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  • Strengthening Type 1 Diabetes Science by Building Careers

    March 24, 2020

    Sometimes, the funding that JDRF can provide for researchers is exactly the invitation they need to get into the field of type...

  • Saving Vision, Changing Lives

    March 12, 2020

    Dr. Sun thinks the next phase of research is to combine that kind of personal imaging data with electronic medical data that...

  • A Scientist Sees Kidney Disease Through New Eyes

    March 10, 2020

    Funding kidney complications research is extremely important to JDRF. Please consider donating today, as we help those with T1D today and work to...

  • Can Prozac Prevent Severe Low Blood Sugar?

    January 13, 2020

    Low blood sugar, called hypoglycemia, occurs in over 90 percent of people with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It can usually be detected...

  • One Scientist, One Goal: To End Diabetic Eye Disease, Forever

    December 17, 2019

    It’s a devastating statistic: More than 90% of people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) develop diabetic eye disease within 20 years of...

  • Two Scientists, Finding Ways to Prevent Diabetic Kidney Disease

    December 10, 2019

    It’s a devastating statistic: 1 in 4 people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are affected by kidney disease. But thanks to Monika...

  • 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...