Summertime is fast approaching along with great events to mark your calendars with! Take advantage of support groups and sponsored diabetes events this summer to help improve all aspects of your diabetes care!

🌞Summer Specials

It is important to stay up to date with upcoming diabetes activities and events to better plan out your summer. There are numerous opportunities this season to expand your knowledge of diabetes care and connect with people from not only your community but also across the Midwest. Attending these events can be intimidating sometimes but deciding to participate can be extremely beneficial and rewarding. Keep in mind some of the following tips when selecting and attending events:

  • Bring a Support System: Attending events with a friend or family member can provide comfort and encouragement, making the experience more enjoyable.
  • Find Your Fit: Select activities that align with your interests, whether it’s an invigorating yoga session, an informative webinar, or a supportive group meeting.
  • Research Ahead: Understanding what each event offers will help you choose the most beneficial ones and prepare appropriately.
  • Start Small: Ease into event participation by starting with one event. This approach can help you manage your schedule and gauge your interest.
  • Check Your Schedule: Ensure the event fits into your calendar to avoid overcommitting and to make the most of your participation.

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Northeastern Wisconsin JDRF Annual Meeting
  • Tuesday, June 18th, 2024, Appleton, WI
  • 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Western Wisconsin JDRF Annual Meeting
  • Monday, June 17th, 2024, Madison, WI
  • 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Southeastern Wisconsin JDRF Annual Meeting
  • Thursday, June 27th, 2024, Wauwatosa, WI
  • 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Toot + Kate’s Share Night for JDRF
  • Thursday, June 27th, 2024
  • 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
T1D Family Day
  • Friday, June 28th, 2024, Middleton, WI
  • 8:30 AM –1:30 PM
4th of July Run/Walk
  • Thursday, July 4th, 2024, Evansville, WI
  • 6:30 AM – 7:15 AM
JDRF Riley Ride & Raffle
  • Saturday, July 13th, 2024, Verona, WI
  • Ride at 9:30 AM, Raffle 11:30 AM, Live Band 3:00 PM


This summer, take the opportunity to engage with the diabetes community through a variety of events designed to support and inspire you. Whether you’re looking to learn, connect, or contribute, there’s something for everyone. Mark your calendars, bring a friend, and make this season one of growth and empowerment in your diabetes journey.