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  • The 20th Anniversary of the Edmonton Protocol

    March 11, 2019

    This day, 20 years ago, a person with type 1 diabetes (T1D) was cured. Well, pseudo-cured. On March 11, 1999, the Edmonton...

  • End-Stage Kidney Disease: A Possible Biomarker of 10-Year Risk—and Therapeutic Target—for People with T1D

    April 23, 2019

    In the United States, diabetic kidney disease, or DKD, is responsible for more than half of all new cases of end-stage renal...

  • What is nPOD?

    April 17, 2019

    The human pancreas is very difficult to study, as JDRF-funded scientists well know. It cannot be imaged or safely biopsied from a...

  • JDRF Names Aaron Kowalski New President and CEO

    April 9, 2019

    Chief Mission Officer to assume leadership baton from Derek Rapp After a thorough national search, the JDRF International Board of Directors has...

  • JDRF Nurtures the Young Adult Community by Hosting Networking Conference and Helping Secure Key Internships

    April 4, 2019

    More than 120 Young Adults joined JDRF for a weekend of networking, learning and connecting at the JDRF Young Adult Conference held...

  • JDRF Leaders Jeff Plumer and Sanjoy Dutta Join Editorial Advisory Boards of Two Top Diabetes Publications

    April 3, 2019

    Two of the world’s most respected and trusted health publications have tapped JDRF to serve as an expert voice on their advisory...

  • 2019 National Volunteer Week

    April 2, 2019

    This National Volunteer Week, April 7-13, 2019, JDRF celebrates the passion and dedication of our inspiring volunteers! JDRF was founded by families...

  • Testimony of Dr. Aaron Kowalski, Chief Mission Officer, JDRF House Energy & Commerce Committee Oversight And Investigations Subcommittee

    April 2, 2019

    ‘PRICED OUT OF A LIFESAVING DRUG: THE HUMAN IMPACT OF RISING INSULIN COSTS’ Chairwoman DeGette, Ranking Member Guthrie, Chairman Pallone, Ranking Member...

  • Is #T1DTech Right For You?

    March 29, 2019

    Hear from six people living with T1D about their #T1DTech, the fears they had before using their various devices, and how these options have changed their life with T1D.

  • Send a Letter to the Administration to Help Lower Insulin Prices

    March 28, 2019

    Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a proposal to lower prescription drug prices and out-of-pocket costs by...