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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...

  • Myth vs. Fact: COVID-19 Can Trigger Diabetes

    July 21, 2020

    It’s been around the news: COVID-19 might trigger diabetes, at least in some people. That’s what several JDRF-funded scientists posit. But let’s look at the evidence.

  • Just Doing Experiments? Well, Ones that May Have Life-Saving Potential

    July 16, 2020

    Smart insulin; what is that? It’s the type of insulin that Chandra Bhattacharya, Ph.D., has spent her JDRF-funded postdoctoral fellowship—the time right...

  • 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...

  • ADA’s Scientific Sessions: Day 4

    June 16, 2020

    The American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions is here! Until June 16, scientists will present some of the most updated topics, from beta...

  • FreeStyle Libre 2 Authorized for Use in the U.S.

    June 15, 2020

    On June 15, 2020, Abbott announced that the FDA has authorized the FreeStyle Libre 2 System. The Libre 2 gained its CE...

  • ADA’s Scientific Sessions: Day 3

    June 15, 2020

    The American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions is here! Until June 16, scientists will present some of the most updated topics, from beta...

  • Updates from the Teplizumab Trial: You’re Not Going to Believe the Results

    June 15, 2020

    Last year, at the American Association for Diabetes (ADA) Scientific Sessions, a drug, called teplizumab, was able to significantly delay—for over two...

  • ADA’s Scientific Sessions: Day 3

    June 15, 2020

    The American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions is here! Until June 16, scientists will present some of the most updated topics, from beta...

  • ADA’s Scientific Sessions: Day 2

    June 14, 2020

    The American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions is here! Until June 16, scientists will present some of the most updated topics, from beta...