Merrillville, IN – 1/11/12 – Ian McFadden, President & CEO of Methodist Hospitals, will be recognized as Outstanding Chair by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for Chairing the 2011 Northwest Indiana Walk to Cure Diabetes. Ian McFadden, along with other top captains in Northwest Indiana, will be recognized during the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Awards Banquet on Thursday, January 12, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville, Indiana.
More than 1,500 walkers representing local corporations, families, schools, and other organizations joined together for Northwest Indiana’s Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) 12th annual Walk to Cure Diabetes, on Sunday, October 16, 2011at Wicker Memorial Park.
Methodist Hospitals’ joined hundreds of other people representing dozen of companies in the area committed to the Walk and accelerating research to find a cure for diabetes. Insulin is life support, not a cure, and research is the only answer for as many as 3 million Americans suffering from type-1 diabetes and its complications.