Charities, Healthcare and Gaming – Oh My! (Real Chemistry)
JDRF is the world’s leading funder of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, which affects millions in the USA alone. On today’s episode, we meet with Josh Larson and Dan Connors, some of the founders and leaders of Game2Give, JDRF’s charity streaming program that has raised thousands in the search of a cure for T1D. If you’ve ever wondered how gaming for good comes to life, this is the episode for you.
Diabetes Hits the Video Gaming and Livestreaming World (DiabetesMine)
A new wave of diabetes awareness and fundraising continues to grow as national diabetes organizations and companies tap into the video game and livestreaming industries as a way to reach more people and make diabetes more visible.
This Animal Crossing: New Horizons Island Exists To Raise Diabetes Awareness (NintendoLife)
Over 1 in 10 Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, according to a 2019 report from the CDC — which includes Type 1, caused by your own body attacking itself; Type 2, which can be prevented or delayed with lifestyle changes; and gestational diabetes, which develops in pregnant women and usually goes away after the baby is born.
Roblox, game developers, and JDRF team up to fight type 1 diabetes (GamesBeat)
Roblox is hosting a game inside its virtual world platform to help raise awareness for Type 1 diabetes. The game, was made by Roblox developer MelonDev with medical research nonprofit JDRF, formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The JDRF One World game is available today.