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  • Multiple Benefits of Screening For Beta Cell Autoimmunity in Children

    February 19, 2019

    Normally, our immune system ignores our body’s own safe cells and attacks only dangerous foreign cells. But our bodies create autoantibodies—antibodies against...

  • JDRF Young Adult Conference Speaker on NBC’s Titan Games

    January 17, 2019

    Chris is an an elite Powerlifter, entrepreneur, model and motivational speaker. He’s also been living with type 1 diabetes for nearly a decade. Chris will be speaking in Dallas at the JDRF Young Adult Conference on March 30-31, 2019.

  • #imthetype takes National Diabetes Awareness Month 2018 by Storm

    December 5, 2018

    This November, the T1D community spread the word about what it means to live with type 1 diabetes (T1D) using #imthetype in...

  • What type are you?

    October 31, 2018

    There’s more than one way to get involved with JDRF. Check out these four passionate JDRF supporters who have found their own...

  • Teaching Type 1 Diabetes this November

    October 31, 2018

    For anyone living with or caring for someone with type 1 diabetes (T1D), educating is something you do throughout the year because...

  • JDRF’s Leadership Role: Top-Line Research at ADA’s Scientific Sessions

    June 29, 2018

    People with type 1 diabetes (T1D) have to live with it 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a...

  • From Classroom to Cure

    June 1, 2018

    At JDRF, research is everything. And, thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are able to fund research that brings better...

  • Deciding Whether to Screen for T1D

    November 20, 2017

    In September, Lori Bae’s three-year-old daughter Kenzie woke up complaining of a stomach ache. Instead of improving over the next few days,...