JDRF Response to CrossFit

At JDRF, we don’t believe diabetes is a laughing matter or something to be joked about. During the week of June 29, CrossFit posted insensitive images and misleading information regarding diabetes, both type 1 and type 2. JDRF chose to take a positive approach and educate the members of the CrossFit social media team on the differences […]

Everyone Should Have the Best Diabetes Technologies

Read Annika’s bio I’ve known diabetes all of my life… I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 2006 when I was seven years old and my little brother was diagnosed in 2009 when he was 22 months old. Our grandpa also has T1D. When he was diagnosed in 1957 at the age of […]

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 […]