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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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JDRF News

Clues to Early T1D Disease Process Found in Donated Tissues

Tissues donated to JDRF program allow better characterization of islet inflammation in T1D – a key understanding towards stopping the type 1 diabetes disease process.  Seven years ago, JDRF launched the JDRF Network for Pancreatic Organ Donors with Diabetes (nPOD) program to collect and characterize pancreata and related tissues from organ donors with type 1 […]

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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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JDRF News

Drug to Potentially Preserve Beta Cells Being Tested in Clinical Study

Years of JDRF-funded, promising basic research helped enable the first type 1 diabetes clinical study of a drug called imatinib – a milestone for JDRF’s Restoration Program. JDRF is funding a new, multi-million dollar clinical study of imatinib for the treatment of type 1 diabetes (T1D). Imatinib (brand name Gleevec®) is a drug currently approved […]

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Friday Five Blog

March 21, 2014

Hi everyone, Here are today’s top picks from around the community! Sick of Diabetes @EllaT1D wrote a new thread that anyone with T1D can relate to — being sick of diabetes. Show Ella she isn’t alone in what she is feeling. Share your experience. Diabetes Dad Hero Our newest member @jordan0082000, We salute you, all […]

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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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Advocacy Blog

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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