Everyone Should Have the Best Diabetes Technologies

Read Annika’s bio I’ve known diabetes all of my life… I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 2006 when I was seven years old and my little brother was diagnosed in 2009 when he was 22 months old. Our grandpa also has T1D. When he was diagnosed in 1957 at the age of […]

JDRF Year End Update

Thanks to those of you who made the annual meeting last Thursday evening and a special thanks to our presenters.  Among some exciting news from Dr. Michael Wood about progress on many research fronts, we got good updates on our successes, growth and potential growth. Welcomes and Farewells! The best things about an annual meeting […]

Run or Walk with Team JDRF

Team JDRF is gearing up for a great running season, join us this October for the Grand Rapids Marathon Weekend and in January for the Disney Marathon Weekend! Not a runner?  That’s okay!  We invite Team JDRF participants to come out and run OR walk in these events.  This is a great time to get […]

JDRF Food Booth comes to GR Festival of the Arts

If you are heading down to Festival of the Arts this weekend (June 5th, 6th and 7th), make sure you stop by the JDRF Food Booth, hosted by the Michigan Great Lakes West Ride to Cure Team. Proceeds will benefit JDRF and you can choose from some tasty wraps. Check out this nice mention in GRNow.com. […]

Join us for JDRF One Walk Informational Nights – Grand Rapids

The JDRF One Walk team will host Walk Informational Nights throughout the 2015 walk season.  The purpose of these meetings is to provide an environment to help Team Captains and Co-Captains achieve their fundraising goals.  Each meeting will focus on a different aspect of Walk and serves as a great opportunity to interact with JDRF […]

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 […]

Volunteers make the world go round!

The Michigan Great Lakes West Chapter wants to recognize all of our volunteers for the years of support. This week, April 12–18, is designated National Volunteer Week, at JDRF, we celebrate our volunteers every day. No other organization can boast of the strong volunteer/staff partnership we share. Our dedicated and passionate volunteers help us make a […]