - November is National Diabetes Awareness month. It's a month set aside to recognize the accomplishments of people and families living with type 1 diabetes and to also raise awareness and support. Rebecca Short, 12, has type 1 diabetes. She and her mom Linda join Kay Quinn.

JDRF offers education, support and encouragement for adults and children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. To learn more about volunteer opportunties or their services contact JDRF at 314-729-1846 or at jdrf.org.