Progress to Type None: JDRF One Walk Kickoff Events

Learn about this year’s Walk and have dinner on us! View or print the event flyer here Every year, JDRF funds millions of dollars in life-changing type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. At this event, we’ll discuss these research developments and more, all of which are made possible because of the support and fundraising of the […]

Shop to Support JDRF with AmazonSmile

We are pleased to announce that JDRF is a participating charity in the AmazonSmile online program. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support JDRF every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience […]

Sernova Corp. and MGH to Collaborate with Funding from JDRF

Sernova Corp. Announces Collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital to Develop Novel Diabetes Treatment with Funding Support from JDRF LONDON, ONTARIO (Marketwire – July 7, 2015) – Sernova Corp. (TSX-V: SVA; FRA: PSH), is pleased to announce a research collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital, supported with funding from JDRF to develop a novel treatment for diabetes. […]

Calling All JDRF Volunteers! We Need Your Help on Walk Day.

The funds and support raised by the JDRF Walk—our flagship fundraising event and the largest type 1 diabetes (T1D) event in the world—help us turn Type One into Type None.  This year JDRF One Walk Boston is taking place on Saturday, October 3 and JDRF One Walk Central Massachusetts is taking place on Sunday, October […]

2015 JDRF Children’s Congress Day Three Recap

After three days of advocacy, education and networking, the 2015 JDRF Children’s Congress is over. All 163 of our delegates and their families are traveling back to their home states and countries, spanning Alaska to Australia, having left an indelible mark on hundreds of Members of Congress. Yesterday morning, our delegates and their families got […]

2015 JDRF Children’s Congress Day Two Recap

After months of anticipation and a lot of hard work, we’re finally ready to storm Capitol Hill! Yesterday was the final day of preparation for our 163 delegates. Today, JDRF Advocacy staff gave region-specific training to our delegates on how to have the most impactful Hill visits possible. We want every Senator and Congressperson to […]

Diabetes Myths – Busted

Diabetes myths sure have been in the news lately. A heated debate, which took place primarily via social media, peaked last week and is still being discussed among our diabetes community and beyond. And for good reason. It’s clear that we have a lot of educating yet to do about diabetes. Diabetes, in its many […]

July Cure Champion

Jeff D’Angelo Our son Jeff was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) on November 17, 2008 at the age of 9.  It was absolutely devastating to have his life change so dramatically overnight, as all parents of kids with T1D know. We received our Bag of Hope very soon after we arrived home, and what […]

JDRF Response to CrossFit

At JDRF, we don’t believe diabetes is a laughing matter or something to be joked about. During the week of June 29, CrossFit posted insensitive images and misleading information regarding diabetes, both type 1 and type 2. JDRF chose to take a positive approach and educate the members of the CrossFit social media team on the differences […]