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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...

  • 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...

  • England, Today and Onward, to Provide Pregnant Women with CGM Technology

    April 1, 2020

    It’s a milestone for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and JDRF. Today and onward, the National Health Service (NHS) England...

  • New Research Suggests that T1D Has Two Distinct Types

    April 1, 2020

    JDRF-funded researchers found that type 1 diabetes is comprised of two different subtypes, called endotypes, which are dependent upon the age at diagnosis.

  • 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...

  • A Potential First-in-Class Adjunct Therapy in Type 1 Diabetes

    March 19, 2020

    Nearly 80 percent of people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) fail to meet HbA1c goals defined by the American Diabetes Association. Despite...

  • What is Autoimmunity?

    March 9, 2020

    It’s Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month, but what are autoimmune diseases? Good question. They occur when a person’s immune system mistakenly attacks another...

  • Collaboration and a Connection to T1D Researchers: JDRF-nPOD Annual Meeting

    March 5, 2020

    I’ve just gotten back from the 12th Network for Pancreatic Organ Donors with Diabetes (nPOD) Annual Meeting, which was held February 23-26,...

  • New JDRF-Funded Study finds Lifetime T1D Management Costs a Collective $813 Billion

    February 24, 2020

    Cost for each diagnosed American is nearly $500,000.

  • ATTD Conference Brings Together Top Minds in Diabetes Research

    February 19, 2020

    Each year diabetes researchers from all over the world gather for the annual meeting of the Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes...