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The Diabetes Disconnect

Recently I saw a friend whom I hadn’t seen for a long time. When I pulled out my daughters’ meters and lancets to check blood sugars, she said “I didn’t think you still had to do that.”

This is not the first time I’ve heard someone say this. People seem to interpret the advent of . . . → Continue reading: The Diabetes Disconnect

JDRF Children’s Congress Application Deadline is Nov. 1st

The next JDRF Children’s Congress will be held in Washington, D.C. on July 8th to July 10th, 2013. Children ages 4 to 17 are eligible to apply. It is a chance for children to advocate for a cure for Type 1 diabetes themselves. They will meet their members of congress and other children with diabetes . . . → Continue reading: JDRF Children’s Congress Application Deadline is Nov. 1st

Highlights from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Children’s Congress

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The JDRF Children’s Congress meets every other year in Washington, D.C. and took place this year June 20-22, 2011. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation delegates included 150 children, ages 4 to 17, from every state, and several international delegates, who traveled to Washington to advocate for a cure for Type 1 diabetes. In addition to . . . → Continue reading: Highlights from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Children’s Congress