CGM-Medicare Bill Introduced in House

JDRF Commends U.S. Representatives Reed, DeGette and Whitfield for Introducing Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Coverage Legislation JDRF commends U.S. Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY), Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Ed Whitfield (R-KY) for introducing legislation, H.R. 5644, the ‘Medicare CGM Access Act of 2014,’ calling for continuous glucose monitor (CGM) coverage by Medicare. This legislation (which now […]

Walk Day Information: JDRF One Walk Boston

The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes has become JDRF One Walk in Boston and other select markets.  We’ve changed the name of our flagship fundraising event to communicate our focus on a single goal: creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D).  The new name and bold look at this year’s JDRF One Walk reflect […]

Walk Day Information: Central MA Walk to Diabetes

Important Walk Day Information The funds and support raised by JDRF Walk—our flagship fundraising event and the largest type 1 diabetes (T1D) event in the world—help us turn Type One into Type None. Thank you for walking with us! BEFORE THE WALK 1. We HIGHLY encourage all Walkers to pre-register online at http://walk.jdrf.org/centralmass2014.  Not only […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Martin Gilmore

Volunteer Spotlight: Martin Gilmore

Martin Gilmore and his wife Susan were Co-Chairs of the Piedmont Triad Hope Gala in 2013. Martin Gilmore is a focused professional and dedicated father who is “in the game” until JDRF has accomplished its vision of creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). Why JDRF? Martin’s daughter, Margaret, was diagnosed with T1D in 2007 […]

A New Switch Hitter for Type 1 Diabetes Discovered

Pancreatic cells are more adaptable and possess a greater potential for self-healing than previously assumed For decades, the prevailing wisdom was that beta cells could not regenerate and that their loss in type 1 diabetes (T1D) was irreversible—the reason why people with T1D require insulin injections for life. JDRF-funded research is helping rewrite the textbook […]

Boost JDRF research progress at Walgreens and Duane Reade

Get your flu shot at your community Walgreens or Duane Reade and JDRF will receive money for T1D research From September 1 to November 30, Walgreens will donate $1 to JDRF per flu shot to our supporters — up to a total of $100,000! Download and bring in this JDRF promotional flyer on your visit. […]

Research Teamwork is Key to Curing Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF takes center stage at Capitol Hill briefing on accelerating biomedical research progress Richard A. Insel, M.D., JDRF’s Chief Scientific Officer, joined other research leaders at a Congressional briefing on, “How the Research-by-Consortia Model Will Lead to Faster Cures” held recently in Washington D.C. The briefing brought together biomedical leaders from foundations, industry, government, and […]

22nd Annual International Chouriço Open

The 22nd Annual Chouriço Golf Tournament was held on July 28, 2014 at the Allendale Country Club in North Dartmouth.  This year the event raised more than $21,000 for JDRF!  Thank you to all the organizers, volunteers, sponsors and golfers for their tremendous support of JDRF’s mission! Mark your calendars for next year’s tournament: July 20, 2015.

August Cure Champion

“My daughter Mia was diagnosed with T1D on October 16, 2012. As members of the JDRF family know, this was a life changing event that put into perspective what was really important. With almost a year under our belts, we decided in September of 2013 to form a JDRF Walk Team, Mia’s Militia, and to […]