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  • Going Blind at the Age of 25 Led Me to True Vision

    November 4, 2019 • Greater Western Carolinas Chapter

    As part of #NationalDiabetesAwarenessMonth we want to share some of our chapter members’ stories about their life with T1D. We want to...

  • Superhero Supporters of the Month: Kate & Mark Stewart

    October 31, 2019 • Greater Western Carolinas Chapter

    On Saturday, October 26, 2019, JDRF Greater Western Carolinas hosted the annual Hope Gala at The Westin Charlotte. This event raised an...

  • From T1D Diagnosis To Empowering Young Girls

    October 1, 2019 • Greater Western Carolinas Chapter

    Meet the Wonder Girls  The Wonder Girls are a group of newly diagnosed T1D girls aged 8-13 that do fun activities together...

  • A T1D's Take on Treatment

    September 26, 2019 • Greater Western Carolinas Chapter

    Type one Diabetes (T1D) is a disease without a cure, but in an age of technological advances and a multitude of scientific...

  • Superhero Supporter of the Month: Larry Hawkins

    September 6, 2019 • Greater Western Carolinas Chapter

    JDRF Greater Western Carolinas would like to highlight our Superhero Supporter for the month of August, Larry Hawkins. Larry Hawkins is a current...

  • Common Questions about Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

    August 24, 2019 • Greater Western Carolinas Chapter

    There are so many questions that come up when you hear the words “diabetes” and “diagnosis”. What does this mean for me?...

  • What T1D Has Taught Me

    August 19, 2019 • Greater Western Carolinas Chapter

    Type 1 diabetes (T1D) has taught me a lot of things that I can transfer to other aspects of my life. The...

  • 10 Tips for Going to College with T1D

    August 6, 2019 • Greater Western Carolinas Chapter

    Are you going off to college soon and nervous about starting at a new school, being away from home, balancing classes, new...

  • 4 Steps to Implementing your School Plan

    July 25, 2019 • Greater Western Carolinas Chapter

    Back to School season can be an overwhelming time for students living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and their parents and caregivers....

  • Helpful Eating Tips from a Relatively New T1D

    June 12, 2019 • Greater Western Carolinas Chapter

    “But what really is the formula for success?” Type 1 diabetes can be a lot to deal with, especially at first when...