Month at a Glance!


Walk Registration is OPEN!JDRF Walk Logo with Sneaker
Sunday, October 27th
The Domain
Alterra Parkway, Austin, TX, 78758

It is never too early to register for our upcoming Walk and start fundraising!

Volunteer Opportunities!

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Come volunteer at our newest event – The One Party – One day you’re bound to remember and enjoy!
Fill out the form and let us know if you can help us!

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JDRF Austin is in need of volunteers to help assemble Kids Walk envelopes – this can be done at the JDRF office or at home! To coordinate a time to volunteer or pick up materials please contact Melissa at


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Friday, April 26th

Leave your black tie at home. Austin’s newest springtime event welcomes revelers from across Central Texas to celebrate, network and fundraise for diabetes research. All in the casual, fun atmosphere of Hyatt Regency Lost Pines.
Click here for sponsorship details.

RSVP for the Mentor Mixer

Thursday, April 11
Northwest Hills

Whether you are currently involved in our Mentor Program or want to learn more about how you can help, this evening of networking, support, and fun is for you! While it will primarily be a social evening, we will be discussing a specific topic related to the Mentor Program.

Because of sensitive discussion items, we ask that children do not attend. Light appetizers and drinks will be served.
Please RSVP by Tuesday, April 9th to Teresa Werner at

Sponsored by Fifty50

‘Betes Buddies North'Betes Buddies

Wednesday, April 3rd
Cat Hollow Park
Round Rock, 78681

Come join us for some play time in the park! We’ll have some fun games and activities to help the Buddies burn some energy!

'Betes Buddies‘Betes Buddies South

Wednesday, April 17th
9900 S. IH-35, 78748

Come join us for pizza and games at GattiTown in Southpark Meadows!
$6 for Buffet only
$9 for Buffet and $5 Game Card

‘Betes Buddies is a group that organizes events and outings so school aged kids with type 1 diabetes can get together, feel like part of a group, and play together. It also a time when parents can socialize, find support, and compare notes.
Contact us for more info:
Susana Fletcher (512) 705-2653

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Wednesday, April 24th
The Cooper’s home in Westlake

Preparing for the Teen Years with T1D

Presented by Kate Gose,
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate

The teen years can be challenging enough without factoring in T1D.  Whether you are mentally preparing for diabetes and the teen years you currently have a teenage with T1D, this social and educational evening is for you! Kate Gose will discuss the developmental stages for adolescents and how that might affect T1D management— information that will equip and empower you as parents!

Light appetizers and drinks provided. Please RSVP to Amy at by Monday, April 22nd.

La Crosse, WI Ride Webinar

Tuesday, April 2nd

Check out all the event details here.

Ride to Cure Diabetes

Registration is now OPEN!

Register today for the Ride to Cure Diabetes –
For more information click here.

 Advanced Diabetes Management Skills Seminar

Tuesday, April 16th
Texas Lions Camp, Kerville

Register at
75$ for the entire family, $25 for an individual.
All meals provided.

As of this morning there are over 175 attendees (children, parents, grandparents and other caregivers), registered to attend the advanced diabetes retreat hosted by Dr. Steve Ponder at the Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, outside San Antonio.
Presenters include Dr. Barbara Anderson from Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Barb Schreiner, Nelda Caceres, Meaghan Anderson, and Brant Foster.

The kids can have fun (pool, arts and crafts, outdoor games) while the grown ups learn more. Older teens are welcome to attend the learning sessions. The grandparents and other care providers have a special program to teach hands on diabetes skills and get your questions answered.

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