Michelle Crouse, of the JDRF Alabama Chapter, has been a caring volunteer, a dedicated advocate, and, quite literally, the calm in a storm. Now her 13-year-old son Cameron, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age two, is taking up the family tradition with his own volunteer and advocacy work.
Linda Wright has been a teacher, a salesperson and manager in a marketing company, and now a chef and the owner of her own catering business. She says, “Volunteering with JDRF incorporates all those professions.”
Save the Date! Registration for the Ride To Cure Diabetes opens in January 2014. The dates are: Burlington, Vermont: July 24-27, 2014 La Crosse, Wisconsin: August 14-17, 2014 Lake Tahoe, California: September 5-8, 2014 Nashville, Tennessee: TBD Death Valley, California: October 16-19, 2014 Tucson, Arizona: November 20-23, 2014 We look forward to seeing you there!!
When Kevin Wehrenberg became concerned about the media’s portrayal of type 1 diabetes (T1D) during the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, he contacted the Los Angeles Chapter, wanting to discuss the issue. The chapter’s executive director was impressed and soon asked Kevin to join the local Board.
Step into the shoes of someone living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for one day in an eye-opening text campaign made possible through the generous support of Lilly Diabetes. In just a single day, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the challenges people with T1D face. Sign up today, or any day in November, and […]
Celebrate the 12th year of the JDRF Holiday Program. With your help and support the JDRF Holiday Greetings Card program has raised in excess of $2 MILLION towards much needed research for a cure for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). Please click here for more information.
We are happy to announce the return of the Discover 2% matching program. Discover will match 2% of all donations made to JDRF using a Discover Card from September 1, 2013 through January 31, 2014. Over the past 14 years, Discover has been a valued supporter of JDRF. The Walk program has been the primary […]
To learn about JDRF research advances, please click the following link. Top 10 Advances FY2013 Handout
Upon diagnosis with type 1 diabetes (T1D), the disease immediately teaches you that your pancreas isn’t just this corn on the cob–shaped organ sitting behind your stomach. The insulin produced by this organ is crucial to metabolizing food, feeding your cells, and keeping you alive. When you’re diagnosed, you learn how to test your blood […]