White House Honors Tidepool for Its Development of T1D Data Technology

New apps help simplify T1D management Tidepool™—a JDRF-supported nonprofit committed to reducing the burden of type 1 diabetes (T1D)—has received a White House Champion of Change Precision Medicine Award for its work to develop innovative, open-source software and mobile phone apps that help people with T1D better manage the disease. The technologies will provide tools […]

One Drug’s To-Do List Could Grow

An osteoporosis medication could help restore insulin production in people with type 1 diabetes Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is caused by an autoimmune attack on insulin-producing beta cells, but studies have shown that many adults with long-term T1D are able to maintain some of their beta cells. One potential approach to curing the disease is […]

2015 JDRF Children’s Congress Day Three Recap

After three days of advocacy, education and networking, the 2015 JDRF Children’s Congress is over. All 163 of our delegates and their families are traveling back to their home states and countries, spanning Alaska to Australia, having left an indelible mark on hundreds of Members of Congress. Yesterday morning, our delegates and their families got […]

2015 JDRF Children’s Congress Day Two Recap

After months of anticipation and a lot of hard work, we’re finally ready to storm Capitol Hill! Yesterday was the final day of preparation for our 163 delegates. Today, JDRF Advocacy staff gave region-specific training to our delegates on how to have the most impactful Hill visits possible. We want every Senator and Congressperson to […]

Back to School with JDRF

Back to School with JDRF

Now is the perfect time to not only educate new teachers/staff about T1D management in the classroom, but also to inquire about the school hosting a fundraiser to help JDRF fund research for type 1 diabetes (funds can even be directed to support your child’s walk team). Schools can host a sneaker sale campaign, hold […]

Are you a SOCIAL MEDIA expert?

We are seeking college students or young professionals to volunteer to help promote our JDRF One Walk through SOCIAL MEDIA channels (outside of Facebook and Twitter). We are looking for creative, innovative ways to engage the community and spread the word about the JDRF One Walk through different social media platforms. Time commitment: 2-3 hours/month.   […]

Grab Lunch at Erbert and Gerbert’s & Support JDRF!

Grab Lunch at Erbert and Gerbert’s & Support JDRF!

Erbert and Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop is partnering with JDRF for their Comet Cash campaign. From July 6 – 31, when you give a dollar Erbert and Gerbert’s will give you a dollar back in Comet Cash to use on your next visit. JDRF receives 100% of your donation! Visit one of the following participating stores: […]