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Recent Articles

  • Insulin Affordability Matters: Advocating to Make Insulin More Affordable for All

    November 14, 2019

    More than 1.25 million Americans live with type 1 diabetes (T1D), and this number continues to grow. They need insulin several times...

  • JDRF Research Strategy: Cures and Improving Lives

    May 31, 2019

    They shared new developments and applauded the speed of scientific advancements. At this year’s Strategic Research Session, the tone was dynamic as...

  • 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...

  • Why Does One Scientist Seek Cures for T1D? Answer: Family

    December 3, 2019

    Reza Abdi, M.D., has a reason to care about diabetes research—he has a father and a brother with the disease. Dr. Abdi,...

  • JDRF Beta Cell Replacement Consortium: Partnerships and Paradigm Shifts

    November 27, 2019

    Last week’s JDRF Beta Cell Replacement Consortium enabled 57 researchers the chance to collaborate in ways that help move research forward more...

  • Production of Insulin in People with Type 1 Diabetes

    November 25, 2019

    Sernova, a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company, has shown in its JDRF-funded clinical trial that its cell replacement therapy, the Cell Pouch System™,...