Check out this resume: Founder of Zip the Cure, JDRF Youth Ambassador, Walk to Cure Diabetes participant, Trial Net liaison, Promise to Remember Me Campaign advocate, JDRF Children’s Congress delegate, and regular public speaker on living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It’s hard to believe that someone could offer so much before the age of […]
Michelle Crouse, of the JDRF Alabama Chapter, has been a caring volunteer, a dedicated advocate, and, quite literally, the calm in a storm. Now her 13-year-old son Cameron, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age two, is taking up the family tradition with his own volunteer and advocacy work.
During November, JDRF will celebrate a number of important annual events, including T1Day (November 1), World Diabetes Day (November 14), and the month-long National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM). Here are some ways that you can get involved! NDAM Coloring Contest Download this coloring sheet and design it to show what life without T1D would be […]
We are happy to announce the return of the Discover 2% matching program. Discover will match 2% of all donations made to JDRF using a Discover Card from now through January 31, 2014. Over the past 14 years, Discover has been a valued supporter of JDRF. Please remember to use your Discover Card when making […]
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 […]
A free type 1 diabetes (T1D) screening will be available at Blank Children’s Hospital Endocrinology Clinic for those who have a close relative with T1D. These screenings may determine the risk of developing T1D. Siblings, children or parents who are 1 to 45 years of age may be screened, as well as half-siblings, cousins, uncles, […]