Investigating the Role of Regulatory T Cells in T1D

A video explains a potential new immune therapy in the words of the T1D investigator and one of the clinical study participants JDRF Research in the Field spoke to the lead investigator, Dr. Stephen Gitelman at the University of California San Francisco’s Children’s Hospital, who enrolled 14 people recently diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) […]

Ride with Team Northeast Wisconsin in 2015!

When cycling and charity combine…magic happens. Join us for a fun-filled weekend that brings together riders from around the world to raise funds for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Whatever your skill level, the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes is a great experience! Sarah Meidl and her son Holden Meidl of Antigo rode with Team […]

Direct Your Thrivent Choice Dollars to JDRF

Did you know that you can direct your Thrivent Choice Dollars to enrolled charities of your choice, including JDRF? By directing Choice Dollars®, eligible Thrivent members can recommend which nonprofit organizations they feel should receive charitable grant funding from Thrivent. If you are an eligible member, please consider us when directing Choice Dollars to help […]

Next-Generation Artificial Pancreas System Launches

Medtronic’s New MiniMed®640G Artificial Pancreas System Predicts and Helps Prevent Deadly Low Glucose Emergencies A four year-old Australian boy with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is the first person to use a groundbreaking commercial artificial pancreas system that can predict and automatically prevent low blood-glucose emergencies. Medtronic’s MiniMed® 640G is an insulin pump/continuous glucose monitor combination […]

T1D Trial Looks to Teach an Old Drug New Tricks

JDRF-funded clinical study of a drug called TUDCA looks to improve beta cell functioning in people recently diagnosed with T1D Until recently, much of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research has focused on suppressing the autoimmune system to prevent or reverse disease, but this approach has been slow to yield promising, long-term results in people with […]

Meet our Gala Fund A Cure Speaker

Meet our Fund A Cure Speaker Melissa Kampmann Our family has been working hard to raise money to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D) and this year is no different as I am honored to be the featured Fund A Cure Speaker at the 11th Annual JDRF Celebrity Gala. On Saturday, February 7, […]

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 […]

11th Annual JDRF Celebrity Gala

Bicycle retailer Wheel & Sprocket will be presented with the Living & Giving Award on February 7, 2015 at the 11th Annual JDRF Celebrity Gala presented by Grant Thornton and Galloway Company. In announcing the honor, JDRF Northeast Wisconsin Executive Director Julie Feest cited exceptional dedication and commitment by Wheel & Sprocket to JDRF 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 […]