Congratulations Berkeley! Our 2015 Children’s Congress Delegate!

Berkeley was diagnosed with diabetes in 2004, at the age of 5. Along with working to find a cure for diabetes, she enjoys traveling, volunteering (especially at the local hospital), baking, dance, and being class president at her high school. She loves science and dreams of going to Stanford and becoming a doctor.  Berkeley has […]

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 […]

Amplify Austin is Coming Up

And here’s EVERYTHING you need to know! Amplify Austin happens between 6PM on March 5th and 6PM on March 6th – that’s 24 hours of giving! Afraid you’ll be busy? Schedule your gift TODAY and it will be posted on our Amplify website during Amplify day. Want to help? Create your personal fundraiser by March […]

A song worth more than a listen

Korn releases exclusive download to benefit T1D research What can one voice raised against type 1 diabetes (T1D) do? If you’re Jonathan Davis, lead singer of acclaimed rock band Korn, one voice can reach millions to help people living with T1D. Jonathan’s young son, Zeppelin, was diagnosed with T1D just over a year ago, and […]

Apply Today for the 2015 Children’s Congress!

JDRF is pleased to announce that applications for JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress are currently being accepted. JDRF Children’s Congress, our highest profile advocacy event, is held every two years in the nation’s capital. Next year’s event will take place from July 13 to 15, 2015. It will include more than 150 children, ages 4 to […]

CGM-Medicare Bill Introduced in House

JDRF Commends U.S. Representatives Reed, DeGette and Whitfield for Introducing Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Coverage Legislation JDRF commends U.S. Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY), Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Ed Whitfield (R-KY) for introducing legislation, H.R. 5644, the ‘Medicare CGM Access Act of 2014,’ calling for continuous glucose monitor (CGM) coverage by Medicare. This legislation (which now […]

TypeOneNation Online Registration!

#TypeOneNationTexas is THIS SATURDAY! Online registration will close at midnight on Thursday, June 19th.After that point, registration will be accepted in-person on Saturday, June 21st. Get your tickets TODAY!