NYTimes.com > New York Region Jennifer S. Altman for The New York Times Sydney Davis, left, and Daniel Rosen of North Caldwell, N.J., with their bracelet, which reads, "Cure Diabetes Today." They have sold 10,000 of them. ARTICLE TOOLS Printer-Friendly Format Most E-Mailed Articles Reprints & Permissions Single-Page Format 1.
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Propaganda: Military's Information War Is Vast and Often Secretive Advertisement An Illness, a Bracelet, a New Hit By MARC SANTORA Published: December 21, 2004 Correction Appended For Sydney Davis, breakfast comes with a blood test and an insulin dose. So do lunch, dinner and every snack in between. In fact, for as long as she can remember, every bite of food has come with a possible consequence.
Sydney, 12, of North Caldwell, N.J., who was found to have diabetes when she was in kindergarten, does not complain. But she is doing something about it. Inspired by the wildly popular yellow wristbands promoted by Lance Armstrong to raise money for cancer research, Sydney thought, "Why not do something similar for diabetes research?" With the help of her friend Daniel Rosen, 13, also a ... more. less.