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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.
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.
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.
-Kelsie LaFerriere The T1D Exchange Registry (hereon referred to as the Registry) is a research study designed to harness the power of people with type 1 diabetes. By completing a questionnaire once a year and opportunities to join other type 1 diabetes research, participants can add their voices, experiences, and data to a body of […]
If I can sum up my Children with Diabetes Friends for Life conference this year with two words, I’d say it was emotional and educational. What makes this conference like none other is that the focus is on the people touched with diabetes on a more personal level. It’s about improving lives with a holistic […]
What kind of name is “Friends for Life” for a conference? Well, I’ll tell you that the Children with Diabetes Friends for Life conference is just like it sounds! It’s for families and adults of individuals diagnosed with type 1 diabetes to come together for six days and truly leave making new friends for […]