Calling All Athletes!

Calling All Athletes!

HOW FAR WILL YOU RUN FOR JDRF? 3 MILES: FOXBORO AGAINST DIABETES       The 15th Annual Foxboro Against Diabetes 5K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 10 a.m. in Foxboro. If you create a fundraising page through Team JDRF and raise a minimum of $100, you will receive free […]

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 […]

L’elite Occasions Supports JDRF All Year Long

Need a dress for Gala, Graduation, or any other special occasion? Look Glamorous While Supporting JDRF! L’elite Occasions, an iconic boutique located on Newbury Street, Boston, is best known for its collections of the finest special occasion attire in the area, and is a proud supporter of JDRF. Featuring creations that are often not available […]

Get Glam for Gala at Jesamondo Salon & Spa

Get Glam for Gala! It’s time to get “drop dead gorgeous” before gala – whether it’s a new haircut or style, color refresher or blowout, mani/pedi, makeup application, facial, massage, or a host of other spa services, getting ready for our “One Night” 33rd Annual Gala has never been easier or better. Jesamondo Salon & […]

Urge Your Senators to Support Renewal of the SDP

JDRF is excited to report that the U.S. House of Representatives approved, by an overwhelming bipartisan majority of 392-37, the “Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015,” which contains a two-year renewal of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP). The SDP funds important research through the National Institutes of Health (NIH). A two-year renewal of […]

March Cure Champions

Shari and Robert Cashman In January of 2001, the Cashman family’s life was forever changed when Alyssa, their spunky, warm, compassionate daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) as she was looking forward to her 11th birthday.   In an instant, the family’s daily routine consisted of constant finger pricks, injections at all hours of […]

JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes: Be Part of the Cure!

The JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes is an adventure of a lifetime. Riders from around the world take on two challenges: raising the money needed to fund the research to Turn Type One into Type None, and reaching a personal training goal to prepare for a destination cycling experience. The JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes […]

Progress to Type None: Cape Cod Walk Kickoff Event

Join us to meet others with a connection to type 1 diabetes (T1D), learn about exciting new research developments, and how you can make a difference by registering for the inaugural Cape Cod Walk to Cure Diabetes! Featured Presenter: Moira McCarthy Stanford Award-Winning Author, Nationally Known Diabetes Blogger at Despite Diabetes, and a Mother of a […]

33rd Annual Boston Gala

Join us to make One Night, our 33rd Annual Boston Gala, a special celebration of how far we have come toward the One Day when we celebrate a cure. 33rd Annual Boston Gala Saturday, May 9, 2015 Boston Marriott Copley Place To purchase tickets, sponsor the event, or make a gift, please visit our 33rd […]

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 […]