Friendraiser Contest Winners

This past April, more than two months before they would make their voices heard in Washington, D.C., as delegates of JDRF’s 2011 Children’s Congress, 89 families were already warming up those voices. From April 1 to 30, the Friendraiser Campaign challenged delegates to educate their extended networks of family and friends about type 1 diabetes […]

JDRF 2011 Children’s Congress Senate Hearing

By Susan L. Barr What comes to mind when envisioning a “Senate hearing”? Serious men and women engaged in somber statements and reading from weighty documents? Picture this instead: a panel of United States senators listening intently to compelling testimonies about the burden of living with type 1 diabetes from distinguished witnesses—a celebrity advocate and […]