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  • Research Update with Meredith Cocke

    February 18, 2020 • Houston Gulf Coast Chapter

    Below are links to recent noteworthy findings. The second article reinforces the importance of screening. 1)  vTv Therapeutics Announces Positive Results from...

  • Drew & Savery Kennard – A Love Story

    February 18, 2020 • Houston Gulf Coast Chapter

    Since we just celebrated Valentine’s Day we decided to do a Q&A with a couple who is affected by T1D. The following...

  • Advocacy Update with Peggy Kruckemeyer

    January 17, 2020 • Houston Gulf Coast Chapter

    The Special Diabetes Program got patched again!  Congress included funding for the Special Diabetes Program in the latest Continuing Resolution (CR) to...

  • Spotlight on Annette Diaz, T1D Champion

    January 17, 2020 • Houston Gulf Coast Chapter

    With her father and husband in tow, Annette Diaz, a newly diagnosed T1D, made her way to Amelia Island, Florida to experience...

  • Gala Youth Ambassador applications now open for the Midnight in Monaco JDRF 2020 Promise Ball on Saturday, May 2nd at The Hilton Americas

    January 8, 2020 • Houston Gulf Coast Chapter

      Ambassadors play a significant role in the evening’s festivities by helping welcome guests and assisting with special portions of the ballroom programing at this...

  • Spotlight on DeAndre Carter, Texans' WR and T1D

    December 20, 2019 • Houston Gulf Coast Chapter

    In the Broncos vs Texans game earlier this month, DeAndre Carter represented JDRF in the NFL’s “My Cause, My Cleats” campaign with...

  • Advocacy Update with Peggy Kruckemeyer

    December 20, 2019 • Houston Gulf Coast Chapter

    Congress included almost $12 million in funding for the Special Diabetes Program in the latest Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government. ...

  • Charitable IRA Rollover

    December 20, 2019 • Houston Gulf Coast Chapter

    Did you know you can direct your IRA distributions to JDRF? The charitable IRA rollover is a tax-wise giving option and is...

  • Save the Date! Gala Youth Ambassador applications open up on Wednesday, January 8th!

    December 20, 2019 • Houston Gulf Coast Chapter

    Houston Gulf Coast Chapter invites you to apply to become a Gala Youth Ambassador at the Midnight in Monaco JDRF 2020 Promise...

  • City Hall and Montrose Bridges turn blue for World Diabetes Day

    November 7, 2019 • Houston Gulf Coast Chapter

    On November 14, 2019 at sundown, Houston City Hall and the 6 light bridges that span I-69 in the Montrose area (Hazard,...