Purchase a Ray Allen t-shirt to benefit JDRF! This limited edition T-shirt, featuring the line, “this is beautiful, what is that, velvet?” Taken from one of Ray’s favorite movies Coming To America, the quote perfectly describes Ray’s velvety jumper and features his number 34 on the back. Help the Allen family help JDRF create a [...]
Exciting news! There is a new support group for those of you in North Pinellas County! Sam Jarczynski and his son, Joe, have stepped up to lead this new group. Joe, diagnosed at age 6, is now 14 and will be helping explain some simple, proven techniques that have helped him deal with T1D. This [...]
The June E-News features articles about T1D Support Groups, Paddle To Cure Diabetes, 2013 Dream Gala Announcement, and other community events and information. Click here to read all about it! If you would like to automatically receive e-news in your email inbox once a month, please click here to sign up.
Upon diagnosis with type 1 diabetes (T1D), the disease immediately teaches you that your pancreas isn’t just this corn on the cob–shaped organ sitting behind your stomach. The insulin produced by this organ is crucial to metabolizing food, feeding your cells, and keeping you alive. When you’re diagnosed, you learn how to test your blood [...]
There is still space in all of the Florida Diabetes Camp programs. Register now to reserve space for your camper! Fun Sports Camp (Ages 15-18) June 9-14, 2013 at Rotary Camp Florida, Brandon (Tampa) “Pee-Wee” Camp (Ages 6-8)(Now accepting some 9 year olds) June 16-21, 2013 at Rotary Camp Florida, Brandon (Tampa) Tallahassee Area Camp [...]
To shed a little more light on what it’s like to live with T1D, I have recorded a journal of a typical day in my life. A day in the life of Nick: Living with T1D is not easy! That’s why I’m so proud to be a part of JDRF – because we are [...]
Calling all College Students and Young Adults living with Type 1 diabetes! Nicole Johnson, Students with Diabetes Founder and Miss America 1999, invites you to the 2013 Students With Diabetes National Conference. Join in for an amazing weekend of fun, inspiration and education specifically designed for you and your Type 3′s. You’ll be going [...]
ABC Action News featured Hailey Platz, a local five-year-old that was diagnosed with T1D a year ago, and the TrialNet study in which she and her family participate! Way to go, Hailey! You’re a star! Click here to watch the video! To learn more about all of the clinical trials supported by JDRF and the [...]
The May E-News features articles about The Fresh Market Wine Gala, Nicole Johnson’s Community Hero Award, the Ford Credit Golf Tournament, and other community events and information. Click here to read all about it! If you would like to automatically receive e-news in your email inbox once a month, please click here to sign up.
Do you have experience dealing with a new type 1 diabetes (T1D) diagnosis and want to help others going through the same thing? Let us know! Mentors are such a valuable tool for others that are coping with everything that T1D demands! Our mentors reach out to newly diagnosed families and let them know THEY ARE NOT ALONE [...]