Linda Wright has been a teacher, a salesperson and manager in a marketing company, and now a chef and the owner of her own catering business. She says, “Volunteering with JDRF incorporates all those professions.”
A clinical study published in PNAS provides further proof-of-concept that beta cell encapsulation holds real promise for making islet implantation a viable therapy for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D).
When Kevin Wehrenberg became concerned about the media’s portrayal of type 1 diabetes (T1D) during the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, he contacted the Los Angeles Chapter, wanting to discuss the issue. The chapter’s executive director was impressed and soon asked Kevin to join the local Board.
Step into the shoes of someone living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for one day in an eye-opening text campaign made possible through the generous support of Lilly Diabetes. In just a single day, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the challenges people with T1D face. Sign up today, or any day in November, and […]
JDRF is kicking off National Diabetes Awareness Month by turning the Empire State Building blue! On the evening of November 1—T1Day—New York’s iconic landmark will blaze blue to promote diabetes awareness and show support for the 366 million people worldwide living with both type 1 diabetes (T1D) and type 2 diabetes. Awareness for T1D doesn’t […]
JDRF is making tremendous strides in type one diabetes (T1D) research with the support of our donors. The investments we’ve made in T1D research give us a clear vision for the future: a world without T1D. In this world: Children with T1D and their parents sleep through the night without fear An intelligent pump eliminates […]
We are Team Scott-Mullen, The Briggs Street Cruisers!!!! Team Scott-Mullen stands for Trenton Scott and Madeline Mullen. They are direct next door neighbors who live on Briggs Street! They were diagnosed within 6 months of each other. What are the odds?!?!? Trenton was diagnosed at the age of 2, just a couple of weeks before […]
Our son, Wyatt was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at the age of 17 months. It was tough to poke his little fingers and inject 5 insulin shots into his little body daily. It was also quite a challenge managing a toddler’s food intake. Wyatt has been wearing an insulin pump since he was […]
My name is Chris Dunn. My husband, Bob, and I have four children. Our oldest child, Nolan, was diagnosed with T1D (type 1 diabetes) when he was two years old. We have been living with T1D for over seven years. During that time, our family team has been actively involved in the JDRF Walk to […]