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  • 8 Year-Old from Midlothian to Represent Virginia at JDRF 2017 Children's Congress

    July 11, 2017 • Central Virginia Chapter

    Joshua Davis, 8 of Midlothian has been chosen by JDRF, the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, to...

  • Meet Ellie, Central Virginia's 2019 Children's Congress Representative

    June 3, 2019 • Central Virginia Chapter

    Meet Ellie, Central Virginia’s 2019 JDRF Children’s Congress representative! Ellie was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at age 6 and is...

  • Chesterfield, VA Elementary School DE-FEETS Type 1 Diabetes

    December 4, 2015 • Central Virginia Chapter

    In November, O.B. Gates Elementary School hosted a JDRF Kids Walk  where their students got to learn about all types of diabetes, healthy...

  • Students with Diabetes 2016 Internship Program

    November 30, 2015 • Central Virginia Chapter

    For more information click here. Apply TODAY! Deadline is December 15 The Students with Diabetes Internship Program™ will coordinate 6-12 week summer...

  • 2014 Burlington, VT Ride to Cure Diabetes

    September 2, 2014 • Central Virginia Chapter

    The intrepid Central Virginia Ride to Cure team set off on another challenge ride in July to raise money for juvenile diabetes...

  • Volunteer Spotlight: The Paquette Family and Trey’s Avengers

    August 27, 2014 • Central Virginia Chapter

    Many dedicated teams and individuals are preparing for the 18th Annual Richmond JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes on Sunday, September 14. We...

  • Volunteers "weather" challenges at 2013 Tucson Ride to Cure Diabetes

    June 4, 2014 • Central Virginia Chapter

    Central Virginia Tucson 2013 Ride to Cure Diabetes team, led by Coach Matthew Majikes (bottom right).   By Cindy Proctor Saran wrapped...

  • Local Volunteer Spotlight: Lisa Taylor

    April 30, 2014 • Central Virginia Chapter

    By Cindy Proctor   Lisa Taylor’s JDRF story starts in Queens, NY when her daughter was diagnosed with T1D at the age...

  • Dance for a Cure!

    November 26, 2013 • Central Virginia Chapter

    By Cindy Proctor, JDRF blogger Alpha Gamma Delta recently held its annual SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE competition with the proceeds...

  • Study Shows Promise for Implantation of Encapsulated Islets

    November 4, 2013 • Central Virginia Chapter

    A clinical study published in PNAS provides further proof-of-concept that beta cell encapsulation holds real promise for making islet implantation a viable therapy for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D).