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Red Maxwell has been a JDRF advocate since July 1997, two weeks after the Type-1 Diabetes diagnosis of his 18-month-old daughter, Cassie. He currently serves on JDRF's International Board of Directors and is the Chair of the MarComm Committee. Red also founded TypeOneNation.org, JDRF’s highly successful social network for Type-1 diabetes. Since 2004, Red has written about parenting a child with diabetes on his widely read blog, daddybetes.com. Professionally, Red Maxwell is founder and President of Onramp Branding, a branding and online marketing agency based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


Father Knows Best

Red Maxwell | June 14, 2013
Unlike network television, life with diabetes can't be solved within reasonable time limits. It takes perseverance, patience and huge helpings of hope.