Our #1 for May – Devyn Hunsaker

Devyn was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on July 12, 2010 at the age of 3½. She had been really thirsty, but I attributed it to the fact that I had just introduced her to lemonade and it was a hot summer. She also had a few accidents at naptime at daycare, which was very […]

Two-year $300 Million Special Diabetes Program Extended

In an overwhelming vote, the U.S. Senate approved a two-year extension of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP)—an initiative that accounts for roughly one-third of all federally-funded type 1 diabetes (T1D) research in the United States. “JDRF staff and our network of advocacy leaders and passionate volunteers all across the U.S. work tirelessly every day to […]

Our #1 for April – Jackson Hulse

Hi, my name is Jackson Hulse. I turn 8 on April 15th. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on February 12, 2014, a little over a year ago. Before I was diagnosed, I was really thirsty all the time and having to use the restroom more than I normally did. My Grandma noticed these […]

Your design can supercharge T1D research

Kids, start your sketching! Children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), ages 5 to 18, are encouraged to let their imaginations race for the checkered flag in the 2015 Race Car Design Contest for JDRF, hosted by Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire and Auto Centers. From now until March 12, children can submit their JDRF-inspired race car […]

DexCom CGM System to Offer Real-Time Glucose Data Sharing

DexCom CGM System to Offer Real-Time Glucose Data Sharing

DexCom G4® Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitoring System with Share Allows Users to Wirelessly Transmit Blood-Glucose Data and Alerts to Up to Five “Followers” in Real-Time    Medical device manufacturer DexCom is rolling out the first FDA-approved continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system that allows real-time sharing of blood-glucose data. The DexCom G4® Platinum Glucose Monitoring System with […]

Meet Kimberly Roosevelt: JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress Chair

It is JDRF Advocacy’s great honor to announce that Kimberly C. Roosevelt, of Dallas, Texas, will serve as chair of JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress to be held in Washington, D.C., this July. Kim, a prominent JDRF Advocate and volunteer leader, and mother to 13-year-old Elizabeth who lives with type 1 diabetes (T1D), will welcome more […]

Investigating the Role of Regulatory T Cells in T1D

A video explains a potential new immune therapy in the words of the T1D investigator and one of the clinical study participants JDRF Research in the Field spoke to the lead investigator, Dr. Stephen Gitelman at the University of California San Francisco’s Children’s Hospital, who enrolled 14 people recently diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) […]

JDRF Newsletter Archive

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Our #1 for March – Nicole Rollins

Hi, my name is Nicole Rollins. I am 22 years old. I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on March 22, 2014, almost a year ago now. About a month prior to my diagnosis I suffered from severe thirst, hungry, loss of weight, and I used the restroom a lot.  10 days before getting diagnosed, […]

Scholarships for those with Diabetes

Every year thousands of students managing type 1 diabetes go to college.  Here are some resources to help those students find scholarships and other resources to make college a little easier. JDRF is funding four scholarships for those outstanding college students managing type 1 diabetes.: The JDRF Medical/Research Scholarship ($1,000) will be awarded to a student […]