Today, type 1 diabetes research grant funding is in steady decline. More and more money is spent on type 2 research while the key fundraisers, including the ADA and JDRF, are decreasing the amount spent on T1D research.
During the past five years, research grant funding provided by the JDRF declined 60%, and in 2015 reached a record low. At the same time, the ADA reduced type 1 research funding to only 3% of its annual income.
By signing this petition, you join all of us in asking the JDRF, ADA, and other key T1D fundraisers to significantly increase the amount of money used for research grants.