Press Room

There are 7 item(s) tagged with the keyword "advocacy".

1. The impact of your story: How #AccessforAll is more successful when T1D stories are shared

Having someone with the lived experience of diabetes relate their struggles with maintaining good blood glucose to political representatives and get across just how life-changing, in some cases life-saving, CGM and FGM devices can be, changes the whole conversation.


2. Join team JDRF in Ottawa this October!

We're opening submissions for Kids for a Cure 2018, an exciting advocacy initiative in which JDRF gets youth from across Canada together to impact the future of diabetes research.


3. 14-Year-Old from Vancouver to Represent Canada at JDRF 2015 Children's Congress

Jack, 14 of Vancouver, has big plans for this summer. He has been selected by JDRF to join 160 other children from around the world in Washington, D.C., to remind U.S. Members of Congress of the vital need to continue supporting research that aims to reduce the burden they all share of liv...


4. 14-Year-Old from Vancouver to Represent Canada at JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress

Jack, 14 of Vancouver, has big plans for this summer. He has been selected by JDRF to join 160 other children from around the world in Washington, D.C., to remind U.S. Members of Congress of the vital need to continue supporting research that aims to reduce the burden they all share of liv...


5. T1D Rise Among Youth Highlights the Importance of Renewed Research Funding

In June, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released results from their latest SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study. The data revealed a 23 percent growth in type 1 diabetes (T1D) prevalence, between 2001 and 2009, in Americans under age 20...


6. Grassroots Advocacy

Every day, JDRF Advocacy brings together people who have diabetes, or a connection to someone with diabetes, and are interested in making their voices heard.


7. JDRF Applauds Congress for Passage of $300 Million for Type 1 Diabetes Research

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 -- "Today Congress passed a multi-year renewal of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP), ensuring that studies on promising diabetes treatments and avenues toward a cure continue uninterrupted. As the father of a son living with type 1 diabetes, and as CEO of JDRF, one of th...


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