I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at age 11, shortly after starting the sixth grade. The diagnosis only exacerbated the feelings of being unsure of yourself that come with making the transition from elementary to middle school. While I was fortunate enough to have friends and teachers that did their best to understand […]
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Recent Community News
Hello! My name is Analeigh Hughes and I’m one of the JDRF Advocacy Interns for the spring 2018 semester! I’m finishing up my sophomore year at the University of Maryland, College Park where I’m majoring in multiplatform journalism and minoring in public leadership. I’m originally from Rockland County, New York, but I’ve quickly grown to […]
Hi everyone! My name is Ashlyn Donohue and I am originally from a small town in New York called Pearl River, which is just 45 minutes outside of Manhattan. Currently, I am a junior at The George Washington University majoring in biology and minoring in public health and emergency health services. In my spare time, […]
Randall Barker, the Advocacy Team Chair (ATC) of the West Texas Plains region and a member of the Greater Arlington and Fort Worth Chapter, knew a bit about JDRF as someone living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), but was not involved much in the way of advocacy following his diagnosis over 26 years ago. When […]