Check out this resume: Founder of Zip the Cure, JDRF Youth Ambassador, Walk to Cure Diabetes participant, Trial Net liaison, Promise to Remember Me Campaign advocate, JDRF Children’s Congress delegate, and regular public speaker on living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It’s hard to believe that someone could offer so much before the age of […]
In the summer of 2012, Katrina Elisabeth Diel was diagnosed with T1D, and eight months later, she started using the OmniPod insulin pump, made by Insulet, but she never liked how the device looked. “It didn’t look that nice to me,” said the 10-year-old Barrington, RI girl about the device, which is typically worn on […]
Brian McIntosh is the kind of good-natured person who is often heard saying, “What needs to be done? Just tell me.” Driven by the JDRF mission to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D), he is always the first one to step in when help is needed. He motivates others by demonstrating the value of service to his community.
Read the January issue of our monthly eNews. In this Issue: Include JDRF in your New Year’s Resolutions Celebrate Milestones while Supporting JDRF Registration Now Open for TypeOneNation – Boston 2014 Spotlight on Research Lilly Diabetes and Disney Books Now Available January Cure Champion Call to Action for Boston Globe and Worcester Telegram & Gazette […]
There is no harder working retiree in southeast Michigan than JDRF volunteer Marvin Daitch. Marvin was introduced to type 1 diabetes nearly 20 years ago, an event that would map a new course for his life, and even become a calling.
Steve Richert Years with T1D: 15 Age of Diagnosis: 16 From: Virgin, UT Years Climbing: 7 Ever since I was a little kid, growing up in upstate New York, I dreamed of climbing mountains. What my locale lacked in topography I substituted with tree climbing – always imagining myself “way out there” on some epic […]
Michelle Crouse, of the JDRF Alabama Chapter, has been a caring volunteer, a dedicated advocate, and, quite literally, the calm in a storm. Now her 13-year-old son Cameron, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age two, is taking up the family tradition with his own volunteer and advocacy work.
Read the December issue of our monthly eNews. In this Issue: Consider JDRF at Year End Save the Date Spotlight on Research Holiday Tips from Sam Talbot December Cure Champion Corporate Engagement Opportunities Ride with JDRF in 2014
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.”
JDRF is the only organization with a strategic research plan to end type 1 diabetes (T1D). For more than four decades, we have been renowned as a highly effective research organization with remarkable efficiency in directing donor dollars toward achieving our goal of a world without T1D. JDRF puts donor dollars to work; more than […]