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2,500 help diabetics in Tour de Cure ride

171 bicycle teams raise more than $1 million

The American Diabetes Association's Saratoga Tour de Cure
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
The American Diabetes Association's Saratoga Tour de Cure
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Cycling long distances with diabetes is no easy task. For riders like Kaileigh Moore, real-time awareness of blood-sugar levels is crucial on 25-mile-plus jaunts that can precipitously cut glucose numbers that must be replenished at a moment’s notice. “Normal people can go out with just their shoes and bike,” said the 22-year-old Saratoga Springs native, now living in Lake Placid. “I have to go out with [energy gel] packets and juice boxes.” The hope is ...

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June 3, 2013
10:06 p.m.

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I had the honor and privilege of being the Master of Ceremonies and guest DJ at this year's event. The entire ADA Team was a pleasure to work with and were grateful for every penny raised.
Around 2:00 in the afternoon, the skies opened up with rain and lightning leading us to run for cover. Nonetheless, I can't thank the hundreds of riders and volunteers enough for their heartfelt efforts.
Joe Kelleher
Candidate for Schenectady City Council