The Ride of Your Life!

Be a part of the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes! We have a local team of 60 riders heading to different fabulous ride destinations. Come be a part of this exciting group and experience a weekend to remember. Please contact Patty at pjohnson@jdrf.org or 952-236-3455 for more information. ride.jdrf.org

Congratulations to Our 2015 Children’s Congress Delegates

Congratulations to Dominik Caffes, Landen Grimes, and Abbie Nelson, who were selected as our chapter’s Children’s Congress delegates. They will be representing Minnesota children with T1D in Washington DC in July. Every two years, more than 150 children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) gather in Washington, D.C., to meet face-to-face with some of the […]

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) […]

You Can Aspire to Find a Cure

You Can Aspire to Find a Cure

Aspire Beverage will donate 10₵ to JDRF per bottle purchased between February 21 – March 21 at any Target, Lunds &Byerly’s or Cub Foods! And how about a bonus: save $ by getting your coupon for your Aspire beverage here!

JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes Information Night

When cycling and charity combine….magic happens! YOU are invited for complimentary appetizers and to learn more about the Ride to Cure Diabetes program and meet other riders. The ride provides a fun-filled weekend that brings together riders from around the world to raise funds for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Whatever your skill level, we […]