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Taking the Type 1 Challenge Across the Ocean

Jared from Kansas, USA was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 1994. Following an unquenchable thirst, three days of bed wetting and a diminished appetite, his mum took him to the doctor. The diagnosis of T1D brought one question to Jared’s mind: “Am I going to…

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Increasing Access to CGM: Your Questions Answered

The announcement on the 2nd of February regarding changes to the CGM program has brought good news to many people living with type 1 diabetes. However, there are a number…

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Joining a Clinical Trial: John’s Story

John has a unique perspective on the importance of clinical trials. After years of helping to run cancer trials, he made the transition from research manager to research participant when…

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Trevor and Ida for the Type 1 Challenge

Trevor was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 12. The year was 1991 and as such there wasn’t much awareness around type 1 and what it meant….

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Joining a Clinical Trial: Bree’s ENDIA Story

  Bree was worried that her diabetes may be passed on to her future children, so she joined a research trial and discovered the many benefits of getting involved. Here’s…

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In the Advocate Spotlight: Daniel Webb

Daniel Webb is an adult living with type 1 diabetes who has been an amazing supporter for JDRF and our advocacy program. He is JDRF’s Lead Advocate for Tasmania and…

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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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