Everyone Should Have the Best Diabetes Technologies

Read Annika’s bio I’ve known diabetes all of my life… I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 2006 when I was seven years old and my little brother was diagnosed in 2009 when he was 22 months old. Our grandpa also has T1D. When he was diagnosed in 1957 at the age of […]

Summer Tips for Traveling with TID

No matter where you’ll be spending your vacation, summer is a time to kick back and relax. For a person with diabetes that might sound easier than it actually is, but with just a little bit of planning, a relaxing vacation can be simple. “Just give yourself plenty of time to get organized,” advises Donna […]

Create a Legacy and Help Advance Type 1 Diabetes Research

Because of generous sponsors, JDRF will receive $1,000 to support current research for each person who includes JDRF in their estate plans by December 31, 2015. By adding a bequest to JDRF in your will or trust, or naming JDRF as a beneficiary of a retirement account or a life-insurance policy, you are helping ensure […]

Well-Timed AP Technology Offers Peace of Mind in the UK

A JDRF-funded study at the University of Cambridge showed that an overnight treat-to-range device improved glucose control A recent JDRF-funded study at the University of Cambridge has found that unsupervised, at-home use of a treat-to-range artificial pancreas system can improve blood-glucose control throughout the night and into the next day. You can click on the […]

JDRF Tampa Bay Needs Volunteers!

The JDRF Tampa Bay Chapter is in need of office volunteers who have experience with computers (Microsoft Word and Excel preferred) to help with office tasks and projects! Hours are flexible anytime between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. If you have time to spare and would like to come in and help […]

Join the JDRF Tampa Bay Ride Team Today!

Register today for the JDRF Tampa Bay Chapter Ride to Cure Diabetes Team! The JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes is a destination cycling event that takes place in several stunning locations across the United States. Cyclists of all skill levels come together to raise funds for JDRF—the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research—and to take part in […]

JDRF Tampa Bay One Walk Reaches its Goal!

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who supported the first JDRF Tampa Bay Chapter’s One Walk Event! To all of the volunteers, sponsors, walkers and donors – thank you for making this event such a huge success and helping us reach our goal!! We know many of you still have funds coming in so the event will […]

Two-year $300 Million Special Diabetes Program Extended

In an overwhelming vote, the U.S. Senate approved a two-year extension of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP)—an initiative that accounts for roughly one-third of all federally-funded type 1 diabetes (T1D) research in the United States. “JDRF staff and our network of advocacy leaders and passionate volunteers all across the U.S. work tirelessly every day to […]