JDRF Advocates help build and sustain critical support for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research funded by the Federal Government by raising awareness among Members of Congress of the financial, medical and emotional costs of the disease.

Take Action

Use your voice to help secure continued Federal funding for important diabetes research, inform health and regulatory policy, and improve the quality of life for those affected by T1D – until we find a cure.

The Issues

Learn more about policies and programs that impact the T1D community.

What is Grassroots Advocacy?

Writing and Calling

Members of Congress through initiatives


with lawmakers and their staff


our stories of living with T1D


others to raise their voices

Become an Advocate