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Recent Articles

  • 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...

  • Advancing the Cure with Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trials

    May 20, 2019

     JDRF funds type 1 diabetes (T1D) clinical trials that are critical to bringing new devices and treatments to people with this disease....

  • JDRF’s Nicole Johnson Stresses the Need for Mental and Emotional Balance with T1D

    May 10, 2019

    When you have type 1 diabetes (T1D), people might see the CGM on your arm, the pump tubing, or the finger pricks....

  • Closer to Cure: Renewed Funding for Type 1 Diabetes UK Immunotherapy Consortium (T1D UK)

    May 8, 2019

    More than 400,000 people in the United Kingdom and 1.25 million Americans have type 1 diabetes (T1D), a disease for which there...

  • Want to Stave Off Type 1 Diabetes? Beta Cell Proliferation May Be the Key

    May 6, 2019

    In Nature Metabolism, JDRF-funded researchers—including the lead author, Ercument Dirice, Ph.D., and senior author, Rohit Kulkarni, M.D., Ph.D.—found an unidentified piece of...

  • A DIY Approach to Artificial Pancreas Technology

    May 2, 2019

    What do Aaron Kowalski, Ph.D., president and CEO of JDRF, and Jeremy Pettus, M.D., an endocrinologist at the University of California San...

  • JDRF Expresses Profound Loss at the Passing of Helaine Shiff, co-founder of JDRF Canada

    May 1, 2019

    JDRF International is deeply saddened at the loss of one of JDRF Canada’s co-founders, Helaine Shiff. “Helaine was a remarkable woman and...