Students with Diabetes Internship Program

The Students with Diabetes Internship Program places college students with T1D in internships with JDRF, Novo Nordisk, and many other companies in the diabetes community. Please encourage your family and friends with T1D age 18-25 who are in college to apply for this unique professional experience!  The application deadline is in December. Those interested can […]

Join the Southeastern Wisconsin Ride Team!

Be a part of the Southeastern Wisconsin Ride Team. The JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes is a destination cycling event that takes place in several stunning locations across the United States. Cyclists of all skill levels come together to raise funds for JDRF – the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research- and […]

JDRF Southeastern Wisconsin & Kohl’s Cares Partnership

We are excited to be moving to Miller Park for the 2015 JDRF One Walk, Milwaukee locally presented by Kohl’s Cares! Kohl’s actively supports kids’ health and education initiatives in communities nationwide including in their Hometown of Milwaukee. One way they fulfill this mission is by sponsoring JDRF One Walk™. Since 1996, Kohl’s and Kohl’s […]

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              

Advocacy

2012 was a successful year for JDRF and our supporters. JDRF’s research mission is to discover, develop and deliver advances that cure, better treat and prevent type 1 diabetes (T1D).  As the global leader in the fight against T1D, JDRF’s research programs are comprehensive.  In 2012 we witnessed a $150 million extension of the Special […]

2015 JDRF Children’s Congress Day Three Recap

After three days of advocacy, education and networking, the 2015 JDRF Children’s Congress is over. All 163 of our delegates and their families are traveling back to their home states and countries, spanning Alaska to Australia, having left an indelible mark on hundreds of Members of Congress. Yesterday morning, our delegates and their families got […]

2015 JDRF Children’s Congress Day Two Recap

After months of anticipation and a lot of hard work, we’re finally ready to storm Capitol Hill! Yesterday was the final day of preparation for our 163 delegates. Today, JDRF Advocacy staff gave region-specific training to our delegates on how to have the most impactful Hill visits possible. We want every Senator and Congressperson to […]

Diabetes Myths – Busted

Diabetes myths sure have been in the news lately. A heated debate, which took place primarily via social media, peaked last week and is still being discussed among our diabetes community and beyond. And for good reason. It’s clear that we have a lot of educating yet to do about diabetes. Diabetes, in its many […]

Save the Date- Taking Diabetes to School Transitions Series

Save the Date- Taking Diabetes to School Transitions Series

Transitions Series: Discussing Diabetes Life Stages Taking Diabetes To School – “What You Need To Know” Just beginning school, or having an older school age child suddenly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D), is one of the most stressful transitions for both parents and children. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or have questions from last year’s […]

Check out upcoming third party events!

Are you interested in attending and supporting other events put on by the Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter’s volunteers and T1D’s to benefit our JDRF chapter? With a variety of fundraising events from golf outings, bowling events, brat frys and more- there’s bound to be something for your! Check out the section on our website that lists […]

JDRF Response to CrossFit

At JDRF, we don’t believe diabetes is a laughing matter or something to be joked about. During the week of June 29, CrossFit posted insensitive images and misleading information regarding diabetes, both type 1 and type 2. JDRF chose to take a positive approach and educate the members of the CrossFit social media team on the differences […]

Calling All Artists!

Its time for More Than Card’s Art Search 2015! But first: Congratulations to all of 2014’s artists. The class included 8 products that sold more than 1000 cards each, several substantially more. Well done, young Picassos! Our children’s artwork search program remains the same. Children get the chance to have their artwork professionally printed on […]

Everyone Should Have the Best Diabetes Technologies

Read Annika’s bio I’ve known diabetes all of my life… I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 2006 when I was seven years old and my little brother was diagnosed in 2009 when he was 22 months old. Our grandpa also has T1D. When he was diagnosed in 1957 at the age of […]