Volunteer Spotlight: Martin Gilmore

Volunteer Spotlight: Martin Gilmore

Martin Gilmore and his wife Susan were Co-Chairs of the Piedmont Triad Hope Gala in 2013. Martin Gilmore is a focused professional and dedicated father who is “in the game” until JDRF has accomplished its vision of creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). Why JDRF? Martin’s daughter, Margaret, was diagnosed with T1D in 2007 […]

A New Switch Hitter for Type 1 Diabetes Discovered

Pancreatic cells are more adaptable and possess a greater potential for self-healing than previously assumed For decades, the prevailing wisdom was that beta cells could not regenerate and that their loss in type 1 diabetes (T1D) was irreversible—the reason why people with T1D require insulin injections for life. JDRF-funded research is helping rewrite the textbook […]

Boost JDRF research progress at Walgreens and Duane Reade

Get your flu shot at your community Walgreens or Duane Reade and JDRF will receive money for T1D research From September 1 to November 30, Walgreens will donate $1 to JDRF per flu shot to our supporters — up to a total of $100,000! Download and bring in this JDRF promotional flyer on your visit. […]

Support Medicare Coverage of Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM)

Thousands of people are benefiting daily from tighter glucose control reached with the help of a continuous glucose monitor (CGM). However, Medicare does not currently cover CGM devices, leaving seniors with type 1 diabetes (T1D) vulnerable. It’s time for Medicare to cover CGMs. * Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Co-chairs of the […]

Golfing for a Cure

The Iron Range Juvenile Diabetes Support Group is hosting its 11th annual Golfing for a Cure Tournament on Saturday, September 20 at the the Eveleth Golf Course. This is a four-person team scramble with registration at 8:00am and a shotgun start at 9:00am, followed by a lunch, prize presentation, raffle drawing and silent auction. The […]

Ski for Team JDRF!

Ski for Team JDRF!

For the third year, JDRF joins the American Birkebeiner as its exclusive charity partner. The American Birkebeiner, also known as the Birkie, a year-round lifestyle choice for thousands of outdoor fitness enthusiasts of all levels. The 88-kilometer Birkie Trail system attracts skiers, runners, bikers, trekkers, and hikers, from casual day-trippers to elite superstars. Located near […]

Support these JDRF corporate partners in Fall JDRF Sneaker Sales

Each year, these dedicated JDRF corporate partners hold JDRF Paper Sneaker Sales whose proceeds help JDRF fund type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. They also raise awareness of JDRF and the critical need for research to benefit people living with T1D among their employees and in the communities in which they live and work. We encourage […]

Research Teamwork is Key to Curing Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF takes center stage at Capitol Hill briefing on accelerating biomedical research progress Richard A. Insel, M.D., JDRF’s Chief Scientific Officer, joined other research leaders at a Congressional briefing on, “How the Research-by-Consortia Model Will Lead to Faster Cures” held recently in Washington D.C. The briefing brought together biomedical leaders from foundations, industry, government, and […]