National Diabetes Awareness Month

Each November we take time to celebrate National Diabetes Awareness Month.  Please take time to share your passion for JDRF and T1D.  Take the time to educate everyone you know about type 1 and how JDRF strives to treat, cure and prevent T1D.  Share our emails and Facebook posts; direct friends and co-workers to our […]

Our #1 for November – Evan Van Vorhis

Evan was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 4. It was discovered after a steroids treatment for Asthma. Hours later Evan was extremely thirsty and running to the bathroom a lot. At naptime, I noticed her breath smelled like a banana. I instantly thought, “Is that Diabetes? I mean what are the chances she […]

Let’s Talk Turkey

A holiday centered around food could be a nightmare for anyone managing T1D. To help you navigate the coming food-filled holiday, we found a couple interesting articles.  First, there is a list of Dos and Don’ts that could make the holiday season a little smoother. Thanksgiving can also be a time when you can educate […]

T1D Vaccine?

Selecta Biosciences and JDRf have extended their joint research collaboration and added Sanofi as a partner in support of their program to develop immunotherapy for the treatment and prevention of the underlying cause of type 1 diabetes.  This ground breaking therapy is designed to reset the immune system and restore tolerance to substances (antigens) that […]

JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress application site remains open

JDRF is pleased to announce that applications for JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress are currently being accepted. JDRF Children’s Congress, our highest profile advocacy event, is held every two years in the nation’s capital. Next year’s event will take place from July 13 to 15, 2015. It will include more than 150 children, ages 4 to […]

CGM-Medicare Bill Introduced in House

JDRF Commends U.S. Representatives Reed, DeGette and Whitfield for Introducing Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Coverage Legislation JDRF commends U.S. Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY), Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Ed Whitfield (R-KY) for introducing legislation, H.R. 5644, the ‘Medicare CGM Access Act of 2014,’ calling for continuous glucose monitor (CGM) coverage by Medicare. This legislation (which now […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Martin Gilmore

Volunteer Spotlight: Martin Gilmore

Martin Gilmore and his wife Susan were Co-Chairs of the Piedmont Triad Hope Gala in 2013. Martin Gilmore is a focused professional and dedicated father who is “in the game” until JDRF has accomplished its vision of creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). Why JDRF? Martin’s daughter, Margaret, was diagnosed with T1D in 2007 […]

NEW! YouTube Channel

Visit the YouTube channel for our branch!  Click HERE to see our latest videos and share them with your friends.  Use the channel to educate your donors about JDRF and inspire them to support our mission…a world without type 1 diabetes.