Millions of people are living with diabetes. Though no cure yet - supporters are raising funds to help find one.
"I really didn't want to believe it. It was so shocking at first, " said Dharma Lawson.
A year ago Dharma Lawson was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
"I was one of those kids that loved food," said Lawson.
With a change in her diet and support from her family - Dharma says she's fighting it.
"It's important for people to know that there is help out there and that they're not by themselves," said Ramona Thurder.
Supporters gave more than $45,000 in donations.