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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

'America's Oldest Teenager,' Dies at 82

Dick Clark died today, at the age of 82, after a massive heart attack. You may know that in 2004, he revealed that he had type 2 diabetes and that also in 2004 he had a stroke.  

Assuming that some people may wish to celebrate his life by make a contribution in his name, we list the following highly-rated charities that are involved with the prevention, treatment and cure of these diseases.

Stroke
Colorado Neurological Institute – 4 stars 
Adler Aphasia Center -3 
Courage Center – 3 

Diabetes
Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation -4 
Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi - 4 
Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation -3
Joslin Diabetes Center -3 
Kilo Diabetes & Vascular Research Foundation -3 
Sansum Diabetes Research Institute - 3 

Heart Disease
American Heart Association – 3 
Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation -3 
Texas Heart Institute -3

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