Hi, all! I’m Amanda Bethel, and I’m a Metro-Detroit native pursuing my BA in Political Science/Pre-Law at Michigan State University. My blood runs green for my school – but with a little extra sugar. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) during my sophomore year of high school, following a scary transition from being […]
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Recent Community News
Arielle and her father, Lawrence, each have type 1 diabetes (T1D). Arielle was diagnosed at age four and a half, her father at 25. With Father’s Day coming up, we invited Arielle and her dad to sit down and chat about life with T1D, and how they’ve been each other’s greatest supporters. Lawrence, tell […]
Moms are the best. They do anything for their kids. But when the child has a chronic disease, “anything” takes on a whole new meaning. I’d like to say that I knew all my mother did for me growing up, especially as one of the only type 1 children in our community. I can say […]
Crystal Cowart’s son, Jordan, was diagnosed with T1D three months ago at age 13. JDRF had the pleasure of hearing Crystal’s inspiring story about how her family, friends and community have come together to help their family after Jordan’s diagnosis. What’s the story of how Jordan was diagnosed with T1D? Jordan was 13 when he […]