Tour de Cure coming up

      The Tour de Cure is coming up in Birmingham, with people riding to raise money for the American Diabetes Association. {}The event is Saturday, May 18, 2013 at St. Vincent's 119.According to the web site for the event:
      • 25.8 million Americans have diabetes.{}
      • 79 million Americans have pre-diabetes.{}
      • 1 in 3 children born today will develop diabetes in their lifetime if current trends continue{}
      • The total annual economic cost of diabetes in America is estimated to be $174 billion.{}
      Tour de Cure is..
      • The largest cycling event for diabetes in the country{}
      • 60,000+ participants nationwide{}
      • Has 86 events in 43 states{}
      The American Diabetes Association is..{}
      • Nation's leading 501(c)3 nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy{}
      • Founded in 1940{}
      • Serves hundreds of communities across the country{}
      • Mission: to prevent and cure diabetes and improve the lives of all people affected by the disease{}