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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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Interning at JDRF Advocacy: Spring ’14 Edition

Each semester, JDRF Advocacy has between two and four interns working with us, learning how to advocate daily for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. As the Spring 2014 semester comes to a close, we are preparing to say goodbye to our current interns, but not before we ask them to reflect on their time with […]

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Friday Five Blog

March 14, 2014

Hello Friends! Here are our top five picks from around the community this week! Enjoy! Diabetes Camp D-camp season is right around the corner, reconnect with your camp mates or if you are scouting it out, ask some questions to people who have already experienced camp life. Join the Diabetes Camp Group. Pump Holiday
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February 7

Hello Friends! This week we had so many great new topics it was hard to choose just five! Here are our top picks! Teens and Stress Have you gone through high school with diabetes? Please share your experience with one of our teens who is having a hard time transitioning with being newly diagnosed, and […]

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Watch JDRF’s 2013 Children’s Congress Highlights!

Our JDRF Advocacy team is excited to share with you the 2013 Children’s Congress (CC13) Highlight Video. Not only can you watch the CC13 delegates in action during last summer’s main event, but also see their work in meetings up on Capitol Hill, a ‘Role Models in Diabetes’ town hall session, and ending with a […]

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January 31

Hello Friends, Today we bring you some really great posts in the Friday Five in case you missed them this week! Being Bullied If you have ever been bullied in school because you have diabetes, what steps did you take to handle it? @Wholockian14 is asking for advice in the Newly Diagnosed group. Runners If […]

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Today’s Top 5!

Hello Friends, Throughout the past week, we have had so many great conversations going on! Here are five picks you may have missed! Teen Support One of our d-moms has a 16-year-old daughter who is the only person with diabetes in her school and is going through a difficult time right now. If you live […]

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Advocacy Efforts Remain Critical to the Renewal of the Special Diabetes Program

We are more than halfway through January and we’d like to highlight all of the milestones of 2013 as we look forward to another big year for JDRF Advocacy in 2014. The second half of 2013 was a whirlwind for JDRF’s Advocacy team. It featured an outpouring of support for renewal of the SDP, starting […]

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New Year, New Beginnings

Happy New Year Everyone! Every year we make New Year’s resolutions, and for some of us it can be extremely difficult to do. Do you resolve to lose weight, eat a healthier diet? Get a new job? For those of us with T1D, a resolution may be as simple as changing a lancet or checking […]

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The Friday Five, Dec. 20

Welcome to the NEW home for TypeOneNation.org – same community as you know but now including new features to better your online experience. Since our launch as Juvenation on World Diabetes Day in 2008, we have worked to improve our online community each year. It’s through the feedback of TypeOneNation members that we are able […]

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