Category: Living With Type 1 Diabetes

Living With Type 1 Diabetes

George Smith: An Inspirational 7-Year Old T1D Advocate Who Wants to Help Others

Written by Warren Smith – George’s Dad George was diagnosed with T1D three years ago at age four. After his diagnosis, our family was approached by JDRF to consider becoming…

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Jaydan & Kaide – The Fascinating Story Behind the 13 & 14-Year Old Best Mates Participating in Le Velo Virtuel

13-year old Kaide and 14-year old Jaydan are best mates with a passion for cycling. Jaydan was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at just 4 years old and has lived…

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“I was diagnosed with T1D at 33. Here’s why it made me stronger”: Ryan Jenkin’s Incredible Story

  The Diagnosis In June 2013, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. I had all the classic symptoms – constant thirst, weight loss, and frequent urination. While at work…

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EXERCISE AND TYPE 1 DIABETES: WORLD-FIRST GUIDELINES CONSENSUS

A report by leading type 1 diabetes experts (T1D) from around the world has for the first time, provided consensus on managing blood glucose levels safely while exercising. The report,…

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NEW OPTION TO HELP WITH INSULIN CONTROL

An Australian-first is launched in Melbourne today Medtronic bringing the MiniMed 670G insulin pump to Australia. The system, the only one of its kind in Australia, is designed to learn…

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THE HIGH SCHOOL YEARS AND TYPE 1 DIABETES

When children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) become teens, parents must balance the fast pace of high school with new social activities and more independence. Sound impossible? It’s certainly not…

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MEDIA RELEASE: ALP’S $50M FUNDING COMMITMENT WELCOME NEWS FOR TYPE 1 DIABETES

JDRF welcomes the news today that the Australian Labor Party (ALP) has committed to continued support of the Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network (CRN), if elected to power in the 2019…

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IS YOUR CHRISTMAS WISH THE SAME AS JULIAN’S?

Meet 7-year-old Julian. He loves soccer, birthday parties and playing with his friends. He doesn’t like type 1 diabetes (T1D). This year, Julian and his family are fronting JDRF’s Christmas…

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MY DIAGNOSIS: ELLE’S STORY

My name is Elle Christian Manfield and I have type 1 diabetes. On 8 December 2014, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D). My little sister Asha Mari Manfield was…

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TRACY’S JOURNEY TOWARDS A LIFE FREE FROM INSULIN

Before her islet transplantation, life for Tracy Humphries was unpredictable to say the least. Tracy was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at age 10, and at first, her T1D…

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