JDRF NorCal September 2023 Newsletter

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ADCES Meeting Brings Together Health Care Specialists in Diabetes

The annual Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES) meeting brings together clinicians, researchers, and industry leaders together to address key issues affecting people with diabetes. This year, the meeting took place in Houston, Texas, from August 4-7, 2023 and featured presentations from Sanjoy Dutta, Ph.D., chief scientific officer at JDRF, and Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, Ph.D., APRN, CDCES, JDRF’s director of community screening and clinical trials education. Read the highlights.

The JDRF Walktoberfest is Back!

Longtime walkers may remember the super fun Walktoberfest that happened in celebration of the JDRF One Walk each year in San Francisco. The JDRF NorCal Young Leadership Committee (YLC) is bringing it back with all the festivities, miniature golf, good food and drinks, with proceeds benefiting JDRF. It’s happening at Stagecoach Greens in San Francisco on Wednesday, October 11, 6:00pm – 9:00pm. This is a family-friendly and FREE event. Register for Walktoberfest.

► Join us at the JDRF One Walk, NorCal on November 5 at California’s Great America in Santa Clara! Learn more and register at walk.jdrf.org/norcal.

Marshalls Shoppers Can Donate to JDRF at Checkout from September 3 – September 30

Thank you to our partner Marshalls who are running their JDRF fundraising campaign from September 3 – September 30. Since 1994, Marshalls and its customers have donated more than $44 million to JDRF, supporting lifechanging research. Head to your local Marshalls to make a donation to JDRF at checkout, and remember to post to social media to let your friends know how they can support JDRF at Marshalls too! Find participating stores at JDRF.org/ShopandGiveBack/Marshalls.

Upcoming JDRF Research Roadshows in Monterey Bay and Roseville

JDRF Research Updates are going on the road! Please join JDRF and the T1D community at one of our upcoming Research Roadshows. Learn about the latest advances in T1D research. Topics include: Beta Cell Therapy, Immunology, Screening, Technology Advances, and Glucose Control.

Thank you to ProventionBio – a Sanofi company, for sponsoring these free events.

► Monterey Bay – September 12th from 5:30 – 7pm, Carmel-by-the-Sea. We would like to thank the Silvestri Tasting Room for donating their space for this event. Learn more and register.

► Roseville – October 17th from 5:30 – 7pm, Maidu Community Center. Learn more and register.

Stay tuned for more Research Roadshows in the NorCal area soon!

Upcoming Chapter Events

2023 JDRF Ride – cyclists of all levels join Rides throughout the year at stunning destinations across the country. Spots are still available for Death Valley, CA, Amelia Island, FL and My Ride. Learn more and register today at ride.jdrf.org.

T1D Adults Walk & Talk – September 10, 9:30am – 11:00am, Golden Gate Park. Learn more and register.

Sacramento Area T1D Meetup for Families & Caregivers – September 10, 2:00pm – 4:00pm, Harry Crabb Park, Roseville. Learn more.

Cycle for a Cause: JDRF YLC NorCal Fundraiser – September 10, 12:00pm, Uforia Studios, San Francisco. Learn more and register.

JDRF Research Roadshow – Monterey Bay – September 12, 5:30pm – 7:00pm, Carmel-by-the-Sea. Free event. RSVP here.

Wine About Diabetes Driving for A Cure – September 15, Timber Creek Golf Course, Roseville, CA. Golf is currently on a waitlist but sponsorships and dinner tickets are available. Learn more.

JDRF NorCal Ride Team Training Ride – September 16. For more information, please email Judy Parra at jparra@jdrf.org.

JDRF Hope Gala – September 30, 6:00pm, The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, CA. Sponsorships and tickets available now! jdrf.org/norcal/hopegala.

JDRF Walktoberfest – October 11, San Francisco, Presented by JDRF YLC NorCal. 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Register here.

The T1D Dads Barber Shop Talk – October 13, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, free on Zoom. Register here.

JDRF Research Roadshow – Roseville – October 17, 5:30pm – 7:00pm, Maidu Community Center, free event. RSVP here

JDRF One Walk, NorCal – November 5, 2022, California’s Great America, Santa Clara. Register at walk.jdrf.org/norcal

T1D Partner Support Group – November 28, 6:00pm-7:00pm. Join this community at a virtual meet up to hear from others, share advice, and receive support. Register here.

Team JDRF: Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend – January 11-14, 2024, Anaheim, CA. Spots are filled! Sign up to join the waitlist.

Big Sur International Marathon – April 28, 2024, CA-1 from Big Sur to Carmel. Lock in your spot before registration opens to the public on September 14! To join Team JDRF now, register at team.jdrf.org/bigsur.


TypeOneNation Virtual Summit – First Thursdays of each month. Learn more and register for the series. En español,  regístrar aquí.

E-Meet & Greets: Monthly Zoom Meetups – Rotating Wednesdays, 12pm PT. 

Reunión Virtual Para Adultos y Familias con Diabetes Tipo 1 en Español  – Segundo Miércoles, 5-6pm PT  Registrar aquí. Cuarto Viernes de cada mes, 12-1pm PT.  Registrar aquí.

T1D Teen Connect Monthly Meetup – Third Wednesdays, 5-6pm PT. Register for the next T1D Teen Connect.

Ask the Endo Monthly Sessions – Third Tuesdays, 8-9am PT. Register for the next Ask the Endo.

Ask the Therapist Monthly Sessions – First Wednesdays, 8-9am PT. Register for the next Ask the Therapist.

T1D Dads Barbershop Talk – Every 3 months on the 2nd Friday of the month, 12-1pm PT, Zoom. Register here.

T1D Partner Support Group – Every 3 months on the last Tuesday of the month, 6-7:00pm PT, Zoom. Register here.

Young Leadership Committee (YLC) Monthly Happy Hours – San Francisco, Sacramento, and Silicon Valley. Contact Qiana Wylie at qwylie@jdrf.org for more information.

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