How JDRF’s Advocacy Has Delivered Impact for Type 1 Diabetes
JDRF Australia’s advocacy program exists to support two primary goals. Firstly, to help health policy progress at the same rate as type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, treatments and therapies, so that the type 1 community can access the benefits as soon as possible; and secondly, to secure funding to support JDRF’s research advancements. The program […]
Meet JDRF Advocate, Daniel Webb
This week is National Volunteer Week, where we acknowledge and thank volunteers across Australia for the incredible work they do! We caught up with one of our JDRF volunteers, Daniel Webb, who is involved in JDRF’s Advocacy Program. Why did you decide to join the JDRF advocacy program? I’ve always wanted to be involved with […]
Meet Linda Zanette, JDRF Peer Support Volunteer
This week is National Volunteer Week, where we acknowledge and thank volunteers across Australia for the incredible work they do! We caught up with one of our JDRF volunteers, Linda Zanette, who currently volunteers at JDRF’s Peer Support Program, where she offers support and encouragement to parents of children recently diagnosed with T1D. What drew […]
Type 1 diabetes and alcohol: A guide to managing T1D on a night out
Going out with friends & drinking alcohol can be a lot to balance with Type 1 Diabetes. Read our guide on how to manage Type 1 Diabetes & a big night out.
$273.1m bipartisan commitment for T1D to transform access to glucose monitoring technology
JDRF Australia has welcomed a $273.1 million bipartisan commitment for increased access to glucose monitoring technology set to change disease management options for Australians with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Currently, many people lose access to this technology, which is shown to improve short and long-term T1D health outcomes, when they reach 21 and subsidisation lapses, […]
JDRF Australia welcomes significant commitment to improving lives of Australian type 1 diabetes (T1D) community
Coalition commitment of $273.1M will make technology access a reality for 130,000 Australians living with T1D. JDRF, Australia’s largest organisation dedicated to T1D research and advocacy, welcomes the significant commitment to T1D technology access announced today by Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Currently, many people lose access to this technology, which is shown to improve short- […]
Get to know PhD Top Up Scholarship Recipient, David de George
JDRF is committed to supporting the brightest minds in type 1 diabetes (T1D) research whose work is aligned with JDRF’s mission - improving lives and curing T1D.
Get to know Type One Summit Speaker, Tia Bravery
We recently caught up with T1D summit speaker, Tia Bravery, to chat about her journey with type 1 diabetes, how she manages her T1D while leading an active and busy lifestyle, and her hopes for the future of T1D. Let’s dive in! How long have you been living with T1D? I have lived with type […]