Confessions of a Reluctant Manager

Confessions of a Reluctant Manager

Okay, I’ll admit it. When I was first approached to manage the JDRF Team for the Fargo Marathon, I hesitated. Looking outside at the waves of snow and the blistering -35 degree wind chill that awaited me outside my door, I was totally unmotivated. “And how,” I thought, “am I going to motivate others to […]

An Invitation! Research Update and Roll & Stroll Kick-off

Your family is invited to learn about JDRF as an organization, hear about JDRF’s research goals and an update on current research progress. Join JDRF’s Roll & Stroll which will be held on Sunday May 18th at Soldiers Memorial Field in Rochester. Find out how you can support JDRF research by participating in this year’s […]

Hotel Deals Extended for the Walk!

The Hyatt Place Minneapolis South, the Holiday Inn Express and Suites, and Radisson Blu at Mall of America have extended their discounted rates for any families looking to stay overnight before or after the Walk! Great Hotel Deals!

Hotel Deals for your Walk to Cure Diabetes Weekend!

Several hotels in the area have offered discounted rates for participants in the Walk to Cure Diabetes in Bloomington! Click on the link below to find some great deals – but hurry! Many of these rates are only good if you book them by January 31! Hotel Discounts for Walk Weekend! Haven’t registered for the […]

Eight Weeks Until the 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes!

Eight Weeks Until the 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes!

Join the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes and help us raise $1.75 million for type one diabetes research.  Exciting research advances are happening NOW.   We know that you care about diabetes and your participation and fundraising, large or small, will have an impact. Join the efforts and REGISTER TODAY!  

Ross Marcus, Keynote Speaker Kerri Sparling, and Emily Greene

JDRF Reach & Teach You: A Great Success!

Reach & Teach U proved to be an extraordinary learning and networking opportunity for those living with T1D! This year’s event, which happened on November 16 at Minnetonka High School, produced a record-breaking crowd of over 200 adults and 85 children at Kids Kamp! A few of the presentations that were given that morning can […]

Upcoming Activities for Camp Sweet Life Families

Please mark your calendars and make plans to join fellow Camp Sweet Life Families for the following activities: Friday, November 22nd 6 PM- 8:30 PM* at the Boy Scouts of America, 810 Madison Avenue, Mankato, MN: Bring the family for pizza and hear a presentation from Dr. Larson on the History of Insulin, based on […]

Get Up and Glow with Camp Sweet Life

Wear your best glowing, neon, and flashing items to take part in some Glow Fun! On September 21, this 5K and “Kids K” run/walk in Sibley Park, Mankato will benefit Camp Sweet Life, a local non-profit serving the needs of youth with T1D. Register by September 9 to guarantee your t-shirt! Register at and […]