New this year! Members of
our Chapter can help accelerate the pace of diabetes research
by partnering with JDRF to raise funds for the annual Gala Fund A Cure
Campaign. All you have to do is set up a fundraising page, email it to
your peers, and ask them to support research! To get started, please sign
Click here to join!
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is
an autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system attacks and
destroys the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas. While its causes
are not yet entirely understood, scientists believe that both genetic
factors and environmental triggers are involved.