Join Michigan Medicine team members for the JDRF One Walk

September 17, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Join Michigan Medicine community members on Sunday, Sept. 23 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.

When: Sunday, Sept. 23

Where: Hudson Mills Metropark, Dexter

Registration begins: 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.”

To register, click here, select the One Walk page under Events, sign in to search U-M or UM under Join a Team and choose your team.

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 and raise at least $250 by Sept. 19 to be entered into a drawing for 2 tickets to the U-M football game against Indiana on Saturday, Nov. 17. Register by Sept. 19 with at least $50 raised to be entered into a drawing to win 2 tickets to a U-M hockey game.

For more infomration, contact Dorene S. Markel, M.S., MHSA at or Chris Clay at