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Interning in the Advocacy Office – Jeffrey’s Story

My name is Jeffrey Peterson and I am thrilled to be working in the JDRF Advocacy office this summer! I am from Burlington, Vermont and attending The George Washington University. I am a rising sophomore majoring in Political Communications with a double minor in Public Health and Political Science. I spend a lot of my […]

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Life with T1D

When Our Greatest Supporters Are Our Greatest Motivators

Jackie Giovanoni, who was working as a Lilly sales representative when her husband was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D), is motivated by him to stay involved, help fight for a cure and support the T1D community. “We’re one another’s greatest supporters. He recognizes that his health is important not only to him but to […]

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Life with T1D

A JDRF Love Story

Things you might expect to find at a JDRF support group: information, mentoring, type 1 diabetes (T1D) toolkits and connection with the broader T1D community. Things you might be surprised to find at a JDRF support group: your future spouse. JDRF prides itself on being a full-service organization for people with T1D and their loved […]

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Advocacy Blog

What the 21st Century Cures Act Means for Type 1 Diabetes

An ecosystem that supports innovation—including federal regulatory, reimbursement and research policies—is critical to the success of JDRF’s mission. For many years, JDRF has worked with key decision makers and staff within the Federal Government to foster an environment that will help advance type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Specifically, our regulatory efforts are focused on ensuring […]

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JDRF News

The Serious Side of the Flu for People with T1D

By Steven Griffen, M.D., VP Translational Development The flu can increase the risk of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), a serious acute complication of type 1 diabetes (T1D) that results from too little insulin   DKA is normally seen in states of prolonged fasting or starvation.  The body shifts metabolism from primarily using glucose to using an […]

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Friday Five Blog

August 29, 2014

Check out this week’s top five picks from around the TypeOneNation community, and join the conversation with other members and be sure to share it with your friends on Twitter and Facebook too. JDRF News
 JDRF partners with Beta-O2 Technologies to develop a novel implantable encapsulation device for T1D – [Read More] Cheerleading/Tumbling @AbbisMommy03 asks […]

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Friday Five Blog

August 15, 2014

Check out this week’s top five picks from around the TypeOneNation community, and join the conversation with other members and be sure to share it with your friends on Twitter and Facebook too. JDRF News
 Potential Breakthrough in Encapsulation Technology JDRF-funded researchers develop novel method of protecting islets for implantation into people with type 1 […]

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Friday Five Blog

August 8, 2014

Hi Everyone, Here are today’s top five picks this week from around the TypeOneNation community! Please join the conversation with other members and be sure to share it with your friends on Twitter and Facebook too! Football @laurie23662 is looking for other parents of children, or people who play tackle football and whether or not […]

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Friday Five Blog

Aug. 1, 2014

Check out this week’s top five picks from around the TypeOneNation community and join the conversation with other members.  Be sure to share it with your friends on Twitter and Facebook too! Painful CGM Sites @jfarmer uses a CGM and would like to know if others have ever had very painful sites before and what […]

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