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A pack of dads leads the way in diabetes fund-raising
above: geoff Kase
(first row, second from
right) and the Kase’s
Corner cycling team.
Geoff Kase has wanted a cure for
diabetes for as long as he can remember: Both
his father, Jim, and son, Aidan, 9, have type 1
diabetes. So to raise awareness of diabetes
and money for research, Kase called in some
fathers for reinforcement.
Kase, 46, of Berwyn, Pa., is the founder of
Kase’s Corner, a nonprofit organization and
team of cyclists ( kasescorner.org) working to
support people with diabetes. In 2007, Kase
first learned about the Tour de Cure® ride in
68 august 2012 Diabetes Forecast
“That’s what I like to call my get-up-off-
the-couch moment,” he says. “It wasn’t like I
wasn’t already engaged, because the moment
your son is diagnosed, you’re all over it.