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 […]

JDRF Northeast Wisconsin Chapter Annual Meeting

SAVE THE DATE! We are excited to review our past year with you at our upcoming Annual Meeting at Fox Valley Technical College. This is an open meeting; all those interested in supporting JDRF are strongly encouraged to attend. Date: Tuesday, June 16th Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Place: Fox Valley Technical College-Room A170 825 N. Bluemound […]

Join Team Northeast Wisconsin at a Ride to Cure Diabetes

Long-time JDRF-supporter, including board member from 2011 to 2015, Kent Altmann is again contributing his talent and experience to JDRF, but in a different capacity. “It is my pleasure to join the Northeast Wisconsin JDRF Chapter Ride to Cure coaching team this year. I have participated in six LaCrosse rides and one Death Valley JDRF […]

Two-year $300 Million Special Diabetes Program Extended

In an overwhelming vote, the U.S. Senate approved a two-year extension of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP)—an initiative that accounts for roughly one-third of all federally-funded type 1 diabetes (T1D) research in the United States. “JDRF staff and our network of advocacy leaders and passionate volunteers all across the U.S. work tirelessly every day to […]

Support Local Businesses by Purchasing JDRF Sneakers

Check out these local businesses that will be holding JDRF sneaker campaigns this Spring. Make sure to stop by these businesses to purchase a sneaker and thank them for supporting JDRF. Want to hold sneaker sales at your company? There is still time! Call the JDRF Office at 920-997-0038 for details and sign up. AnchorBank—10 […]

JDRF Draws a Winning Encapsulation Strategy

JDRF video demonstrates the differences between micro-encapsulation and macro-encapsulation A new video, “Sketching Encapsulation,” was created for JDRF’s FY2014 Annual Report. Albert J. Hwa, Ph.D., Director of Discovery Research at JDRF, explains encapsulation and outlines four encapsulation projects that are currently supported by JDRF. “Over the last seven years, JDRF has cultivated several encapsulation research […]

2015 Youth Ambassadors

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2015 Youth Ambassadors for the Walk. You can still Register for the Walk by clicking here. Spencer –Green Bay Walk to Cure Diabetes “My name is Spencer. I am 13 years old and in the 7th grade. I love to play sports, football is my favorite. I love to hang out with […]

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 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 […]