New to the Hope Ball – The Discover Late Party

Tickets to the Discover Late Party will be available online soon! Please contact JDRF Delaware at (302) 888-1117. What is the Discover Late Party? The Discover Late Party is the new addition to the Hope Ball experience! Tickets to the Late Party are $40 and include access to the Christina Ballroom at the Chase Center, featuring […]

Ace for a Cure Grass Court Tennis Tournament

Join us for the 2nd Annual Ace for a Cure Grass Court Tennis Tournament in Delaware! SAVE THE DATE! Wilmington Country Club 4825 Kennett Pike Wilmington, DE 19087 Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Rain date: Thursday, June 11, 2015 Event details: JDRF Delaware’s Ace for a Cure tennis tournament and luncheon continues its second year […]

Hope Ball Sneak Peak

The 2015 JDRF Hope Ball: Derby After Dark will be here before we know it! Thank you to every Hope Ball Committee Member, Board Member and volunteer who is working so hard to make this an unforgettable evening! Live Auction Sneak Peak – Experience The Rugged Beauty of Montana This once in a lifetime adventure […]

Next-Generation Artificial Pancreas System Launches

Medtronic’s New MiniMed®640G Artificial Pancreas System Predicts and Helps Prevent Deadly Low Glucose Emergencies A four year-old Australian boy with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is the first person to use a groundbreaking commercial artificial pancreas system that can predict and automatically prevent low blood-glucose emergencies. Medtronic’s MiniMed® 640G is an insulin pump/continuous glucose monitor combination […]

T1D Trial Looks to Teach an Old Drug New Tricks

JDRF-funded clinical study of a drug called TUDCA looks to improve beta cell functioning in people recently diagnosed with T1D Until recently, much of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research has focused on suppressing the autoimmune system to prevent or reverse disease, but this approach has been slow to yield promising, long-term results in people with […]

Re-educating the Immune System in T1D

JDRF partner Selecta developed a novel technology for creating a T1D vaccine to potentially halt the disease process It has been more than 30 years since scientists identified the basic autoimmune feature of type 1 diabetes (T1D) when they discovered autoantibodies binding to targets from cells in the pancreas. And yet, devising therapies to halt […]

Walk Incentive Prizes Deadline – January 31st

JDRF Delaware Walk to Cure Diabetes was a tremendous success thanks to your support, and we will gladly accept your donations for your Walk Teams throughout the year.  However, if you would like to participate in the fundraising rewards program, the deadline to turn in your money is January 31, 2015. The JDRF fundraising rewards […]

Ride to Cure Diabetes Registration Opens January 21

Mark you calendars! JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes registration opens January 21 at 12pm! The JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes is a destination cycling event that takes place in several stunning locations across the United States. Cyclists of all skill levels come together to raise funds for JDRF and to take part in a weekend-long […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Scott Pincura

Meet Scott Pincura, proud member of Team JDRF! Just last week Scott represented the JDRF Delaware Branch and Kenzie’s Kure at the Disney Marathon in Orlando Florida. Scott ran in honor of his eldest daughter MacKenzie, a JDRF Delaware Branch Youth Ambassador. Through the support of co-workers, friends and family Scott has raised more than […]