Walk Day Details

Click Here for downloadable map and information Register for The Walk To Cure Diabetes WALK SCHEDULE 9:00 -11:30 a.m. Check-in & Registration 11:30 a.m. Approximately 1.5 mile walk 9 a.m.-Noon Pre-Walk Festivities Team Village Kids Fun Zone T-shirt Contest Entertainment Drinks & Snacks Vendors And much, much more! CHECK IN/REGISTRATION INFORMATION When you arrive on site, visit the registration […]

Our Newsletter is getting a Make-over!

If you are one of the over 5,000 people who receive our weekly newsletter you’ll be happy to know that as of Monday, October 20th, our Newsletter is getting a Make-over! Here’s what you should expect: A more streamlined look and feel! Easier and fewer clicking options – much more mobile friendly! Same focus on […]

Walk Final Challenge

We challenge you the next couple of weeks to rev up your fundraising and help turn type one in to type none! Beginning today, Wednesday, October 15th through Wednesday, October 22nd for every $100 you fundraise be entered to WIN a Dell XPS 13 Laptop, wireless travel mouse, laptop sleeve, and Dell backpack case generously provided by […]

Team T-Shirt Contest – Walk to Cure Diabetes

CALLING ALL TEAM T-SHIRTS  T-Shirt Contest 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Walk Day: Drop off one of your Team T-shirts at the T-shirt Tent in the park….Don’t forget the earlier you drop off your shirt, the better your odds are to get votes! 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. T-shirt Voting, pick your favorite shirt and vote! The winners […]

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 […]

TEAM WEEK is coming up!

TEAM WEEK is NEXT WEEK! Get Pumped! You HAVE to have a registered team to participate and HAVE to use your Participant Center for all the tasks! So – Register TODAY!And if you’re already registered – look for daily challenge emails every day next week! We have Great Prizes to be won… Click to see […]

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 […]