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  • 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...

  • JDRF Young Adult Conference Coming to LA in 2020

    November 7, 2019

    The JDRF Young Adult Conference is coming to Los Angeles this spring! Join other young adults living with type 1 diabetes for...

  • This Stent is a Champion for Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trials

    November 7, 2019

    Stent—Maribeth Stent—was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in the fall of 1997. “It was right around my second birthday,” said Maribeth....

  • Celebrating type 1 diabetes (T1D) champions all day, every day this November

    November 1, 2019

    November is National Diabetes Awareness Month! This is the month where communities across the country join hands to educate and spread awareness...

  • A Team in Boston Trying to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

    October 29, 2019

    JDRF is funding work on multiple ways to delay or prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes (T1D). This team thinks fat...

  • JDRF Brings Together Leading Experts at Islet Targeting Workshop 

    October 23, 2019

    JDRF is committed is to curing type 1 diabetes (T1D) through beta cell therapies, which is a complicated problem with myriad potential...

  • One Scientist’s Plan to Regenerate Beta Cells in Boston

    October 22, 2019

    Can we internally regenerate and protect beta cells, and therefore find cures for type 1 diabetes (T1D)? One scientist thinks so. Bridget...

  • Can Two Viral Drugs Halt Type 1 Diabetes?

    October 17, 2019

    Scientists in Norway are seeking participants for a clinical trial to see if a course of anti-viral treatment may stop beta cell...