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  • Teachers with T1D Talk Back-to-School

    July 31, 2020

    Three teachers with type 1 diabetes (T1D) share their perspectives about back-to-school, including their biggest concerns and what they want parents to know.

  • Back-to-School with Diabetes: What the Experts Say

    July 24, 2020

    Healthcare and education professionals share what parents and educators need to know for a return to school during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Myth vs. Fact: COVID-19 Can Trigger Diabetes

    July 21, 2020

    It’s been around the news: COVID-19 might trigger diabetes, at least in some people. That’s what several JDRF-funded scientists posit. But let’s look at the evidence.

  • DIY Summer Camp at Home

    July 13, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic shuttered most camps for the summer. But with a little creativity, T1D families can enjoy a bit of the summer camp experience at home.

  • Coping with T1D During Stressful and Uncertain Times

    June 10, 2020

    Expert advice from a Licensed Professional Counselor who also lives with T1D.

  • Navigating the Psychosocial Impacts of T1D on Children During Quarantine

    June 2, 2020

    Becky Lois, Ph.D., discussed how parents can help children cope with the psychosocial challenges of living with T1D during quarantine.

  • Dr. Jane Buckner Discusses Hydroxychloroquine T1D Prevention Study

    May 28, 2020

    Details about the TrialNet study, including why Hydroxychloroquine, and the status of subject participation.

  • Medtronic Panel Discusses Supporting T1D Community During COVID-19

    May 14, 2020

    During a recent JDRF Facebook Live event, a panel of leaders discussed Medtronic’s efforts to support the T1D community during the pandemic.

  • Quarantine Life: How Some T1D Families Are Coping

    May 13, 2020

    How a few JDRF families have been managing the challenges of working from home while home schooling during the pandemic, and their messages of hope for the T1D community.

  • Dr. Carla Greenbaum Talks about T1D TrialNet During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    May 7, 2020

    Carla Greenbaum, M.D., chair of TrialNet—an international JDRF-supported network that is dedicated to finding cures for type 1 diabetes (T1D)—and a professor...