Party Planning Enthusiasts/Volunteers Needed for Gala

Do you have a passion for party/event planning? We need you. We are currently looking to add a few more people to the Party Planning committee to help with everything from table centerpieces, decor, auction production and event experience. Whether you can help for 1 hour or weekly up to the event or just the […]

Unlocking a Combination Therapy for New Onset T1D

A new study is further assessing if a novel combination of drugs could help treat new onset type 1 diabetes University of Florida researchers are ready to launch a new clinical study to examine if a combination of two U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved drugs, antithymocyte globulin (ATG) and granulocyte colony stimulating factor […]

Give a Gift to Your School’s Library

The holidays are coming! Before your students head off to a new year, why not schedule a community service fundraiser through JDRF Kids for a Cure? Enroll by the end of December and we will send your child’s school or youth organization two fun books on type 1 diabetes (T1D) – one for teachers/instructors and […]

A song worth more than a listen

Korn releases exclusive download to benefit T1D research What can one voice raised against type 1 diabetes (T1D) do? If you’re Jonathan Davis, lead singer of acclaimed rock band Korn, one voice can reach millions to help people living with T1D. Jonathan’s young son, Zeppelin, was diagnosed with T1D just over a year ago, and […]

Advancing a Key Artificial Pancreas Technology

Stable liquid glucagon developed by JDRF partner Xeris evaluated in first clinical study The JDRF Artificial Pancreas (AP) project is focused on accelerating the development of commercially-viable AP systems that better mimic the biological function of the pancreas and reduce the daily burden of managing type 1 diabetes (T1D). To achieve this goal, JDRF funds […]

Improving Beta Cell Health and Survival

JDRF-funded clinical study to test marketed drug to improve beta cell health and survival in T1D JDRF recently awarded a $2.1 million grant to Anath Shalev, M.D., director of the University of Alabama’s (UAB) Comprehensive Diabetes Center, to test the impact of a common blood pressure drug called verapamil on the health and survival of […]

Join Us on the 2015 JDRF One Walk Committee

Do you have a PASSION to serve for a good cause? Do you want to be a part of something bigger? Looking for a way to get some community service hours? JOIN US ON THE 2015 JDRF ONE WALK Committee  Help in all areas is needed: Pre-Event Planning, Marketing, Sponsor Development, Logistics & MORE!!!!! Contact […]

Congratulations to our 2014 Ride Team!

As this year’s season comes to a close, we just wanted to recognize the achievements that this team has made! This year marks the 10 year anniversary of the Michigan Great Lakes West Ride to Cure Diabetes Team. Started by a few dedicated volunteers, the team has grown over the years with many of the […]