Want to help find a cure?

What is needed?

  • Increase the pace of research
  • Join thousands of others who make their voices heard

How does it help?

  • JDRF grassroots efforts led to DOUBLED federal diabetes spending over 5 years.
  • "If not for JDRF, there would be no federal funding for embryonic stem cell research" Frank Rich, The New York Times

What is involved?

  •  Write letters, send emails, make phone calls, and attend community functions.

JDRF Legislative Advocates receive:

  • Regular updates on diabetes research initiatives in bill before Congress.
  • Legislative alerts on when and how to write your representative and senators on matters of immediate importance.
  • Regular e-mail updates on diabetes related public policy events in Washington, D.C.
  • News on advocacy initiatives like the Promise to Remember Me Campaign and the JDRF Children's Congress. 

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