Type 1 diabetes

Minnesota Advocates Talk About New Alec Smith Insulin Bill

Uninsured, Under-insured, Medicare Recipients And Those Who Do Not Have Access To Low Co-pays Are Included In The Bill.

ST.PAUL, Minn. — In a video call with Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, advocates and politicians, Nicole Smith-Holt got to see in real time a bill passed that she says will save lives against a disease that hits too close to home. “My Type 1 son actually died from rationing his insulin when he aged off my insurance and could no…

NDSU sorority partners with Lutheran Campus Ministry to raise money for JDRF

The event called "Deltaroni" has been taking place for the past 7 years.

FARGO, N.D. – A sorority partners with Lutheran Campus Ministry at NDSU are hosting the annual Deltaroni to raise money for JDRF. Deltaroni has been taking place for the past seven years. For $5 you will be able to feast on all you can eat mac and cheese. The event has had a successful turn out every year with more…

JDRF One Walk Supports Those With Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease

FARGO, N.D. — The JDRF One Walk supports those with type 1 diabetes. The goal is turn Type One to Type None. Three JDRF ambassadors led the walk, and the youngest is 7-year-old Samuel Erdmann. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes over a year ago, and it’s been quite the journey for him and his family. “We had a…

People Living with T1D Share Financial Burdens of Maintaining Good Health

Families in our area have no choice but to include their T1D expenses in their budgets

FARGO, N.D. – It costs Samuel Erdmann’s parents anywhere between $1200 and $2200 in medical supplies every three months to keep him alive. Samuel is six–years–old and was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes just over 10 months ago. “For us, it’s been a learning journey about what diabetes is and what that entails,” Samuel’s dad Jon Erdmann said. “You know, from…

#BeatType1: Summit League and Sanford Raise Awareness for Diabetes With PSA video

The video will play at several basketball games

FARGO, N.D. — The Summit League and Sanford are raising awareness for Type 1 diabetes with a special PSA video. The video will play at the men’s basketball game at NDSU tonight and the women’s basketball game tomorrow. People at the game who have the condition will be recognized. According to the Summit League, more than one million Americans are fighting…

LIVE: One Walk To End Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF Walk September 16th At Scheels Arena

  JDRF Ambassadors Cade Busek and Sena Sannes join Adam to talk about the fight against type 1 diabetes. Both Busek and Sannes have type 1 diabetes and rely on insulin to process the sugar in their bodies. The disease can be fatal if it’s not treated. They talk about the issues dealing with diabetes, like how Busek handles playing…

Sanford Health: One of Fourteen Participants in Diabetes Study

Sanford Project T-Rex Study gathers 110 patients to see if T-regulatory cells can reverse Type 1 Diabetes

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota has one of the highest rates of Type 1 Diabetes patients in the nation. However, at Sanford Health in Fargo, a clinical test can be a game changer for a disease’s impact on children’s lives. In a partnership with Caladrius Biosciences, Sanford Health has launched the Sanford Project T–Rex Study to study how patients react…

LIVE: One Walk To Help End Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF Hosting "One Walk" to Help Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

  Danika Johnson and Rhett Smith, ambassadors for JDRF, a group working to raise awareness about type 1 diabetes and work for a cure, join Adam Ladwig to talk about the One Walk in Fargo. One Walk events around the country help raise awareness for type 1 diabetes and help raise money to find a cure. KVRR is proud to…

LIVE: The Fight To End Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF Hosting "One Walk" to Help Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

  April Stastny, an ambassador for JDRF, a group working to raise awareness about type 1 diabetes and work for a cure, joins Adam Ladwig to talk about the One Walk in Fargo. One Walk events around the country help raise awareness for type 1 diabetes and help raise money to find a cure. KVRR is proud to be a…