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  • FDA Approves the First Low Blood Sugar Treatment WITHOUT an Injection

    July 25, 2019

    Type 1 diabetes (T1D) can bring the fear of developing low blood sugar, called hypoglycemia, which can arise if someone takes too...

  • ADA Scientific Sessions Recap—Day #5: Marlon Pragnell, Ph.D.

    June 12, 2019

    The ADA’s Scientific Sessions is completed! Here, with the post-day recap, is Marlon Pragnell, Ph.D., head of the complications program at JDRF,...

  • 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...

  • JDRF Drives Next-Generation Type 1 Diabetes Research With New Partnerships & Breakthrough Science

    December 22, 2018

    JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, announced today that it made progressive advances this year on its...

  • JDRF-Funded Study Identifies New Gene that Causes T1D Complications

    October 16, 2018

    A study in the journal Nature Genetics has identified a new gene that causes chronic kidney disease (CKD), along with 26 other...

  • Low Blood Sugar, and the Hope to Save Lives

    August 21, 2018

    Candace Reno, Ph.D., is studying hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, and the mechanisms by which it can be lethal. When she’s not...

  • JDRF Top Advances Over the Past Year

    July 5, 2018

    At JDRF, we are committed to funding the development of new therapies to keep people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) healthier, longer,...

  • JDRF’s Leadership Role: Top-Line Research at ADA’s Scientific Sessions

    June 29, 2018

    People with type 1 diabetes (T1D) have to live with it 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a...

  • 50+ Years with T1D: JDRF and the Joslin Medalists

    June 20, 2018

    In 1960, Ben-Hur won a record number of Oscars, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird was published, John F. Kennedy was elected...

  • JDRF Celebrates Healthy Vision Month!

    May 24, 2018

    Unfortunately, people living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are at a much higher risk of developing eye disease. But we have come...