License To Cure Raises Over $700,000

License To Cure Raises Over $700,000

By Alyssa Hillman ONE NIGHT – License To Cure was an unforgettable and rewarding evening at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia and more than $700,000 was raised for type 1 diabetes research. On Saturday, November 8, 2014, JDRF’s 450 guests filed in to the James Bond themed event and were welcomed by a […]

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Christina’s Champions For a Cure Successful with Tucson Walk

By Alyssa Hillman On October 25th, the Southern Arizona Branch kicked off National Diabetes Awareness Month early with their annual Walk to Cure Diabetes Celebrating Ron Santo for JDRF. Over 2,000 walkers and more than 20 vendors and sponsors gathered in Tucson at Rillito Park that Saturday morning, ready for a great time while supporting […]

Halloween with T1D

Halloween with T1D

By Alyssa Hillman Eating too much candy is a common problem kids experience around Halloween, but how do parents handle this treat-filled holiday with a T1D child? The Rose family, from Peoria, celebrates just like most households. They dress up, eat dinner together, and then visit their neighbors hoping to get some treats tossed into […]

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JDRF Funded Research Receives FDA Approval

New Trial Tests Potential Diabetes Cure By Alyssa Hillman (PHOENIX)—ViaCyte, a leader in the innovative medical world, announced that the FDA approved their encapsulation device for human clinical trials. More than 100 JDRF supporters attended Desert Southwest Chapter’s Research Update, at the home of Bo and Lani Calbert of Paradise Valley on October 2nd, where […]

Tucson Walk

October 26, 2013 Rillito Park 4502 N. 1st Avenue Tucson, AZ Registration start time: 8:00 am Walk start time 9:00 am Download Sponsorship Levels Here