To educate, perform charitable services, provide scholarships and support research on a local and global level to enhance the quality of life for individuals living with asthma and diabetes.
A chronic disease that affects the airways (the tubes that carry air in and out the lungs). An asthmatic inside walls of airways can become inflamed. The inflammation makes the airways very sensitive, and when they react, they cause the airways to get narrower and less air flows through to the lung tissue.
Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy needed for daily life. There are two major types of diabetes, Type 1 (insulin not produced) and Type 2 (insulin not properly used).
vernon-eugene.org was established by the family and friends of Vernon Eugene Anderson (1973-2008) and
Vernon Eugene Shaw (1974-1995).
inform. involve. inspire.