February: Baby Love - Welcome Baby Piper!

As some of you may remember from last summer, our very own Courtney Beall, Media Director, missed camp due to the arrival of someone very special!
Courtney and her husband, Sean, welcomed Piper Sue into the world on August 14, 2009 at 12:04 a.m. She weighed 7 lbs., 9 oz. and was 21 inches long. Mom reports that Piper is a very mellow baby who loves to look around and watch people. She also loves pink and the Oregon Ducks! We know you'll think she's as cute as we do ... enjoy the pictures and next time you talk to Courtney you can weigh-in on the Ducks outfit!

Piper loves pink

Courtney & Piper
Piper was a flower girl in her Aunt's wedding the very week she was born!

Hot Dog!

Cute as an Oregon Duck

Watch a video of Piper laughing at her Daddy's golf swing:


February: A look at friendships

"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light." Helen Keller.

Having friends to share your life with is important ... when you're dealing with one of life's challenges, like diabetes, having a friend to stand by your side is a great source of strength. So, how does your diabetes affect your friendships? Can you share your experiences with a good friend? Check out one 17-year-old's story about her diabetes and the impact in has on her circle of friends:


JDRF WALK - 2009

February: A month to celebrate love and friendship!

How does diabetes fit into friendship, love and dating? This month, we'll take a look at what it means to love someone with diabetes. Check out what we found:

"Dating and Diabetes: He Said, She Said" - An insightful article by our own Chris Dudley and Chris Love-Dudley, addresses the question, "When is the right time to tell a date or boyfriend or girlfriend about your diabetes?"


"Love me, Love my Diabetes" - by Kerri Sparling, is an honest look at one woman's decision to openly share her diabetes with a new boyfriend.



Chris Dudley Profile

dLife visits this basketball superstar who has dedicated his post season career to making life better for kids with diabetes. Watch Chris' story now!

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