The JDRF One Walk Step Challenge Kicks off In October!
Who’s ready for this years One Walk Step Challenge? Walk 100 KMs to acknowledge 100 years since the groundbreaking discovery of insulin and raise funds for crucial T1D research.
Following last year’s success, this years One Walk Step Challenge will be a virtual event.
Walk at your own pace, when you want and where you want, throughout the month of October. Raise crucial funds to help explore even more possibilities of T1D research – all while having fun and meeting your fitness goals!REGISTER FOR THE ONE WALK STEP CHALLENGE
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 […]