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  • Advancing Type 1 Diabetes Research

    March 16, 2018

    The mood was celebratory. The miles covered considerable. The mission remains as urgent as ever. Hailing from all 50 states, 180 JDRF...

  • To D.C. with Love: Thanking Congress for Raising Awareness for the Special Diabetes Program

    March 9, 2018

    For decades, JDRF has led the fight in the nation’s capital to advocate for research funding on behalf of the type 1...

  • The Fight for the Special Diabetes Program Continues

    January 26, 2018

    Join JDRF and tell Congress to enact a full, two-year renewal of the SDP now. JDRF is extremely disappointed that Congress did not renew the...

  • Join JDRF in Advocating for the T1D Community

    September 21, 2017

    JDRF is constantly working to ensure the needs of the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community are heard loud and clear by Members...

  • JDRF Advocacy in Action: Government Day 2017

    April 10, 2017

    From February 26 to March 1, 225 grassroots advocates from across the United States traveled to Washington, D.C., for JDRF 2017 Government...

  • What Makes JDRF Advocates Stand Out on the Hill?

    March 15, 2016

    They keep coming back They put their day-to-day lives on hold to attend JDRF Government Day because they see the bigger picture—they...

  • Sharing Personal Stories Is What It’s All About

    March 14, 2016

    That is the message heard loud and clear at JDRF 2016 Government Day. What is JDRF Government Day? It’s an annual gathering...