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Mina D Jewelry Supports the American Diabetes Association

At Mina D Jewelry we are strong supporters of various charities we are strongly connected to.  November is the month of Diabetes Awareness, Designer Mina Deutsch has a strong personal connection to this disease as her grandmother battled this disease for over thirty years, passing away three years ago. Today her father is a among those calling themselves Diabetic and taking twice daily blood tests and insulin injections. The American Diabetes Association : Their Mission:  To prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

In memorium of her grandmother Jeni Weiss, Mina designed a bracelet to raise awareness to this disease. Throughout the month of November, Mina D Jewelry will donate 15% of the sale of anything from our Red Hot Collection and our Smoky Grey Collection to The American Diabetes Association. In addition 15% of the sale of the Jeni Bracelet will be donated to the association any time it is purchased, through out the year !

Let’s help stop this disease and make a difference in the lives of millions suffering, some statistic ;

Diabetes Awareness Bracelet by Mina D

Diabetes Awareness Bracelet by Mina D

Overall Numbers, Diabetes and Prediabetes

  • Prevalence: In 2012, 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population, had diabetes.
    • Approximately 1.25 million American children and adults have type 1 diabetes.
  • Undiagnosed: Of the 29.1 million, 21.0 million were diagnosed, and 8.1 million were undiagnosed.
  • Prevalence in Seniors: The percentage of Americans age 65 and older remains high, at 25.9%, or 11.8 million seniors (diagnosed and undiagnosed).
  • New Cases: The incidence of diabetes in 2012 was 1.7 million new diagnoses/year; in 2010 it was 1.9 million.
  • Prediabetes: In 2012, 86 million Americans age 20 and older had prediabetes; this is up from 79 million in 2010.
  • Deaths: Diabetes remains the 7th leading cause of death in the United States in 2010, with 69,071 death certificates listing it as the underlying cause of death, and a total of 234,051 death certificates listing diabetes as an underlying or contributing cause of death.

Diabetes in Youth

  • About 208,000 Americans under age 20 are estimated to have diagnosed diabetes, approximately 0.25% of that population.
  • In 2008—2009, the annual incidence of diagnosed diabetes in youth was estimated at 18,436 with type 1 diabetes, 5,089 with type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes by Race/Ethnicity

The rates of diagnosed diabetes by race/ethnic background are:

The breakdown among Asian Americans:

  • 4.4% for Chinese
  • 11.3% for Filipinos
  • 13.0 for Asian Indians
  • 8.8% for other Asian Americans.

The breakdown among Hispanic adults:

  • 8.5% for Central and South Americans
  • 9.3% for Cubans
  • 13.9% for Mexican Americans
  • 14.8% for Puerto Ricans.
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Mina D Jewelry supports BCRF with our Wear Pink Jewelry

At Mina D Jewelry we are a strong supporter of the http://www.bcrfcure.org , we have designed a Rose Quartz  Sterling Silver Ribbon Bracelet exclusively for this foundation. This bracelet is available year round on our website and we will donate 15% of the sale of the bracelet to the foundation. For the month of October we will donate 15% for anything pink purchased on our website. Yes, any piece of jewelry that is pink, any shade of pink, including earrings, necklace and bracelets. This is a great time of year to get that piece of jewelry you had your eye on and feel good about it. As you are helping an extremely important foundation.

We hope you take this opportunity to do something so important for conquering this disease and helping save lives.

About BCRF

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation is a nonprofit organization committed to achieving prevention and a cure for breast cancer. We provide critical funding for cancer research worldwide to fuel advances in tumor biology, genetics, prevention, treatment, metastasis and survivorship.

 

 

BCRF is the highest rated breast cancer organization in the U.S. with an A+ rating from Charity Watch and 4 out of 4 stars from Charity Navigator.

Since our founding in 1993 by Evelyn H. Lauder, BCRF has raised more than half a billion dollars for lifesaving research. Through a unique and streamlined grants program, we seek out the brightest minds in science and medicine and give them the necessary resources to pursue their best ideas. As a result, researchers are able to make discoveries and design new approaches to address all aspects of breast cancer—and do so in record time.

 “Our goal is to accelerate the breakthroughs bringing us closer to a cure to speed up the progress that will improve survivorship and quality of life for breast cancer patients today.” – Myra J. Biblowit, President & CE

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Baby Mina D Collection

Introducing the Baby Mina D Collection !

Your precious little one can now wear the couture Mina D Collections as well  ! Sterling Silver Braclelets with charms, Sterling Silver & Red Coral Bracelets.

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Mina D Jewelry a proud supporter of CCFA

CCFA the Chrons & Colitis Foundation of America -

with every purchase of this $ 70- Amethyst & Sterling Silver Bracelet – 15% will be donated to CCFA -

to learn more about the CCFA- please visit CCFA.ORG

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