Join JDRF at Qdoba!

Join JDRF at the Qdoba at 12345 W. Capitol Drive in Wauwatosa on Tuesday, April 21 from 5-9pm.  10% of your purchase goes towards the JDRF One Walk in Milwaukee.  Helping turn Type One into Type None.  Please bring this FLYER to make your purchase count!        

Gala Photos Available!

Photos from Under the Sea – 2015 JDRF Gala are available! Preview Gala photos at: http://distinctivememories.smugmug.com/JDRF-2015-Gala/i-vsQfrgT Preview Step and Repeat photos at: http://shelleylynnphotography.smugmug.com/JDRFgala2015/2015              

2014 Board of Distinction

The Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter of JDRF is proud to announce that we have been awarded with a 2014 Board of Distinction! Over the course of its 43 year history, JDRF has documented and established best practices that are shared by successful chapter boards across the organization. Boards that achieve these norms are recognized with the […]

JDRF Draws a Winning Encapsulation Strategy

JDRF video demonstrates the differences between micro-encapsulation and macro-encapsulation A new video, “Sketching Encapsulation,” was created for JDRF’s FY2014 Annual Report. Albert J. Hwa, Ph.D., Director of Discovery Research at JDRF, explains encapsulation and outlines four encapsulation projects that are currently supported by JDRF. “Over the last seven years, JDRF has cultivated several encapsulation research […]

Your design can supercharge T1D research

Kids, start your sketching! Children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), ages 5 to 18, are encouraged to let their imaginations race for the checkered flag in the 2015 Race Car Design Contest for JDRF, hosted by Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire and Auto Centers. From now until March 12, children can submit their JDRF-inspired race car […]

DexCom CGM System to Offer Real-Time Glucose Data Sharing

DexCom CGM System to Offer Real-Time Glucose Data Sharing

DexCom G4® Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitoring System with Share Allows Users to Wirelessly Transmit Blood-Glucose Data and Alerts to Up to Five “Followers” in Real-Time    Medical device manufacturer DexCom is rolling out the first FDA-approved continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system that allows real-time sharing of blood-glucose data. The DexCom G4® Platinum Glucose Monitoring System with […]

Meet Kimberly Roosevelt: JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress Chair

It is JDRF Advocacy’s great honor to announce that Kimberly C. Roosevelt, of Dallas, Texas, will serve as chair of JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress to be held in Washington, D.C., this July. Kim, a prominent JDRF Advocate and volunteer leader, and mother to 13-year-old Elizabeth who lives with type 1 diabetes (T1D), will welcome more […]

Investigating the Role of Regulatory T Cells in T1D

A video explains a potential new immune therapy in the words of the T1D investigator and one of the clinical study participants JDRF Research in the Field spoke to the lead investigator, Dr. Stephen Gitelman at the University of California San Francisco’s Children’s Hospital, who enrolled 14 people recently diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) […]

Students with T1D Get a Boost from Lilly Diabetes

Students with Type 1 Diabetes Get a Boost from Lilly Diabetes to Attend College Lilly Diabetes supports scholarships through donation to Diabetes Scholars Foundation ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. and INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Does #T1D put college out of reach? @LillyDiabetes & @DiabetesScholars don’t think so.  Scholarship program now open. College freshmen face tremendous […]

Next-Generation Artificial Pancreas System Launches

Medtronic’s New MiniMed®640G Artificial Pancreas System Predicts and Helps Prevent Deadly Low Glucose Emergencies A four year-old Australian boy with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is the first person to use a groundbreaking commercial artificial pancreas system that can predict and automatically prevent low blood-glucose emergencies. Medtronic’s MiniMed® 640G is an insulin pump/continuous glucose monitor combination […]