Every two years, JDRF International Chairman Mary Tyler Moore and over a hundred children with type 1 diabetes gather in Washington, D. C. to meet face-to-face with some of the top decision-makers in the U.S. government. The children, ages 4 to 17, represent all 50 states and the District of Columbia. As participants in JDRF’s […]
JDRF Northern Nevada is sending a unique delegation to Washington, D.C. this summer for the JDRF 2013 Children’s Congress taking place from July 8 – 10. Two young men from Reno, Grant Hooks, age 16, and Matthew Mullen, age 14, have been selected by JDRF to join 150 other children (ages 4 to 17) from […]
As you move toward pregnancy, T1D is a factor to take into consideration. But don’t believe the stories you’ve heard about “can’t” and “won’t.” With careful planning and plenty of support, you and your partner CAN have a healthy and happy pregnancy AND baby. Learn more and request a JDRF Pregnancy Tool Kit!
If you have T1D or are close to someone with T1D, you know that living with and managing it can be challenging at best and sometimes very stressful – not just in terms of the physical effects on your body, but also in terms of your emotional health and wellness. JDRF recently facilitated a forum […]
Thank you to everyone, including Dr. Joe Hedrick and Chef Sam Talbot, that participated in this past Saturday’s first Hope-Inspire-Connect Event. We heard positive feedback from you at the event and on Facebook and we thought it was pretty great too! We will be hosting more of these events in the future, so stay tuned. […]
JDRF Northern Nevada Branch invites the community to the first of our Hope~Inspire~Connect research and outreach events on Saturday, March 2 at the Atlantis Resort. It’s FREE and you’ll get to hear the latest on Type 1 Diabetes research presented by Dr. Joesph A. Hendrick, Ph.D, Senior Director, JDRF Cure Therapies in his talk, “Special […]