A song worth more than a listen

Korn releases exclusive download to benefit T1D research What can one voice raised against type 1 diabetes (T1D) do? If you’re Jonathan Davis, lead singer of acclaimed rock band Korn, one voice can reach millions to help people living with T1D. Jonathan’s young son, Zeppelin, was diagnosed with T1D just over a year ago, and […]

Help Us Grow the Kids Walk School Program!

The Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes School Program is off to a GREAT start!  the program is so easy for schools and very flexible – it can be customized to meet each school’s individual needs.  What a great way to educate your school community on type one diabetes and give them the opportunity to raise […]

Holiday Cards to Benefit JDRF!

Shopping for holiday cards?  Morethancards.com has a beautiful selection of cards to meet all of your holiday needs and 20% of the sales benefit JDRF!  Click the link below to order your cards today – what a wonderful way to celebrate the season! http://morethancards.com/CardsApp/CardsUserUI.exe?eventName=showJumpPage&siteID=100  

One Walk Team Holiday Fundraising Tips!

Celebrate the season of giving with these great fundraising ideas for your One Walk Team!! Holiday Gift Wrap Event:  Set up a holiday gift wrapping station – ask coworkers to bring in their holiday shopping and you will take care of the tedious task of wrapping for a donation to JDRF!! Holiday Bake Sale:  Everyone loves […]

Volunteer Opportunities!

Are you looking to get more involved with JDRF’s efforts?  Our Tampa Bay Chapter office is always looking for volunteers to help us with our mission!  Here are a few of the areas we could use some help: General office duties Phone calls Mailings School Programs Committee members Outreach events If you have some time to […]

Support JDRF through AmazonSmile!

What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a […]

Making the T1D Vaccine a Reality

Nanoparticle-based vaccine is designed to re-educate the immune system and halt the attack on the pancreas Over the last three years, Selecta Bioscience, a clinical stage biotechnology company, has been developing nanoparticles called Synthetic Vaccine Particle (SVP) as an immunotherapy for Type 1 diabetes (T1D) with support from JDRF and it was announced this week […]

JDRF-Funded Research Leads to Beta Cell Replacement Breakthrough

A new method for converting stem cells to beta cells could speed encapsulated cell replacement product development and research to cure type 1 diabetes Insulin therapy has long been the only method of treating type 1 diabetes (T1D), but a major breakthrough in producing replacement beta cells is bringing new hope that more effective, alternative […]

CGM-Medicare Bill Introduced in House

JDRF Commends U.S. Representatives Reed, DeGette and Whitfield for Introducing Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Coverage Legislation JDRF commends U.S. Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY), Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Ed Whitfield (R-KY) for introducing legislation, H.R. 5644, the ‘Medicare CGM Access Act of 2014,’ calling for continuous glucose monitor (CGM) coverage by Medicare. This legislation (which now […]

Unlocking Type 1 Diabetes Data

JDRF partners with Tidepool on data integration software for better type 1 diabetes management JDRF is partnering with the non-profit organization Tidepool to develop a new data integration tool for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who use insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors, or blood glucose meters. The new tool at the center of the […]