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  • Multiple Benefits of Screening For Beta Cell Autoimmunity in Children

    February 19, 2019

    Normally, our immune system ignores our body’s own safe cells and attacks only dangerous foreign cells. But our bodies create autoantibodies—antibodies against...

  • T1D Diagnosis? Gut Bacteria May Hold the Clue

    February 14, 2019

    Over the past 50 years, type 1 diabetes (T1D) has increased significantly in many developed countries around the world. There is a...

  • JDRF Leads Push to Develop a Vaccine for Viral Infections that Could Trigger T1D

    January 31, 2019

    Scientists worldwide are attempting to determine why some people predisposed to type 1 diabetes (T1D) eventually end up developing the disease. There...

  • 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...

  • The Microbiome Strikes Again

    December 17, 2018

    The human digestive tract hosts a community of trillions of microbes—called the microbiome—that play an important role in our immune system, and...

  • Immunology of Diabetes Society Congress Brings World-Renowned Minds to London, England

    October 24, 2018

    Every 18 months, researchers from around the world gather for the Immunology of Diabetes Society (IDS) Congress, which is taking place this...

  • 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...

  • Care Today and Hope for Tomorrow

    January 26, 2018

    Brigitte Frohnert, M.D., Ph.D., University of Colorado, does double duty as an endocrinologist and an investigator Dr. Frohnert first became involved with...

  • T1D Research on the Horizon

    January 16, 2018

    What we’re looking forward to in 2018 It may be risky to speculate on the next research breakthrough. But at JDRF we...