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  • The Power of the Patient Voice: JDRF Video

    September 10, 2020

    In the words of Colin Dayan, M.D., Ph.D., professor of clinical diabetes and metabolism at Cardiff University: “Type 1 diabetes is almost the only major autoimmune disease now that does not have a licensed immunotherapy.” And he’s going to change that.

  • Tandem Control-IQ Controls T1D in Children Ages 6 and Up

    August 28, 2020

    A clinical trial at four pediatric diabetes centers in the United States has found that a new artificial pancreas system—which automatically monitors...

  • JDRF Researchers Develop a Combined Risk Score to Predict Which Children Develop T1D

    August 18, 2020

    Type 1 diabetes (T1D) can be hard to predict in high risk children. Testing for the presence of T1D autoantibodies—antibodies against one’s...

  • At ADA, JDRF-Funded Research Takes Center Stage (featuring a “Happy Hour” with Dr. Aaron Kowalski)

    June 17, 2020

    At the American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions, which was held virtually from June 12-16, scientists presented on some of the most important...

  • Dr. Jane Buckner Discusses Hydroxychloroquine T1D Prevention Study

    May 28, 2020

    Details about the TrialNet study, including why Hydroxychloroquine, and the status of subject participation.

  • Advancing Cures with Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trials

    May 20, 2020

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

  • At the Front Lines in COVID-19: JDRF-Funded Scientist’s Company Developing a Vaccine

    April 29, 2020

    With coronavirus closing schools and forcing so many people to stay inside or wear facemasks every time they step outdoors, COVID-19 is...

  • National DNA Day!

    April 24, 2020

    JDRF is honored to celebrate National DNA Day, to commemorate the day in 1953 when the structure of DNA was published. We...

  • Zucara Faces "Valley of Death," and Comes Out Triumphant

    April 2, 2020

    Low blood sugar, called hypoglycemia, is a real fear for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Although there are rescue treatments for...

  • JDRF Awards World-Renowned T1D Researchers

    February 4, 2020

    JDRF is honored to recognize five leading international researchers whose work has and is transforming type 1 diabetes (T1D) science. We also...