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To help get the word out about the Registry and the opportunities it offers to participate in research, members of the Registry team here at T1D Exchange traveled to a range of type 1 diabetes events, walks, and other gatherings.

Kobi, a young woman living with type 1 diabetes in Florida, spoke with us at Friends for Life about her experiences with diabetes and the massive changes she’s seen in her lifetime.

Kevin is the father of a child diagnosed with type 1 diabetes two and a half years ago. He spoke to us about how important research is to him and his family, creating new opportunities for his child - and others - to live a healthy, happy life.

A new documentary highlighting the struggles and successes of Cory Conacher, a professional hockey player from Burlington, Ontario, debuted last week on World Diabetes Day. The film, directed by Canadian Calvin Hudson Hwang and titled Miracle, Baby, is streaming live in its entirety on YouTube, and will remain so for the rest of Diabetes Awareness month.

Amy is the mother of a 22-year-old daughter who has lived with type 1 diabetes since age 10. She told us how early on, she was eager to enroll her daughter in research studies in the hope that it might lead to a cure for her child.

In the spirit of resilience and bravery that they exhibit, here's a video of some of the kids we met telling us the one thing that they want people who don't have type 1 diabetes to know about the lifelong chronic condition.

Rodney Miller stopped by the T1D Exchange booth at friends for life to talk about diabetes.

JDRF and Beyond Type 1 Announce Alliance

The two largest advocacy organizations for people with type 1 diabetes will work closely together to amplify each other’s work and reduce overlap in their dual missions.

The Beyond Type Run team will race through the five boroughs of New York City on November 3, 2019 to inspire those impacted by the chronic, autoimmune disease around the globe.

In her speech, the senator strikes a chord that will sound familiar to #insulin4all activists.