Life with T1D

Coping with Distress and T1D – A Facebook Live Event

Distress and type 1 diabetes (T1D) go hand-in-hand far more often than we would like to admit, whether you have a disease yourself or if you are the parent, partner, spouse, or general caregiver of the person living with T1D. Learning to manage distress alongside T1D can be challenging, but it is possible. JDRF hosted a […]

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Tackling T1D Together

Crystal Cowart’s son, Jordan, was diagnosed with T1D three months ago at age 13. JDRF had the pleasure of hearing Crystal’s inspiring story about how her family, friends and community have come together to help their family after Jordan’s diagnosis.   What’s the story of how Jordan was diagnosed with T1D? Jordan was 13 when he […]

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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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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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Redefining the Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes

Updated criteria could open new possibilities for intervention before symptoms appear JDRF is leading a pertinent discussion in the diabetes field about what defines a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes (T1D). At the 14th Annual Rachmiel Levine Diabetes and Obesity Symposium today, Richard Insel, M.D., JDRF’s chief scientific officer, reviewed evidence supporting the need to […]

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