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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

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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Advocacy Blog

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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Advocacy Blog

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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T1D Tuesday

The Savvy Diabetic – A Survival Guide

Joanne Laufer Milo was diagnosed with T1D over 49 years ago and she’s written about her amazing journey in a new book, The Savvy Diabetic: A Survival Guide. Joanne discusses this week with the TypeOneNation community her diagnosis, provides her advice on living with T1D, shares her involvement with JDRF and gives two things that […]

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Friday Five Blog

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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Friday Five Blog

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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