JDRF has built a nationwide network of Advocates who are dedicated to finding a cure for type 1 diabetes. We are all working together to advance the search for a cure faster and more effectively.
Time Magazine called JDRF “one of the nation’s most forceful disease advocacy groups.” When it comes to fighting type 1 diabetes, JDRF’s strength lies in our numbers and the ability of our Advocates to work together to build bonds–bonds with one another, as well as with our Members of Congress. These relationships strengthen our community, provide support for those who are living with type 1 diabetes, and deliver our message–the need for a cure–faster and more effectively.
JDRF Advocates help support a variety of issues that are critical to our search for a cure, such as:
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As a JDRF Advocate, your personal story takes on added impact when you join forces with thousands of other Advocates across the country. If you are not already registered as an Advocate, you can JDRF advocacy programs.
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