A clinical study published in PNAS provides further proof-of-concept that beta cell encapsulation holds real promise for making islet implantation a viable therapy for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D).
When Kevin Wehrenberg became concerned about the media’s portrayal of type 1 diabetes (T1D) during the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, he contacted the Los Angeles Chapter, wanting to discuss the issue. The chapter’s executive director was impressed and soon asked Kevin to join the local Board.
Step into the shoes of someone living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for one day in an eye-opening text campaign made possible through the generous support of Lilly Diabetes. In just a single day, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the challenges people with T1D face. Sign up today, or any day in November, and […]
JDRF is kicking off National Diabetes Awareness Month by turning the Empire State Building blue! On the evening of November 1—T1Day—New York’s iconic landmark will blaze blue to promote diabetes awareness and show support for the 366 million people worldwide living with both type 1 diabetes (T1D) and type 2 diabetes. Awareness for T1D doesn’t […]
JDRF is making tremendous strides in type one diabetes (T1D) research with the support of our donors. The investments we’ve made in T1D research give us a clear vision for the future: a world without T1D. In this world: Children with T1D and their parents sleep through the night without fear An intelligent pump eliminates […]
JDRF Children’s Congress, our flagship advocacy event, takes place in Washington, D.C., today through July 10. 161 of JDRF’s advocates, ages 4 to 17, will bring an important message for Congress to renew the Special Diabetes Program (SDP). This federal program, which currently provides $150 million per year for diabetes research, has made possible some […]
T1D Adult Fit-Group Personal Training Research shows that strength training improves muscle quality and insulin sensitivity, so why aren’t we all doing much more of it? Join JDRF’s Adults in Charlotte with Type 1 (ACT1) for tailored personal training. Learn exercises specific to muscle development and maintenance vital to general health, strong bones, and improved […]
Thank you to everyone who came out on in May for the Harris Teeter Celebrity Golf Classic in Partnership with the Bobby Labonte Foundation Benefiting JDRF! We surpassed our goal for FY13 and can’t give enough thanks to our amazing sponsors, attendees, celebrities and Volunteers! Stay tuned for a date to reserve for 2014! […]
This week, Walgreens has launched their pin-pad campaign to support JDRF in their 8,000 locations throughout the country. Be sure to visit your local Walgreens store in Upstate, SC from now until July 31st to donate $1, $2, $5, or $10 at checkout to support type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. The dollars raised through this […]