Linda Wright has been a teacher, a salesperson and manager in a marketing company, and now a chef and the owner of her own catering business. She says, “Volunteering with JDRF incorporates all those professions.”
On Saturday, October 26, 2013 over 15,000 walkers converged onto Reliant Park for the 2013 Houston Walk to Cure Diabetes for “The Greatest Walk on Earth” bringing in more than $1 million to date for JDRF funded-research. Over 257 family teams, 151 corporate teams and 350 volunteers came out to celebrate their hard work in […]
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).
When Kevin Wehrenberg became concerned about the media’s portrayal of type 1 diabetes (T1D) during the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, he contacted the Los Angeles Chapter, wanting to discuss the issue. The chapter’s executive director was impressed and soon asked Kevin to join the local Board.
Step into the shoes of someone living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for one day in an eye-opening text campaign made possible through the generous support of Lilly Diabetes. In just a single day, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the challenges people with T1D face. Sign up today, or any day in November, and […]
JDRF is kicking off National Diabetes Awareness Month by turning the Empire State Building blue! On the evening of November 1—T1Day—New York’s iconic landmark will blaze blue to promote diabetes awareness and show support for the 366 million people worldwide living with both type 1 diabetes (T1D) and type 2 diabetes. Awareness for T1D doesn’t […]
JDRF is making tremendous strides in type one diabetes (T1D) research with the support of our donors. The investments we’ve made in T1D research give us a clear vision for the future: a world without T1D. In this world: Children with T1D and their parents sleep through the night without fear An intelligent pump eliminates […]
We are excited to tell you about two campaigns with our valued partner Walgreens. Throughout July, you can show your support for JDRF—the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D)—by making a donation at checkout or by purchasing participating products. Here’s how it works. From July 1 to 31, at more than 8,000 Walgreens […]
Seventeen years ago, Pauline Cook and Peter Pletcher started the Spring Gathering Charity Horseshow. They had two goals. One was to show exhibitors and trainers that Texas could put on a top-notch, AA horseshow. The other was to give back to the community. And in both respects, the Spring Gathering Charity Horseshow has grown far […]