Saturday, August 28, 2010

Bid 4 A Cure 2010 starting 9/1/2010

Bid4aCure is a fund-raiser event, in its fourth year, that will be held this year in the month of September 2010. We raise money for diabetes research for member organizations of the International Diabetes Federation: Diabetes UK and the American Diabetes Association:

Information and receipts from all years' event may be found at: (click on the charity link at the bottom of the site.)

Our signature event: the Date Auction will be held at 1 PM SLT on September 26, 2010

Why Bid4aCure?

• Diabetes currently affects 246 million people worldwide and is expected to affect 380 million by 2025.
• In 2007, the five countries with the largest numbers of people with diabetes are India (40.9 million), China (39.8 million), the United States (19.2 million), Russia (9.6 million) and Germany (7.4 million).
• In 2007, the five countries with the highest diabetes prevalence in the adult population are Nauru (30.7%), United Arab Emirates (19.5%), Saudi Arabia (16.7%), Bahrain(15.2%), and Kuwait (14.4%).
• By 2025, the largest increases in diabetes prevalence will take place in developing countries.
• Each year a further 7 million people develop diabetes.
• Each year 3.8 million deaths are attributable to diabetes. An even greater number die from cardiovascular disease made worse by diabetes-related lipid disorders and hypertension.
• Every 10 seconds a person dies from diabetes-related causes.
• Every 10 seconds two people develop diabetes.
• Diabetes is the fourth leading cause of global death by disease.
• At least 50% of all people with diabetes are unaware of their condition. In some countries this figure may reach 80%.
• Up to 80% of type 2 diabetes is preventable by adopting a healthy diet and increasing physical activity.
• Diabetes is the largest cause of kidney failure in developed countries and is responsible for huge dialysis costs.
• Type 2 diabetes has become the most frequent condition in people with kidney failure in countries of the Western world. The reported incidence varies between 30% and 40% in countries such as Germany and the USA.
• 10% to 20% of people with diabetes die of renal failure.
• It is estimated that more than 2.5 million people worldwide are affected by diabetic retinopathy.
• Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of vision loss in adults of working age (20 to 65 years) in industrialized countries.
• On average, people with type 2 diabetes will die 5-10 years before people without diabetes, mostly due to cardiovascular disease.
• Cardiovascular disease is the major cause of death in diabetes, accounting for some 50% of all diabetes fatalities, and much disability.
• People with type 2 diabetes are over twice as likely to have a heart attack or stroke as people who do not have diabetes. Indeed, people with type 2 diabetes are as likely to suffer a heart attack as people without diabetes who have already had a heart attack.

Let's prove that Second Life is more than just a game. Help us stop the shots. Folks wishing to join in the date auction or host a syringe may contact Jocelyn Sands or Argus Collibngwood . Thanks to all !

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

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Mark on Drums with the Robots @ Elk Scorpio party!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

AC Argus-Eyed Amethyst Sparklies MAXI PACK copy/mod no transfer by Argus Collingwood - Second Life XStreet SL Marketplace

AC Argus-Eyed Amethyst Sparklies MAXI PACK copy/mod no transfer by Argus Collingwood - Second Life XStreet SL Marketplace

Wear these items to events, out dancing , to work out, as Jammies and for any casual party. The Ultimate pack with casual and dress-up possibilities galore. StringKini, MiNi Dress, Romper outfit, Trackie shorts & many skirt options.

*AC* Argus-Eyed Tantra Amethyst Sparklies MAXI Pack 22 items included All items are copy/mod and script-free. Looks great with Miel Moles [not included] that I got at the 2010 Shoe Fair Purrrrrfect for Kittens & a Walk on the Wild Side

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Please checkout my other items to complete your look. . Wear these to a club, to work, to a parade, to work out, on a Date for some fashion fun. Most designers would charge you at least $500L for this type of design, I'm offering it for $369L as an introductory pricing so you can checkout my lines. If you need any help adjusting any of my items don't hestitate to contact me. I'm happy to help!Mix and Match these items :-)

NOTE: THE ONLY THING ENCLOSED are the pants and tops, skirts jacket and Scarf No Skin, no hair, no shoes, no Jewelry, just clothes.The tops & pants come in two Layers in this pack. always, these items are Totally Tintable, Copy/Mod No Transfer The skirts are all script free and may be copied and modified to suit your needs. Also included are 2 Milia System skirts for lag free wearing & BONUS Tea-Length Couture Skirt, Ruffled and Beachtopper & 2 MiNi skirts.

For more looks please checkout my YouTube Channel.

Thursday, August 12, 2010