Volunteer spotlight: Kevin Wehrenberg

When Kevin Wehrenberg became concerned about the media’s portrayal of type 1 diabetes (T1D) during the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, he contacted the Los Angeles Chapter, wanting to discuss the issue. The chapter’s executive director was impressed and soon asked Kevin to join the local Board.

Family Walk Team Highlight – Cousins for a Cure!

Family Walk Team Highlight – Cousins for a Cure!

Just over five years ago, our family was forever changed by a simple trip to the pediatrician.  What we thought was a flu bug or bladder infection turned out to be a diagnosis of something which was nowhere in our family tree, much less on our radar screen – Type 1 Diabetes.   A life free […]

Pixar Sneak Peek Scares Up Funds for T1D Research

On June 15, 2013, the JDRF Greater Bay Area Chapter held one entertaining Gala—an exclusive preview of Disney•Pixar’s Monsters University, the highly anticipated prequel to Monsters, Inc. By all accounts, the Gala was a monstrous success, largely due to the evening’s honorary chairs—longstanding JDRF supporters John and Nancy Lasseter. The Lasseters became a part of […]