The JDRF – Beyond Type 1 Alliance
About the JDRF—Beyond Type 1 Alliance
The JDRF—Beyond Type 1 Alliance provides greater support for those impacted by type 1 diabetes (T1D) by tapping into the combined power of JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetic (T1D) research, and Beyond Type 1, the organization with the largest online community of any diabetes nonprofit.
The work of the Alliance centers around three core pillars: community programs, advocacy, and communications + education.
JDRF Programs supported by the JDRF – Beyond Type 1 Alliance:
Online Diabetes Support TeamThe Online Diabetes Support Team (ODST) is made up of compassionate volunteers who know firsthand the ever-changing demands of living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).MORE
Type One Nation SummitsSingle-day, education-based events hosted by JDRF chapters throughout the country designed to provide information for people of all ages and stages of T1D and their loved ones.MORE
Young Adult ConferenceThe Young Adults Conference provides the opportunity to establish confidence with your T1D, find the support you need, and build a network of lifelong friends. MORE
Beyond Type 1 Programs supported by the JDRF – Beyond Type 1 Alliance:
Type One RunType One Run is a grassroots movement of ordinary people dedicated to building support, community, and awareness for those affected by type 1 diabetes through running.MORE
Snail Mail ClubSnail Mail Club is a pen pal program for kids and teens (adults are welcome too) with type 1 diabetes around the world.MORE
Jesse Was HereJesse Was Here provides resources, support and tools for those navigating life after a loved one's type 1 death. MORE
When it comes to making policy change, our voices are stronger when we raise them together.
AdvocacyLearn more about the advocacy efforts we are working on together to improve the lives of people with T1D. MORE
The Special Diabetes Program: What It Is and How You Can HelpU.S. health centers can receive $150 million per year for type 1 diabetes research; you can influence whether or not they receive this vital funding.MORE
Communications + Education
We’re working together to provide the best resources for the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community.
When you come across articles, stories and news that the Beyond Type 1 and JDRF teams have worked together to create, you’ll see the Alliance logo.
COVID-19 + DiabetesThe global outbreak of the novel coronavirus has added new challenges, fears, and uncertainties for people living with diabetes, but we have a simple goal: tap into the power of the global diabetes co...MORE
Type 1 Diabetes ResearchThrough the JDRF – Beyond Type 1 Alliance, Beyond Type 1 has partnered with JDRF—the world’s biggest nonprofit funder of type 1 diabetes research —to educate our community on the impor...MORE
Marina and the MicroscopeThis children's book designed to inspire, educate, and build understanding for all kids with diabetes, was made possible through the JDRF - Beyond Type 1 Alliance, in partnership with ADCMORE
This is Why I Screen My Children for Type 1 DiabetesYou can now catch type 1 diabetes months or even *years* before symptoms of the disease show up. Plus, new treatments are on the way to even delay T1D.MORE
Read the official announcement of the JDRF—Beyond Type 1 Alliance here.