This Week at JDRF

Walk Registration is OPEN! walk.jdrf.org Sunday, October 27th The Domain Alterra Parkway, Austin, TX, 78758 It is never too early to register for our upcoming Walk and start fundraising! Volunteer at The One Party April 26th Hyatt Lost Pines Come volunteer at our newest event – The One Party – One day you’re bound to […]

2013 Ride Venue Webinars

The JDRF Ride Department is excited to announce that we will be providing Ride Venue webinars for the 2013 season. This is a great opportunity to hear more detail about your ride venue of choice, specific course information and overall ride day logistics. This opportunity will not only help better prepare you for ride day, […]

LifeScan OneTouch® Verio®IQ Recall!

Please read this important recall announcement: http://www.investor.jnj.com/releaseDetail.cfm?ReleaseID=750655 For more information about this recall and to make arrangements for a replacement meter, please contact Lifescan at: 1-800-717-0276 and visit: www.onetouch.com.

Redesigning Carbs: T1D and Celiac Disease

By Lindsey Bewley McCann Counting carbohydrates is second nature to most people who live with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Gauging grams of carbohydrates and translating the information into insulin calculations needed to cover them—it all becomes pretty routine. But what about the approximately 10 percent of people with T1D who also suffer from celiac disease? […]

Something Fishy about Omega-3s and Heart Health, Researchers Say

Lots of people with—and without—type 1 diabetes (T1D) are increasing their consumption of certain kinds of fish, such as salmon and mackerel, as well as taking fish oil supplements, to gain the reputed health benefits associated with the omega-3 fatty polyunsaturated fatty acids (“omega-3s”) contained in these foods and supplements. Well, here’s some news to […]

Happy Holiday Advice for Parents

The holidays usually mean lots of changes in your normal routine—changes in eating habits, activities, stress levels, and surroundings, among others. When you have a child with type 1 diabetes (T1D), these changes require extra careful planning, but with a positive attitude and some practical tips, you can still have a wonderful holiday season.