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Walk to Cure Diabetes

The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes draws people together in a healthy activity for a worthy cause, raising money to improve the lives of every person affected by T1D by accelerating progress on the most promising opportunities for curing, better treating, and preventing T1D. It's fun for families and builds camaraderie among company employees. Above all, it's an event you will feel good about being a part of.

Students with Diabetes National Conference

Students with Diabetes National Conference will be held in Tampa this June. Anyone ages 18-30 with diabetes is welcome to join. It will be a weekend of great speakers, fun activities, and lots of connections with others who have diabetes.

Diabetes Research

University of Florida doctoral candidates and research fellows will present type 1 diabetes research findings during the 30th Annual Pediatric Science Days on March 8, 2012.

Family Camp at Camp Crystal Lake

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to spend the weekend with your family at beautiful Camp Crystal Lake. You will meet new friends, enjoy the outdoors, and talk with nationally recognized diabetes experts in an informal camp setting.

Meet and Greet with Ryan Reed

Join us for a meet and greet with Ryan Reed before he makes his ARCA Racing Series debut at Daytona Int’l Speedway. This event will occur on Sunday, February 12th from 12-4p.m. All proceeds benefits JDRF.

Calling All Teens…Teen Weekend 2012 is here!

The Florida Diabetes Camp presents: Teen Weekend 2012! A weekend designed exclusively for campers in grades 6-10, Teen Weekend 2012 will feature all aspects of Harry Potter, including Quidditch, Paintball, a Live Band, Dining Experiences in Hogwarts Mess, and much more! For more information about this exciting weekend and to register your spot, simply click here. Sponsored by the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at UF.

Researchers: please note the abstract submission deadline is fast approaching! The submission site will close Friday, January 6, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. EST.

Florida Department of Health lights Florida Historic Capital Blue

At dusk on World Diabetes Day, the Florida Historic Capitol Museum will light up in blue, joining the Empire State Building, Sydney's Opera House, Niagara Falls, the Pyramids and over a thousand other iconic landmarks across the world in honoring the battle against diabetes.

Century Tower Lighting Event

Please join us and the rest of the Gator nation as we light the tower in recognition of World Diabetes Day. The annual Tower Lighting Ceremony is set to take place Friday, Nov. 18 at Century Tower. The ceremony enforces the world’s commitment to Diabetes awareness and advocacy.

Artificial Pancreas Advocacy Campaign

Last week JDRF launched the Artificial Pancreas Campaign. Now, they need your help. You can help the FDA understand what having access to the Artificial Pancreas will mean to those living with diabetes by signing a petition. The goal of the initiative is to convince the FDA to adopt the recommendations of clinical experts to advance the development of an artificial pancreas, a device which has the potential to be the most revolutionary advancement in the treatment of T1D since the discovery of insulin.