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.”
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).
On Saturday at the Baton Rouge Walk, we found a pink/leopard print baby blanket & bottle, as well as a phone with the name T’Nia Janae McConnell written on the inside of the cover. If you are the owner of any of these items, please give us a call at 225-932-9511. We’d love to get […]
Dear Family Teams, Walk Day has arrived! We are expecting another beautiful walk day tomorrow. I don’t know what it is, but we somehow seem to have won the beautiful weather lottery. Please remember that the walk is an hour earlier this year. So registration is at 8, and the walk begins at 9. The […]
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 […]
Happy Friday Family Teams! I want to welcome aboard the following new family teams: Crazy Chicken Team Ashley Team Devonte Team Harris Peyton Joseph Zac Attack Thank you so much for joining our ranks! We have had an outstanding showing of family teams this year, and are gearing up for a beautiful, super-successful Walk to […]
Our Back to School Hope At JDRF, we realize that a new school year often brings new challenges for students living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Classmates and teachers may not understand how the disease can affect your child at school, what happens when they experience high or low blood sugar levels, and what it […]
Since the start of their 2013 campaign on September 1 just three days ago, the Schlotzsky’s in Alexandria, LA has raised over $300 for JDRF! Last year, the Alexandria location raised over $1,000, and general manager Chris Pounders hopes their second annual drive will raise even more to help cure type 1 diabetes. The Schlotzsky’s […]
Last year, the Marshalls JDRF Sneaker Sale raised more than $2.5 million for life-changing treatments and a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D). This year, you can help Marshalls and JDRF raise the bar even higher. It couldn’t be easier! From September 1 to October 5, 2013: Visit any Marshalls store Purchase a JDRF Sneaker […]