Yamin known for his hit song Wait For You has type 1 diabetes and is currently a Global Ambassador for the Inspired by Diabetes (IbD) program and its Creative Expression Competition.
The competition, being held now through January 31, 2008, is asking people with diabetes to express how the disease has impacted their lives through art, essay, poetry, photography, and music entries.
Yamin is excited to hear and connect to the creative stories of his fellow pumpers.
Yamin says, Itll be really cool to see a painting or hear a poem based on someones battle with diabetes. If I entered the contest I would definitely chose to write a song because art isnt really my thing. But I can draw some pretty good stick figures!
And the contest has another sweet side to it.
For every entry submitted, money will be donated by the competition sponsor to the International Diabetes Federations Life for a Child Program, which provides diabetes care for children in developing nations.
For more info on the contest visit inspiredbydiabetes.com.
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