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  • Insulin Affordability Matters: Advocating to Make Insulin More Affordable for All

    November 14, 2019

    More than 1.25 million Americans live with type 1 diabetes (T1D), and this number continues to grow. They need insulin several times...

  • Helping Kids Talk T1D with Peers: CDE Offers Expert Tips

    July 16, 2020

    Shaina Hatchell discussed her children’s book “Shia Learns about Insulin," and how it can help normalize conversations about T1D for kids.

  • A Guide to Summer With Type 1 Diabetes

    June 24, 2020

    Summer is in full swing and that means a few extra things to think about when it comes to managing type 1 diabetes (T1D). Our guide is here to help!

  • JDRF’s One Night: The Power of Us Is Unstoppable

    June 23, 2020

    One Night. One Community. One Purpose: to show the world the undeniable power of people living with T1D.

  • The JDRF Journey: Where It All Began

    May 4, 2020

    Fifty years ago, two mothers came together to make the world a better place for their children and for other people burdened with type 1 diabetes.

  • JDRF-Beyond Type 1 Alliance Announce Global Covid-19 Prevention Guidance Campaign

    April 28, 2020

    The JDRF-Beyond Type 1 Alliance has brought together leaders of the international diabetes community to create recommendations to curb the spread of Covid-19 and keep people with diabetes as safe as possible during the global pandemic.

  • How 3 Organizations are Fighting COVID-19

    April 22, 2020

    Three organizations—an academic institution, a non-profit and a company—are working to understand the prevalence, outcomes and risk factors for contracting COVID-19. By...

  • JDRF Spokesperson Lauren Cox #3 in WNBA draft

    April 20, 2020

    Lauren Cox was 7 when she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D). She was 12 when she finally beat her father...

  • Type 1 Diabetes Experts Unite In Virtual Summit for Families

    April 20, 2020

    JDRF partners with Carb DM to make event a reality A long-running California type 1 diabetes (T1D) event can now be attended...