Volunteer Spotlight: Debbie Newman

A Generational Force In 1983 when Debbie Newman and her husband Dr. Stephen Newman first received then five year old daughter Emile’s type one diabetes (T1D) diagnosis, they were frightened but also familiar with the lifestyle. “T1D care has changed dramatically since I watched my father sterilize his glass syringes by boiling them in a […]

Volunteer spotlight: Kevin Wehrenberg

When Kevin Wehrenberg became concerned about the media’s portrayal of type 1 diabetes (T1D) during the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, he contacted the Los Angeles Chapter, wanting to discuss the issue. The chapter’s executive director was impressed and soon asked Kevin to join the local Board.

JDRF Children’s Congress – Meet Anya Tribune

JDRF Children’s Congress – Meet Anya Tribune

JDRF Children’s Congress, our flagship advocacy event, takes place in Washington, D.C., today through July 10.  161 of JDRF’s advocates, ages 4 to 17, will bring an important message for Congress to renew the Special Diabetes Program (SDP). This federal program, which currently provides $150 million per year for diabetes research, has made possible some […]