Check out this resume: Founder of Zip the Cure, JDRF Youth Ambassador, Walk to Cure Diabetes participant, Trial Net liaison, Promise to Remember Me Campaign advocate, JDRF Children’s Congress delegate, and regular public speaker on living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It’s hard to believe that someone could offer so much before the age of […]
Michelle Crouse, of the JDRF Alabama Chapter, has been a caring volunteer, a dedicated advocate, and, quite literally, the calm in a storm. Now her 13-year-old son Cameron, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age two, is taking up the family tradition with his own volunteer and advocacy work.
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and November 14 marks World Diabetes Day. To raise awareness locally, the Carnegie Science Center’s E-Motion cone, the Highmark building, the Wyndham Hotel and the Gulf Tower will all be lit in blue on November 14. We are also asking local businesses to support World Diabetes Day by […]
Susan & Katie Phillips met with Congressman Tim Murphy as part of a Promise to Remember Me visit. Story and photo courtesy of Congressman Tim Murphy’s November 1st e-news letter It is likely that you or someone you know might be affected by diabetes. With nearly 26 million Americans currently fighting Type I and Type […]
By Megan Sperling, Eagle Staff Writer CENTER TWP — More than 150 young people are in the nation’s capital this week to lobby government officials about Type 1 Diabetes. One of those is Caroline Simms, 13, daughter of Paul and Mary Simms of Center Township. She is a member of this year’s Children’s Congress, which […]
By Rachel Farkas Pittsburgh Tribune Review Caroline Simms is going to Washington. The 13-year-old girl from Butler will represent the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation from July 8 to 10 at the foundation’s Children’s Congress. She has Type 1 diabetes. Caroline said she has done local fundraising and advocacy events for […]
Four Local Young People selected for JDRF 2013 Children’s Congress – Delegates selected from a pool of nearly 1,500 applicants with type 1 diabetes — Pittsburgh – June 21, 2013—The Western PA Chapter of JDRF (formerly Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) will be sending a unique delegation to Washington, D.C. this summer. Caroline Simms, 13 from […]