JDRF’s Movers, Shakers, T1D Changemakers Campaign Honors Diabetes Awareness Month

JDRF (jdrf.org/nebraskaiowa), the leading global funder of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, celebrates National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM) by honoring changemakers in the T1D community with the Movers, Shakers, T1D Changemakers campaign.

“The need for awareness and education on T1D is more important than ever, but we cannot do it alone,” said Aaron J. Kowalski, Ph.D., JDRF CEO. “This National Diabetes Awareness Month, we celebrate the impact and influence of our vast T1D community who together spread awareness about diabetes and highlight the urgent need to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent, and treat type 1 diabetes and its complications.”

On November 1, 3, and 4, JDRF will host its annual fall virtual TypeOneNation Summit, which will feature panels about diversity in diabetes, research updates, community forums, and more. For more information about the TypeOneNation Summit, visit www.jdrf.org/nebraskaiowa. To learn more about the Movers, Shakers, T1D Changemakers campaign, T1Day (November 1), World Diabetes Day (November 14), and other initiatives, please visit www.jdrf.org/NDAM.

JDRF’s mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent, and treat T1D and its complications. They are an organization built on a grassroots model of people connecting in their local communities, collaborating regionally for efficiency and broader fundraising impact, and uniting on a national stage to pool resources, passion, and energy. For more information, please visit jdrf.org/nebraskaiowa or follow them on Twitter (@JDRFNEIA).