Team Tweed





  • Team Tweed 2013

    Team Tweed 2013

We will turn Type One into Type None

Welcome to Team Tweed's JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes Team Page! We are taking steps to help achieve JDRF's mission: to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.

The money our JDRF Walk Team raises will go directly to support this life-changing research.

Team Tweed walks on behalf of several members of our immediate and extended family who have been affected by diabetes.  Steph was diagnosed at age 6.5 with Type I and has lived with the disease for almost 16 years;  Ty was diagnosed with Type I at age 5 and has lived with disease for a little over 11 years.  Ted has lived with Type II for several years.  In addition, Otto (Krista's grandfather) passed away many years ago due to complications of Type II.  No matter what age you are diagnosed, diabetes takes a toll on those who live with the disease.

We walk in the hope that a cure for diabetes will be found in Ty and Steph's lifetime.  Diabetes is a challenging disease to manage well on a daily basis.  We love to dream of a day that Tyler and Steph don't have to deal with all of the daily management challenges.

Thank you for your support! Together, we will cure type 1 diabetes and its complications!

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Date and time

September 21, 2014
Check-in: 11:00 AM
Starts: 12:00 PM
Length of walk: 1.5 Miles


Warner Park
2930 N. Sherman Ave.
Madison, WI 53704



Elizabeth Meland
Email | (608) 833-2873

Western Wisconsin Chapter
434 S. Yellowstone Drive
Suite 201
Madison, WI 53719