Rockin’ the Cure

Noelle Buckwalter rocks. And this  year, as the JDRF Gala Fund-A-Cure Ambassador, she is going Rock the Cure. Noelle was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) on May 31, 2013 – a day she and her family will never forget. At 10 years of age Noelle had to come to terms with the word “forever”. […]

Merrill Lynch Goes Bowling to Strike Out Diabetes!

Thirty Merrill Lynch employees from Allentown, Bethlehem, Scranton, State College, Wilkes Barre, and Williamsport converged in State College on March 26th to strike out type one diabetes (T1D).  The group bowled for a cure at Northland bowl to raise money for T1D research and support the Central PA T1D community. Organized by Matthew Shetler of the […]

Running for T1D is a Family Affair

The Gray family has found a passion for running, and has turned that passion into a family activity that has a positive impact for the son Rylan, who has type one diabetes (T1D). Through their running they raise awareness and funds for T1D, all while staying healthy and doing something together as a family. Team […]

T1D Spotlight – Leah

A Guest Post by Stephanie Libhart Leah was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) when she was three years old. Because we, her parents, did not know the signs of T1D, we almost lost her. Luckily her grandfather, a respiratory therapist, recognized the sweet smell on her breath. He saved her life. Had she not made it to the […]

Meet a JDRF Mentor

A Guest Post by Linda Goles-Long It is almost impossible to remember life before Friday, July 17, 2009, when our 2 year old son, Ryan, was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). We didn’t know the first thing about T1D nor did we know anyone who had it. It was devastating, frightening and absolutely overwhelming. We […]

JDRF FY2014 Annual Report Released

Thanks for making the 2013-2014 a great year for JDRF and the type one community in Central PA! Many exciting things have happened this year in T1D research, and the Central PA Chapter of JDRF raised $1.3 million to support this research. We couldn’t have done it without you! Check out the full Annual Report

Father and Son Share in T1D Experiences

Guest Post by Jeremy Bouse I’ve been a type one diabetic almost 18 years. Zander has been a type one diabetic 1 1/2 years. When Zander was diagnosed with type one diabetes (T1D) I already had 5 summers in volunteering at T1D camps for kids 8 to 18. Even though I had more than enough experience […]