Latest in Special Diabetes Program

  • FDA Approves an Artificial Pancreas System for Children Aged 2-6 Years

    September 2, 2020

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Medtronic MiniMed 770G artificial pancreas system for use by children aged 2 to 6 with type 1 diabetes (T1D). It is the first marketed device that can automatically adjust insulin delivery based on continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) values for children aged 2-6 years.

  • Tandem Control-IQ—Now Authorized For Children

    June 17, 2020

    Tandem Diabetes announced FDA clearance of an expanded pediatric indication for the Tandem t:slim X2™ insulin pump with Control-IQ™ technology in children ages six and older.

  • Enhanced Charitable Giving Incentives Explained: What it Means for Donors in 2020

    April 23, 2020

    What the federal economic relief package, also known as the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) means for donors to JDRF.

  • FDA Welcomes Teen Perspective During Children's Congress

    July 11, 2019

    What would intimidate even the most seasoned speakers had little impact on the three teens who met with the Food and Drug...

  • JDRF and Youth Delegates Urge Senators to Continue Support of Type One Diabetes Research

    July 10, 2019

    In a packed U.S. Senate hearing room, JDRF Children’s Congress Delegates, medical leaders and celebrities today shared the personal, critical need for...

  • Advancing Type 1 Diabetes Research

    March 16, 2018

    The mood was celebratory. The miles covered considerable. The mission remains as urgent as ever. Hailing from all 50 states, 180 JDRF...

  • To D.C. with Love: Thanking Congress for Raising Awareness for the Special Diabetes Program

    March 9, 2018

    For decades, JDRF has led the fight in the nation’s capital to advocate for research funding on behalf of the type 1...

  • The Fight for the Special Diabetes Program Continues

    January 26, 2018

    Join JDRF and tell Congress to enact a full, two-year renewal of the SDP now. JDRF is extremely disappointed that Congress did not renew the...

  • Join JDRF in Advocating for the T1D Community

    September 21, 2017

    JDRF is constantly working to ensure the needs of the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community are heard loud and clear by Members...