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Cameron a Promise Veteran #ThrowBackThursday

Cameron doesn’t need much in the way of an introduction, so without further ado, meet Cameron! Hi. My name is Cameron Crouse, I am a thirteen years years old and I live in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. I was diagnosed with type one diabetes (T1D) a month before my third birthday. After my diagnosis in May of […]

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A Look Back on FY13 and a Look Forward to FY14

Here in Washington, D.C., the temperature may finally be warming up, but our national political climate has been heated for what seems like the entire 2013 fiscal year.  Partisanship continues to rule the day on Capitol Hill, and so during the final hours of 2012 we were elated when Congress agreed to JDRF’s top legislative […]

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We Heart YOU!

Advocates, here we are, February 14, Valentine’s Day! Happy Valentine’s Day to you and to your #1! Here on the JDRF Grassroots team, we wanted to make sure you felt the love we exude for you today. We wanted to make sure you knew just how much we appreciate, love, adore, admire and genuinely like […]

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#JDRFac2012: Cure T1D!

#JDRFac2012 is a blog series to prepare JDRF’s ‘All for 1’ Annual Conference attendees for their time on Capitol Hill, and to educate you as readers on why JDRFers will be on the Hill on your behalf and how you can help. We’re back from Memorial Day but I’ll be honest, I could have hung […]

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#JDRFac2012: Treating Type 1 Diabetes…

#JDRFac2012 is a blog series to prepare JDRF’s ‘All For 1’ Annual Conference attendees for their time on Capitol Hill, and to educate you as readers on why JDRFers will be on the Hill on your behalf and how you can help. Hope you all are getting ready for Memorial Day! Before you head out […]

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#JDRFac2012: Preventing Type 1 Diabetes!

#JDRFac2012 is a blog series to prepare JDRF’s ‘All For 1’ Annual Conference attendees for their time on Capitol Hill, and to educate you as readers on why JDRFers will be on the Hill on your behalf and how you can help. Last week, I shared with you the monetary investment made into in T1D […]

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JDRF Press Release Thanks Congress

Check out the official thanks from JDRF to Congress for its support of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP). Some great highlights on why the SDP is important to T1D and how Congress is supporting it. You can also thank Congress by visiting our call-to-action page and send a quick email to your Members of Congress. […]

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#JDRFac2012: Partners for the Cure

#JDRFac2012 is a blog series to prepare JDRF’s ‘All For 1’ Annual Conference attendees for their time on Capitol Hill, and to educate you as readers on why JDRFers will be on the Hill on your behalf and how you can help. In June, JDRF’s chapter staff and volunteer leaders will converge on Washington, D.C. […]

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JDRF Advocacy on #DSMA Radio

In case you missed it, I wanted share with you a recording of a weekly online radio show broadcast by Diabetes Social Media Advocacy Live (DSMA), where yours truly was invited to talk about our advocacy efforts. I had a great time talking with Cherise Shockley, the founder of DSMA, and one of the co-host […]

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