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Say hello to Karen, Advocacy Team Chair from Delaware!

Karen Woicekowski is the Advocacy Team Chair for JDRF’s Delaware Branch. She is connected to type 1 diabetes (T1D) through her father, who passed away from diabetes complications, and her son, Michael, who was diagnosed twenty years ago at the age of three. After her son was diagnosed, Karen’s family started fundraising for JDRF in […]

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Meet Rosemary, Eastern PA Advocacy Team Chair

Rosemary Fuller is the Advocacy Team Chair for JDRF’s Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter. Her connection to type 1 diabetes (T1D) is her now twenty-one-year-old son, Cameron, who was diagnosed on his seventh birthday. She turned to JDRF for support soon after moving to the United States from Scotland after Cameron had a frightening hypoglycemic episode. “It […]

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When JDRF Advocacy Volunteers Gather, Big Things Happen!

Excerpts from this blog were originally posted in the Spring 2014 edition of The Loop, a JDRF Volunteer Leadership Newsletter. JDRF Advocacy was proud to announce that on March 27, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a one-year extension of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP), at the current funding level of $150 million, as part […]

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