Mom-Tested Solutions From the Friends for Life Conference
Every year in July, the Friends for Life® conference, organized by Children With Diabetes®, brings together an international gathering of the type 1 diabetes community for a six-day social and educational extravaganza. We asked parents to share the best tip, solution, or idea they came home with after last year’s event.
Friends for Life® 2015! Plus: More Ways to Meet Other T1D Families
Every year in July, the Friends for Life conference brings together an international gathering of the type 1 diabetes community for an exciting and educational seven-day extravaganza. Here’s a look at what makes the event so wildly popular and a sneak peek of what to expect this year. Not able to make it? Keep reading for more ideas on where to meet other T1D families near you.
JDRF Government Day: What Can You Do?
At JDRF’s Government Day, held every year in March, grassroots volunteer leaders from every JDRF chapter across the country assemble in Washington, D.C., to meet with members of Congress and share their stories about life with type 1 diabetes. Find out how you can get involved.
Walk This Way for T1D Research
It can be tough to pry kids off the couch now that a chill has crept back into the air. But what if you told them that just going out for a walk could put them in touch with hundreds of children just like them—and possibly help lead to an end to type 1 diabetes … forever? A walk with the JDRF is a step in that direction.
In the Spotlight: Getting Involved
Looking for a more meaningful New Year’s resolution than just hitting the gym or saving money? Consider putting “give back” on your list of goals this year. Take a cue from Keegan. Last year the 9-year-old with type 1 diabetes took on a new challenge. He participated in the American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure, … Read More »