Buddy Holtzendorf – Rider of the Week!

“Sitting in the hospital with my daughter after crying for hours, getting angry and all the other emotions that come with a T1D diagnosis, a volunteer from JDRF delivered a “Bag of Hope.”  That bag was the first sign of hope, and reassurance that we were not alone. I started researching JDRF and all that it does and that […]

Derek Baer – Rider of the Week!

“After volunteering at the El Tour de Tucson Ride in November 2014 I just had to sign up for the Ride myself. That, and having diabetes for 31 years and being ready to help JDRF turn type one into type none!”   Age: 33 Years living with T1D: 31 Rides participated in: 0 Riding in 2015: Death […]

Greg Paul – Rider of the Week!

“We had so much fun during our first ride last year in Tucson, Arizona!!! Our daughter was with us volunteering handing out pancakes at the JDRF rest stop. This year Sol-Marie has decided to join us in Death Valley which will make this year an  ultimate experience as a family.” Name: Greg Paul Age: 44 Rides participated in: […]

Grandparents Getting in the Know About Diabetes

Check out this great article about Jay Rosenfeld’s virtual support group for a very specific group of type 3s — grandparents. “It can be pretty scary for these folks to care for grandchildren dependent on insulin — always afraid something might go terribly wrong. Jay’s hoping to grow the group to include grandparents of type […]

BIG thanks to Schlotzsky’s

BIG thanks to Schlotzsky’s

DRF thanks our corporate partner, Schlotzsky’s, for their outstanding support of T1D research! In 2012, Schlotzsky’s helped to raise more than $136K for JDRF. Schlotzsky’s was involved with several JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes events around the country (with employee Walk teams and even an appearance by the Schlotzsky’s mascot Bobby Bun) and held a […]

Carol Lurie Memorial Fund

On February 15th, our beloved Carol Lurie, a founder of JDRF, passed away.  Her light was one that inspired us and all those dedicated to finding a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D).  Carol was a true visionary and a strong leader whose tenacity and compassion was legendary in the T1D community. In her memory, […]