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Interning in the JDRF Advocacy Office – Victoria’s Story

My name is Victoria Vorholt and I am excited to be interning with JDRF Advocacy this summer in Washington. I am from Louisville, Kentucky and I currently attend Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. I am majoring in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology and volunteer my time as an EMT. My future plans include attending medical school […]

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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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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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