Internship opportunity for students with T1D

Students With Diabetes is currently accepting applications for their Students with Diabetes Internship Program. This program, open to college or graduate students who have been living with T1D for a year or more, is designed to cultivate the future leaders of the T1D community. Connect with others who want to make an impact in the […]

JDRF Scholarships Available for Incoming College Freshmen

Deadline to apply is April 15, 2014 The Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship Program is available to incoming freshmen seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. This scholarship recognizes students who are actively involved in the diabetes community, who have high academic performance, who participate in community and/or […]

Promise to Remember Me: Congressman Bill Cassidy

Today, some of our wonderful families met with Congressman Bill Cassidy to share with him their personal stories,  hardships and triumphs living with type 1 diabetes. Thank you to Mr. Cassidy for your support today at our Promise to Remember Me meeting, thank you to our families for your dedication to JDRF Advocacy, and thank […]

Gwyn Brown & The Batson Brigade

Dear Family Teams– I thought that perhaps it might be a good idea for me to introduce myself and, particularly, my connection to T1D, more thoroughly.  It is my hope to have you feel comfortable calling on me for assistance with any aspect of your family team. My husband, Andy, was diagnosed when he was […]

Cornerstones4Care – Information for Living with Diabetes

Are you living with diabetes? Novo Nordisk’s Cornerstones4Care is an informational and interactive website for patients of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes who are seeking help with their diabetes management. Featured topics are diabetes basics, active lifestyles, blood sugar management and more. A Menu Planner, Food Lookup Tool and Food Exchange Lists are […]

JDRF to host monthly support group meetings in Baton Rouge

Been there, done that. is a new support group for families affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D). If you are new to T1D or you have questions in the daily challenges associated with T1D, then please join us for a candid discussion each month. Those who have “been there, done that” can tell you about […]

JDRF Scholarships – Deadline to apply is May 15th

The Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship Program is available to incoming freshmen seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. This scholarship recognizes students who are actively involved in the diabetes community, who have high academic performance, who participate in community and/or extra-curricular activities and who have demonstrated that […]

REMINDER! New Orleans support group to meet Saturday, April 13th

Children’s Hospital & the Louisiana Chapter of JDRF present A Spring Support Group Activity! Join us Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 10 a.m. for a morning filled with Easter egg hunts, fun & games! This diabetic-friendly outreach event is open to patients of Children’s Hospital or any young diabetic children in the community. Click the […]

Dog with diabetes needs home!

Dog with diabetes needs home!! Toby is a pure bred 3-4 year old golden retriever from Prairieville, LA who was diagnosed with diabetes as a puppy. He is a very friendly dog but needs a LOT of care and attention. As we all know, living with diabetes can be expensive and the vet has included […]

New Orleans outreach event planned for April 13th!

Children’s Hospital & the Louisiana Chapter of JDRF present A Spring Support Group Activity! Join us Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 10 a.m. for a morning filled with Easter egg hunts, fun & games! This diabetic-friendly outreach event is open to patients of Children’s Hospital or any young diabetic children in the community. Date: April […]