Marshalls Paper Sneaker Sale

From August 30 – October 3, 2015 customers will have the opportunity to donate to JDRF by purchasing a JDRF sneaker at checkout at any of the over 990 Marshalls locations across the United States and Puerto Rico.  Be sure to visit your local Marshalls store and purchase a JDRF sneaker for $1, $5 or […]

Schlotzsky’s Step Up! Campaign

Support Schlotzsky’s Step Up! campaign to benefit JDRF. 2015 will be the fourth year that Schlotzsky’s has partnered with JDRF and to date they have raised more than $550,000 dollars in support of type one diabetes research. In FY15, Schlotzsky’s generated more than $225,000 for JDRF through donations made in some 350 restaurants in the […]

2015 Board of Distinction

We are excited to announce that the JDRF Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter has been recognized by our JDRF National team with the 2015 JDRF Board of Distinction! The Board of Distinction recognizes a set of established best practices that are shared by successful chapter boards throughout the organization. We appreciate the dedicated board members who work […]

Join us for a Brat Fry

Join Sports Radio 105.7 The Fan and team Jacked Up for Diabetes for a Brat Fry on Saturday, September 5th at the Pick n’ Save on Hwy 100 between North Avenue and Watertown Plank Road from 11am – 1pm.  Because of the generosity of Johnsonville, Brownberry and Roundy’s, 100% of the proceeds will go to […]

Waukesha County Supervisor Crowley Bikes for a Cause

Waukesha County Supervisor Crowley Bikes for a Cause

Check out this awesome article featuring Waukesha County Supervisor & JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes participant Mike Crowley to be featured in “The County Beat” in September. Mike has raised over $18,000 and will be participating in the Rides in La Crosse, Nashville and Tucson! Click the link below to see the full article. BEAT […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 changed my life

Of all the activities I have done with JDRF over the past seven years, none affected me as much as traveling to Washington, D.C., to tell my story at JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress. Until recently, I was the only student at my school with type 1 diabetes (T1D), so I did not know how connecting […]

Smiling Young Boy Visiting His Pediatrician

Moving Toward Early Diagnosis

Population-based screening for risk factors could help change the course of type 1 diabetes Researchers have known for some time that the risk of developing type 1 diabetes (T1D) can be detected by looking for the presence of specific autoantibodies. That knowledge has allowed JDRF to support TrialNet, a project that screens close relatives of people […]

Discovering the Best Size and Shape for Beta Cell Replacement

Discovering the Best Size and Shape for Beta Cell Replacement

Watch this: To learn more from MIT’s Dr. Anderson. Smaller Is Not Always Stealthier In a recent Nature Materials’ publication, Daniel Anderson, Ph.D., of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) detailed how the immune system responds to implanted material depending on its size and shape. In this short video, you can learn about the future […]

White House Honors Tidepool for Its Development of T1D Data Technology

New apps help simplify T1D management Tidepool™—a JDRF-supported nonprofit committed to reducing the burden of type 1 diabetes (T1D)—has received a White House Champion of Change Precision Medicine Award for its work to develop innovative, open-source software and mobile phone apps that help people with T1D better manage the disease. The technologies will provide tools […]

One Drug’s To-Do List Could Grow

An osteoporosis medication could help restore insulin production in people with type 1 diabetes Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is caused by an autoimmune attack on insulin-producing beta cells, but studies have shown that many adults with long-term T1D are able to maintain some of their beta cells. One potential approach to curing the disease is […]