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Elite Ironman Triathlete Jay Hewitt Speaking In RIC March 15; You’re Invited To Meet Him

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Elite Triathlete Jay Hewitt

Jay Hewitt is the only athlete with Type 1 diabetes to qualify for the United States National Triathlon Team. Photo courtesy of empoweryourhealth.org.

Type 1 diabetes is a chronic disease with real life-threatening complications. But diabetes does not stop us from living, striving and thriving. In fact, the Type 1Ds that I’ve met are a motivated and active bunch of doers. I bet this guy could teach us all a thing or two about winning the race against diabetes?

Elite Ironman Jay Hewitt

Elite Ironman Jay Hewitt is coming to Richmond on March 15. RSVP to Amy Landing now if you want to get a seat. But you'd better hurry! Photo courtesy of Jay Hewitt's Blog.

Jay Hewitt has a vision. He’s driven to complete everything he begins, everyday. Jay is a dynamic speaker, successful lawyer and gifted triathlete. He doesn’t let anything slow him down or keep him from having a positive outlook on life. Not even diabetes. Listen to Jay’s own soundbite:

“I am an Ironman Triathlete, living with Type 1 diabetes since 1991. I started racing triathlons and marathons in 2000, just to prove that diabetes would not stop me. I was not very good, but I was relentlessly determined to get better, beat this disease. I love the pain of the training, the race, but especially The Finish Line.”

Jay Hewitt is the only athlete with Type 1 diabetes to qualify for the U.S. National Triathlon Team and he’s a motivational and inspirational speaker. You are invited to come meet him but you need to RSVP now to get your seat.

When: Thursday, March 15, 2012
6:00pm Reception and Dinner
6:30pm Program with Jay Hewitt

Where: Crowne Plaza Richmond West
6531 West Broad Street Richmond, VA 23230

Act Now!

RSVP by Friday, March 9th
Contact Amy Landing at alanding@insulet.com or (804) 317-4036

 

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Author: werthecure01

Diabetes doesn't define me; it inspires me to define the future for individuals living with autoimmune diseases like Type 1 diabetes. -- Mike Anderson, diagnosed 1998.

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