JDRF One Ride begins this September!
Join us for this one-of-a kind cycling event taking place throughout the month of September!
If you’re an avid cyclist, this event is for you. All you have to do is pick a kilometre target and challenge yourself to achieve the most KMs cycled each week. You’ll be competing against cyclists from all over Australia – keep an eye on the leader boards as you climb the ranks, all while raising funds for T1D research.
Ready to set the wheels in motion? Learn more here.
JDRF welcomes senior business leader Ian Narev to the JDRF Board
Mr Narev will bring more than 30 years of strategy and leadership experience garnered across consulting finance and technology businesses. JDRF Australia are delighted to welcome Ian Narev, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of SEEK to the Board. Mr Narev, who joined the Board at the September 2021 Board meeting, is no stranger to JDRF having spent several years as co-Chair of the JDRF Australia Advisory Board. Alongside his historical […]
Meet the inspiring father-daughter duo taking on the JDRF One Ride Challenge!
Let’s meet the inspiring father-daughter duo who share a passion for BMX riding and a goal to help defeat type 1 diabetes. Daniel was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at a young age, but that didn’t stop him from becoming a proud father of two, a motorcycle racer, and a mentor and supporter to […]
JDRF launches pilot study of general population screening for type 1 diabetes
Last year, JDRF appointed Dr Kirstine Bell from the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, to lead a pilot study to screen for risk of type 1 diabetes in the general population. Today, Dr Bell launched the national screening project and revealed new details about what it will involve. “Children are often diagnosed with type […]
COVID-19 Vaccines and T1D: Answering Your Questions
UPDATED 2 August 2021 Australia has begun the rollout of two COVID-19 vaccines — one from Pfizer, and one from AstraZeneca. Both these vaccines are safe and effective at protecting people against COVID-19, and all Australians are encouraged to get vaccinated. With vaccines now being offered to people with T1D, we’ve gathered all the information […]