Volunteer Spotlight: Debbie Newman

A Generational Force In 1983 when Debbie Newman and her husband Dr. Stephen Newman first received then five year old daughter Emile’s type one diabetes (T1D) diagnosis, they were frightened but also familiar with the lifestyle. “T1D care has changed dramatically since I watched my father sterilize his glass syringes by boiling them in a […]

Superheroes of T1D – Elana Deardorff

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Every few days during the month, we will be bringing you the Superheroes of T1D.  All photos are of children and adults with type 1 diabetes, living in Central Pennsylvania. Photographs courtesy of: Corinne Trively Photography

Superheroes of T1D – Jessica Oser

Jessica, of Mechanicsburg, PA has type 1 diabetes. So does her dad. She wears a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system. A tiny sensor is inserted under her skin to check glucose levels in tissue fluid. The sensor stays in place for several days to a week and then must be replaced. A transmitter sends information […]

Superheroes of T1D – Dan Hayward

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Every few days during the month, we will be bringing you the Superheroes of T1D.  All photos are of children and adults with type 1 diabetes, living in Central Pennsylvania. Photographs courtesy of: Corinne Trively Photography

Superheroes of T1D – Lauren Savidge

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Every few days during the month, we will be bringing you the Superheroes of T1D.  All photos are of children and adults with type 1 diabetes, living in Central Pennsylvania. Photographs courtesy of: Corinne Trively Photography

Volunteer spotlight: Kevin Wehrenberg

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.

Where Are They Now?

Children’s Congress is not only JDRF’s flagship advocacy event, it is one of the largest advocacy events in our nation’s capital. More than 1,000 kids and teens have served as delegates. Many of them are now all grown up and changing the world in their very own ways.

The Plan to Turn Type One into Type None

Together we Can Turn Type One into Type None JDRF has a Plan to Change the Future JDRF has recently unveiled its plan to turn Type One into Type None.  JDRF is the only global organization with a strategic research plan to end T1D. But we need YOU to help us turn this plan into […]