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Tag Archive: JDRF

2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes

We are taking steps to help JDRF achieve its goal of improving the lives of all people affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D) by accelerating progress on the most promising opportunities for curing,… Continue reading

Countdown to None

Your support of JDRF’s plan to turn Type One into Type None has led to real progress. Because of you, research advances like these are possible. Thank you for your commitment to JDRF.… Continue reading

Happy Holidays and a Year-End SDP Update

Dear JDRF Advocates: As the year comes to a close, we wanted to update you one last time. This week, the Senate will close out its legislative work for 2013 and, like the… Continue reading

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Throughout November, JDRF supporters like myself worked hard to increase awareness of the critical need for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research dollars and to step up advocacy efforts to continue federal funding for that… Continue reading

Friends & Family Friday

November 15 “Friends & Family Friday” – Research shows that diabetes has a genetic component: Who in your family or circle of friends has diabetes? I’ve heard this genetic question a few too… Continue reading

Diabetic Celebrities

Since the American Diabetes Association‘s Website is a little out of date, I am going to have to tweak the questions for Novemeber – National Diabetes Month. Here is today’s topic: November 8… Continue reading

What Issues Are Important?

November 2 Election Day – What issues are important to you? If you could tell your representatives one thing about diabetes, what would it be? This is a very simple one… find a… Continue reading

Where to Wear an Insulin Pump

One of my close friends, after a good 5 years, decided to get an insulin pump. After asking me so many questions about pumps, and the OmniPod, she decided to follow in my… Continue reading

Car Wash to Benefit JDRF

Yesterday, thankfully, turned out to be a very nice day. We had a car wash to benefit my team Calla’s Crusaders in the 2013 Walk to Cure Diabetes. I just wanted to share… Continue reading

Walk to Cure Diabetes

As many of you may already know, I participate every year in the Buffalo Walk to Cure Diabetes and the Westchester Walk to Cure Diabetes. Both walks help raise funds to find a… Continue reading