Join U-M and JDRF to fight type 1 diabetes

September 13, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Join Michigan Medicine and JDRF on Sunday, Sept. 24 to help raise awareness and funds for the JDRF One Walk to Cure Diabetes!

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disease that impacts millions of people around the world.

JDRF is the leading global organization that funds research to cure, prevent, and treat type 1 diabetes. As a Platinum sponsor, Michigan Medicine is partnering with JDRF to help raise awareness as well as funds for T1D research.

One Walk to Cure Diabetes

  • When: Sunday, Sept. 24
  • Where: Hudson Mills Metropark, Dexter
  • Registration: 8:30 a.m. 
  • Start time: 9:30 a.m. 
  • Length of walk: 3 miles

Sign up for one of the existing U-M teams or simply join the Michigan Medicine team “U-M Michigan Medicine.”

Select the One Walk page, sign in to search U-M or UM under Join a Team and choose your team.

Click here to register today.

Register to walk (or be a virtual walker if you can’t attend on walk day) and raise at least $25 to receive a special U-M walk t-shirt (while supplies last).

Register by Sept. 17 with at least $50 raised to be entered into a drawing to win two tickets to see the U-M hockey team play Ferris State on Friday, Nov. 3.

Register and raise at least $250 by Sept. 17 to be entered into a drawing for two tickets to the U-M football game against Minnesota on Saturday, Nov. 11.

For more information, contact Dorene S. Markel, MS, MHSA, at or Chris Clay at