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 […]

Ford Family Team Sponsorship

Ford is a valued part of the JDRF family! Ford’s 2015 Global Walk Partner status means a renewal of goodwill and support for JDRF. Ford’s sponsorship impacts several activities at our Chapter and we appreciate Ford’s steadfast dedication. Ford Dealerships have the unique opportunity to support Family Walk Teams with a fundraising match. This partnership […]

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              

Well-Timed AP Technology Offers Peace of Mind in the UK

A JDRF-funded study at the University of Cambridge showed that an overnight treat-to-range device improved glucose control A recent JDRF-funded study at the University of Cambridge has found that unsupervised, at-home use of a treat-to-range artificial pancreas system can improve blood-glucose control throughout the night and into the next day. You can click on the […]

Two-year $300 Million Special Diabetes Program Extended

In an overwhelming vote, the U.S. Senate approved a two-year extension of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP)—an initiative that accounts for roughly one-third of all federally-funded type 1 diabetes (T1D) research in the United States. “JDRF staff and our network of advocacy leaders and passionate volunteers all across the U.S. work tirelessly every day to […]

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 […]