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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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Life with T1D

Remembering Will Hauver

By Lyndall Hauver (As Told to JDRF) Today we are mourning the loss of our son, Will Hauver, who died earlier this month. Will was an amazing person. In 22 short years he touched so many and made the most incredible friendships and relationships with pretty much everyone he met. He was funny, so positive and […]

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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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JDRF News

New Study Finds Certain Gut Bacteria Changes May Promote Development of Type 1 Diabetes

Study suggests these changes may play a role in triggering the disease and speeding its development In the largest longitudinal study to date, researchers at Harvard, MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have identified a link between changes in gut bacteria and onset of type 1 diabetes (T1D). Previous studies have identified this possible link but […]

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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

June 20, 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. Diabetes Camp Diabetes camp season is here! Which one are you or your child going to? Talk about it […]

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Advocacy Blog

A Different Morning Routine Compared to Last Summer, But a Similar Theme

Each summer, the JDRF Advocacy office has 3-4 interns helping advance our mission and learning all they can along the way. This summer, we have three ladies with us, all from different backgrounds and stories. First up – Mia! Take it away Mia! As one of the many interns that flood D.C. each summer, I […]

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Friday Five Blog

June 13, 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! Dual Diagnosis Meet new member @MizzEma, and read her double diagnosis story. Let’s send her some TypeOneNation support! Insulin […]

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