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  • FDA Welcomes Teen Perspective During Children's Congress

    July 11, 2019

    What would intimidate even the most seasoned speakers had little impact on the three teens who met with the Food and Drug...

  • JDRF and Youth Delegates Urge Senators to Continue Support of Type One Diabetes Research

    July 10, 2019

    In a packed U.S. Senate hearing room, JDRF Children’s Congress Delegates, medical leaders and celebrities today shared the personal, critical need for...

  • Celebrities Connect with Youth at the Children’s Congress 2019

    July 10, 2019

    “When your sugar is low, do you have trouble remembering your lines?”  “How do you keep your devices on when you are...

  • 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...