JDRF Blog

Rider Profile: JoAnne Cutler

As JoAnne Cutler ramps up to participate in her 9th JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research, we got the chance to sit down and talk to her about what her experience has been like thus far.


Hypos in Public

There are a few instances of hypoglycemia I’ve had that I’d like to forget. Hypos at home are tiring and draining enough as it is. Hypos in public are an entirely different beast. 


Ride 2014: Fundraising Tips and Tricks

The JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research is fast approaching and we want to help all of our participants to reach their personal fundraising goal. Whether you work in an office environment or you work from home, there are plenty of ways to make this happen.  


Pregnancy & T1D: Laura's Story P.3

In this three part series, we ask Laura all about her experience with pregnancy. From family planning to managing her T1D, Laura shares her experience with us.


Get all the Answers you Need for Ride Day!

With the JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research quickly approaching, we wanted to answer some frequently asked questions to make sure everyone’s Ride Day runs as smooth as possible.


Pregnancy & T1D: Laura's Story P.2

JDRF employee, Laura Ciccarelli, was one of the many amazing women to participate in the creation of the JDRF Pregnancy Toolkit. Laura was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) when she was 13 years old.In this three part series, we ask Laura all about her experience with pregnancy. From ...


It Only Takes 7 Minutes to Make a Difference

Looking for a fun way to make a difference in your community that only takes seven minutes? Join the 2014 JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research! The JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research is a stationary bike-a-thon that funds type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.


Pregnancy & T1D: Laura's Story Part. 1

JDRF employee, Laura Ciccarelli, was one of the many amazing women to participate in the creation of the JDRF Pregnancy Toolkit. Laura was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) when she was 13 years old.


The Banana-Stub Stopper

 When I was first diagnosed with diabetes, there was something in particular that really surprised and bothered me—bananas...or lack thereof.  Suddenly I was no longer supposed to eat a whole banana, instead I was only to consume about one third.


A Tea-rrific Woman and her Journey with T1D P.2

Last week we introduced you to Joan Hepburn, woman extraordinaire. Joan has not only lived with T1D for most of her life, raised and cared for a son with T1D, but is also helping to contribute to innovative T1D research through her work with Steeped Tea.


Lets turn type one into type none