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Check out the NEW JDRF Advocacy Website

There’s quite a bit going on here in the JDRF Government Relations office in Washington, DC! Earlier this week we blogged [fix link] about how we would be sharing some facts, figures and images highlighting the benefits of the Special Diabetes Program on our Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest pages.  We’ll continue posting these pieces for […]

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JDRF Advocacy on #DSMA Radio

In case you missed it, I wanted share with you a recording of a weekly online radio show broadcast by Diabetes Social Media Advocacy Live (DSMA), where yours truly was invited to talk about our advocacy efforts. I had a great time talking with Cherise Shockley, the founder of DSMA, and one of the co-host […]

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Government Day Coverage Summary

Later this week I’ll provide my final thoughts on what we accomplished at this year’s Government Day event.  It was, in many ways, a truly profound experience.  The perspectives of our attendees have already started to roll-in.  I’d like to thank everyone for taking the time to chronicle their experience. Below is my curated list […]

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Watch the Blogger Roundtable Video

Our Government Day event is winding-down today in Washington, D.C. It’s been an inspirational four days, which we’ll be chronicling in some detail starting tomorrow. One of the event highlights was our roundtable with the diabetes bloggers in attendance.  We had a great discussion about a broad range of topics, from how to use social […]

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January Blog Highlights

Welcome to a new year at JDRF Advocacy! We started 2011 off with a bang by kicking off our 2011 New Member Outreach Initiative (NMOI). If you have a newly elected Member of Congress, here is your chance to meet with them to talk about important type 1 issues! Click here to find out why […]

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Open Government Day

Each year in February or March, we hold a four day conference called ‘Government Day’.  Yes, I know it’s a bit of a misnomer, but bear with me.  The main audience for this event is our group of advocate leaders from across the country that coordinate our efforts in their chapters, states, and/or regions.  Our […]

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