Marie Youssefirad has established a non-profit organization to bring awareness to Type 2 diabetes. Her husband, Fariborz, died from the illness that he was unaware he had. The organization will sell license plates to support an educational and scholarship program. Chimacum and Port Townsend students are creating designs for the plates and members of the community will vote on their favorites in January. (Jeannie McMacken/Peninsula Daily News)

Marie Youssefirad has established a non-profit organization to bring awareness to Type 2 diabetes. Her husband, Fariborz, died from the illness that he was unaware he had. The organization will sell license plates to support an educational and scholarship program. Chimacum and Port Townsend students are creating designs for the plates and members of the community will vote on their favorites in January. (Jeannie McMacken/Peninsula Daily News)

Widow forms foundation to teach how to prevent Type 2 diabetes

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