Everyone Should Have the Best Diabetes Technologies

Read Annika’s bio I’ve known diabetes all of my life… I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 2006 when I was seven years old and my little brother was diagnosed in 2009 when he was 22 months old. Our grandpa also has T1D. When he was diagnosed in 1957 at the age of […]

One-on-One – June

One-on-One – June

We all know that our teens are running around from one activity to the next, but that is literally the case with Alyssa Danner! She is one busy young lady who is not letting T1D slow her down. She is a role model not only to pre-teen girls, but to all of us about living […]

Volunteer Spotlight – June

Volunteer Spotlight – June

JDRF Volunteer Spotlight ~ June 2015 Written by Paige Ryan Every volunteer, employee, or researcher associated with JDRF was brought to their chapter or line of work for different reasons; however, one constant remains true: We all want a cure for Type 1 Diabetes. This month’s Spotlight Volunteer, although exceedingly humble when it comes to […]

2015 Children’s Congress Delegate – Hannah Carlo

2015 Children’s Congress Delegate – Hannah Carlo

Age: 16 Age at T1D diagnosis: 4 Hannah is a born leader, certified scuba instructor and JV lacrosse player. As a member of Star Leadership, she has worked on solutions to important problems in her community. She’s also led the charge against T1D by speaking publicly about her experience with the disease as a JDRF […]

One on One – May

One on One – May

Being a teenager in our rapidly modernizing world can be strenuous enough, but add a chronic, autoimmune disease to the mix, and some days can test one’s limits. In addition to worrying about your GPA, SAT/ACT scores, and managing sports, jazz band, and friends, you have to worry about your A1C, insulin-to-carb ratios, and blood […]

Volunteer Spotlight – May

Volunteer Spotlight – May

If I had to come up with one word to describe Tricia Rudd, it would be “Supermom”! She is the JDRF Suncoast Chapter Advocacy Chair and an Executive Board Member, as well as being a busy Mom of four vivacious children. Tricia’s 13 year old daughter, Emmabella, is the inspiration for her commitment to JDRF. […]

Well-Timed AP Technology Offers Peace of Mind in the UK

A JDRF-funded study at the University of Cambridge showed that an overnight treat-to-range device improved glucose control A recent JDRF-funded study at the University of Cambridge has found that unsupervised, at-home use of a treat-to-range artificial pancreas system can improve blood-glucose control throughout the night and into the next day. You can click on the […]