Blog

  • We have a New Teen Meetup Group!

    November 4, 2019 • Westchester/Fairfield/Hudson Valley Chapter - Norwalk

    Teenage years can be a tough time, and diabetes brings extra challenges. The Teen Meetup Group provides teens, ages 13-18, an opportunity to...

  • Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Ride to Cure Diabetes season!

    November 2, 2019 • Westchester/Fairfield/Hudson Valley Chapter - Norwalk

    JDRF is grateful for your support. It’s hard to believe that the last Ride of the FY20 season just wrapped up! We...

  • Youth Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Jade Gorman

    October 26, 2019 • Westchester/Fairfield/Hudson Valley Chapter - Norwalk

    Hello my name is Jade Gorman and I was diagnosed with Type One Diabetes 2-1-2018. This summer I attend the Friends for...

  • Why I Walk: MacKenzie Wilson

    October 21, 2019 • Westchester/Fairfield/Hudson Valley Chapter - Norwalk

    It was Thanksgiving 2014. Dylan was just a few weeks shy of his first birthday. My husband, Ryan Sult, and I were...

  • Bronx Zoo Day hosted by new SEAD Program

    October 14, 2019 • Westchester/Fairfield/Hudson Valley Chapter - Norwalk

    Guest blog post from our friends at the Fleischer Institute for Diabetes and Metabolism at Montefiore-Einstein Medical Center. This past July at...

  • Support JDRF during National Diabetes Awareness Month!

    October 2, 2019 • Westchester/Fairfield/Hudson Valley Chapter - Norwalk

    November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Be T1D Champions, All Day, Every Day. It’s an opportunity to raise funds and awareness in...

  • Why I Walk: Duobetic Siblings

    September 23, 2019 • Westchester/Fairfield/Hudson Valley Chapter - Norwalk

    It was Sunday, October 28, 2012. My son, Dan, was 9 years old and in 4th grade.  We had a busy weekend...

  • Back to school tips from a seasoned T1D student

    September 18, 2019 • Westchester/Fairfield/Hudson Valley Chapter - Norwalk

    by Will Berkley, diagnosed at age 3 Now that it is time to go back to school, it is important to remember...

  • One big SHOE helping to find a CURE!!!

    September 9, 2019 • Westchester/Fairfield/Hudson Valley Chapter - Norwalk

    When facing big things in the world, it’s easy to feel like there is nothing you can do about them. That’s how...

  • Why I Walk - Team Sugar Shakers

    September 1, 2019 • Westchester/Fairfield/Hudson Valley Chapter - Norwalk

    Hi, my name is Ava and I am 12 years old. My experience with T1D began about 3 years ago. My family...