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  • #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 Family Means

    November 15, 2018

    More than turkey or football, Thanksgiving is about taking the time to reflect on what you are thankful for. Hannah Vester and...

  • 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...

  • Walking, fundraising and taking part in research

    November 27, 2017

    The Schuh family of Minneapolis, MN, makes a difference for T1D Jadah and Susie Schuh talk about what it means to participate...

  • A recipe for a biological insulin pump

    November 22, 2017

    Nina Funa, Ph.D., University of Copenhagen, is seeking the right steps and ingredients to make the best insulin-producing cells Over the past...

  • 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,...

  • Coping with Stress as a T1D Parent

    November 14, 2017

    Jodi Riseberg was used to worrying about her three kids, but when her daughter Lily was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D)...

  • A multifaceted T1D champion

    November 13, 2017

    Dr. Jennifer Sherr’s type 1 diabetes diagnosis in childhood inspired her to become both a doctor and a researcher, caring for kids...

  • What causes type 1 diabetes?

    November 7, 2017

    T1D has genetic, environmental and immune components Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disease in which a person’s pancreas stops producing...