1st Annual Tri-Cities Golf Tournament

4 Person Benefit Scramble Saturday, June 6, 2015 Elk’s Country Club | Hastings, NE  9:00 a.m. Registration 10:00 a.m. Shotgun Start $240 per team Register Here! Registration includes: green fees, lunch, mulligans, prizes and flighted cash payouts | ***carts are extra More information? Call Chris at (402) 570-1495

Calling All Musicians!

GigTown will donate $50 for every artist that joins using our link. GigTown is a music app on a mission. Are you a musician or know a musician looking to get discovered? Sign up for GigTown at www.gigtown.com/jdrf and help JDRF create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). GigTown connects fans, musicians, and venues […]

The Beta Society

Because of generous sponsors, JDRF will receive $1,000 to support current research for each person who includes JDRF in their estate plans by December 31, 2015. By adding a bequest to JDRF in your will or trust, or naming JDRF as a beneficiary of a retirement account or a life-insurance policy, you are helping ensure […]

2015 Annual Meeting

2015 Annual Meeting

Save the Date for Wednesday, June 17, 2015 JDRF will hold its Annual Meeting at the Country Club of Lincoln. We will go through our FY15 accomplishments and recognize some outstanding volunteers! Cocktails & Hor D’oeuvres 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Business Meeting 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. If you are interested in attending please email Jayne […]

Kids Walk Wrap Up

Kids Walk Wrap Up

We want to congratulate all the schools that participated in the JDRF Kids Walk to Cure Program. Together students raised over $8,000 towards T1D research!! Sutherland Elementary School raised $5,172!! Palmer Public raised $1,905!! Superior Elementary raised $1,194 in change!!

Annual JDRF Dream Gala Raises $359,000 for Diabetes Research

Annual JDRF Dream Gala Raises $359,000 for Diabetes Research

Over 400 guests attended the 17th Annual JDRF Dream Gala on Saturday, March 28th at Embassy Suites-Lincoln, for an exciting evening “Banking on a Cure.” It was a record-setting event for the JDRF Heartland Chapter of Lincoln and Greater Nebraska, raising nearly $360,000.  Presented by NBC and the Lee R. Stuart Family Foundation, the event […]

Well-Timed AP Technology Offers Peace of Mind in the UK

A JDRF-funded study at the University of Cambridge showed that an overnight treat-to-range device improved glucose control A recent JDRF-funded study at the University of Cambridge has found that unsupervised, at-home use of a treat-to-range artificial pancreas system can improve blood-glucose control throughout the night and into the next day. You can click on the […]

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 […]

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 […]