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Attention Adults Living with Type 1 Diabetes

November 24, 2010

JDRF recognizes that children with type 1 diabetes don’t outgrow the disease, and that more and more adults are being diagnosed with type 1 everyday. The JDRF Greater Dallas Chapter welcomes you to attend our great networking opportunities so that you can meet other adults living with type 1, share your experiences and hear from wonderful guest speakers on life topics and diabetes research, please see all the details below.

Adult T1 Networking Group: Join other adults living with type 1 diabetes on the first Tuesday of every month for an adult DFW Insulin User Group. See all details below on upcoming meetings and for more information please contact Linda Bailey at (817) 504-3754.

  • Date:  Tuesday, December 7, 2010
  • Time: 7pm-9pm
  • Location: Fifty50 Pharmacy @ 1420 Valwood Parkway #205 Carrollton,TX 75006
  • Beverly Millison, RD/LD, CDE will be speaking about what supplements can affect diabetes, whether positively or negatively.
  • Date:  Tuesday, January 4, 2011
  • Time: 7pm-9pm
  • Location: Fifty50 Pharmacy @ 1420 Valwood Parkway #205 Carrollton,TX 75006
  • Jeanine Connolly, a licensed Professional Counselor-intern who’s actively managed Type 1 for nearly 40 years, will be discussing the secrets to keeping resolutions and building the life you want, once and for all.

Diabetes Research Updates & Open Board Meetings: The JDRF Greater Dallas Chapter welcomes all of our adults living with type 1 diabetes to join us at our quarterly diabetes research updates and open board meetings.  Our next meeting is taking place on Thursday, January 20th, please see all details below and also check out our website to view our upcoming schedule.

  • Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011
  • Time: Cocktails at 6:30pm & Program begins at 7pm
  • Location:Doubletree Hotel Campbell Centre @ 8250 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, Texas 75206
  • Dr. Gregory Clark is the guest speaker and will be giving an important diabetes research update.
  • Please RSVP to Julie Brown at jabrown@jdrf.org.

JDRF also has wonderful resources available for adult T1’s, like our Adult Type 1 Toolkit: This new toolkit, while focusing primarily on the newly diagnosed adult type 1 includes information for all adults with type 1. However, in the near future JDRF will have additional resources specific to the adult with established type 1. [Read more about JDRF’s Adult Type 1 Initiative launch and future resources.] To request an Adult Type 1 Toolkit, please email Tressa Thomas with the JDRF Greater Dallas Chapter at tthomas@jdrf.org.

Additionally, here are some articles that you might find interesting:

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Visit our JDRF Dallas website!

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