CURE

ND Mom fights cancer diagnosed while she was pregnant

Doctors found a softball sized tumor in Meredith's small intestine.

HARWOOD, N.D. — Merideth Sorenson was on her way through pregnancy with her husband Troy for third child, about 19 weeks into the pregnancy something happened. “I was having some pains in my stomach and they did some tests on me,” Sorenson said. Doctors found a softball sized tumor in Merideth’s small intestine. She was still able to give birth…

Hundreds Gather In Fargo Walk For Alzheimer’s

With hundreds packed into the Fargo Civic Center ready to go, one team of runners bear a message for a beloved family member who's battling the disease.

FARGO N.D. — With hundreds packed into the Fargo Civic Center ready to go, one team of runners bear a message for a beloved family member who’s battling the disease. “My mother is one of the casualties of Alzheimer’s, and we will support anything any efforts to resolve this medical issue,” walker Dave Gierszewski said. This is the first year…

“My Disease Won’t Stop Me From Living”: People Take Steps Towards a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

There was a feeling of power, strength and motivation at the annual JDRF walk at Scheels Arena

WEST FARGO, N.D. — For the fifth year, people are gathering at Scheels Arena to fight for a world without type 1 diabetes. TJ and I (Alison Voorhees) had the opportunity to emcee the event and hear from those whose lives have made a 360 because of the disease. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen captured the walk and tells us how they…

“Kick Diabetes in the Face:” Hundreds Walk for a Type 1 Cure

Tens of thousands of dollars were raised by walkers to help research the disease

FARGO, ND — Hundreds of family members and close friends walked with Type 1 Diabetes patients to show they are not alone. Parents at the JDRF walk at Scheels Arena said a diagnosis is a life changer. Rainy weather did not stop families from telling the world about a disease which hits close to home. “He was diagnosed with Type…

JDRF One Walk in the Fight to Find a Cure for Type I Diabetes

This year's walk is Sunday, September 24th at Scheels Arena

FARGO, ND — KVRR is partnering with a group trying to find a cure for Type I diabetes. We are a sponsor of this year’s JDRF “One Walk”. Groups are raising money for research to find a cure and raise awareness of Type I diabetes. April Stastny is a JDRF ambassador for the event. She said Type I diabetes is…