When Jadah Schuh first heard about TrialNet screening at a JDRF Walk, she wanted to do it, but there was one problem: the blood draw. Several years and JDRF Walks would go by before, at age 8, she finally got screened at Camp Needlepoint, where her brother, Travis, was attending a T1D camp.
Like many parents, AJ & Emily Eyth were worried about their daughters’ risk to develop type 1 diabetes because AJ lives with the disease. They learned about the TrialNet Pathway to Prevention risk screening offered at the University of South Florida and decided to enroll their daughters, Kacie & Kaley.
Bridget Montgomery’s introduction to type 1 diabetes was when her son, Clifford, was diagnosed in DKA at the age of 6. It was at their initial type 1 diabetes training through Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh that she learned about the opportunity to participate in TrialNet.