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  • 164 Delegates, One Voice

    August 10, 2017

    The JDRF 2017 Children’s Congress Delegation was tasked with an important job: asking their Members of Congress to renew the Special Diabetes...

  • One Idea Can Make A Big Difference

    July 17, 2017

    As JDRF 2017 Children’s Congress approaches, it’s the perfect time to revisit how this groundbreaking type 1 diabetes (T1D) advocacy event came...

  • Lily & Henry: Taking on T1D Together

    July 7, 2017

    Lily Coan, a 13-year-old JDRF 2017 Children’s Congress Delegate, has some impressive advocacy efforts under her belt. She’s spoken about type 1...

  • Micah Kane Finds His Forever Family

    June 7, 2017

    Seventeen-year-old Micah’s greatest supporter is his family—and when you hear his story you’ll understand why. A Delegate for the JDRF 2017 Children’s...

  • My Greatest Supporters in the Senate

    April 27, 2017

    by Kelly DeSola When then 10-year-old  Carson Magee attended JDRF Children’s Congress in Washington, D.C. in July of 2013, he had no...

  • JDRF Statement on the Passing of International Chairman Mary Tyler Moore

    January 25, 2017

    Mary Tyler Moore won American hearts by portraying two famous television characters – Laura Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show and...

  • 2015 JDRF Children’s Congress changed my life

    August 19, 2015

    Of all the activities I have done with JDRF over the past seven years, none affected me as much as traveling to...

  • 2015 JDRF Children’s Congress Day Three Recap

    July 16, 2015

    After three days of advocacy, education and networking, the 2015 JDRF Children’s Congress is over. All 163 of our delegates and their...

  • Day one of 2015 JDRF Children’s Congress is a wrap!

    July 14, 2015

    This is Brian Herrick and Kady Helme reporting each day from 2015 JDRF Children’s Congress. Yesterday was a travel day for most...

  • Everyone Should Have the Best Diabetes Technologies

    June 17, 2015

    Read Annika’s bio I’ve known diabetes all of my life… I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 2006 when I...