Everyone Should Have the Best Diabetes Technologies

Read Annika’s bio I’ve known diabetes all of my life… I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 2006 when I was seven years old and my little brother was diagnosed in 2009 when he was 22 months old. Our grandpa also has T1D. When he was diagnosed in 1957 at the age of […]

JDRF is a Travelers Championship Birdies for Charity Partner

JDRF is a Travelers Championship Birdies for Charity Partner

JDRF is excited to announce our 2015 partnership with the Travelers Championship Birdies for Charity program!   Birdies for Charity is a pledge-based fundraising program based on the number of birdies made by the PGA TOUR professionals during the Travelers Championship. For example, a $0.02 pledge would equal a $36.00 if 1,800 birdies are made. […]

Well-Timed AP Technology Offers Peace of Mind in the UK

A JDRF-funded study at the University of Cambridge showed that an overnight treat-to-range device improved glucose control A recent JDRF-funded study at the University of Cambridge has found that unsupervised, at-home use of a treat-to-range artificial pancreas system can improve blood-glucose control throughout the night and into the next day. You can click on the […]

Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight

T1D picked another wrong family to mess with when it visited Megan Logan. Megan was diagnosed when she was 8 years old and has been living her life incredibly well with T1D ever since. She is now a college student at Trinity College and an avid softball player. Megan’s got people! Megan’s Marchers, led by […]

Two-year $300 Million Special Diabetes Program Extended

In an overwhelming vote, the U.S. Senate approved a two-year extension of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP)—an initiative that accounts for roughly one-third of all federally-funded type 1 diabetes (T1D) research in the United States. “JDRF staff and our network of advocacy leaders and passionate volunteers all across the U.S. work tirelessly every day to […]

Austin Healey Club Supports JDRF

Austin Healey Club Supports JDRF

1950-60’s vintage sports car enthusiasts and type 1 diabetes (T1D) don’t initially seem a natural combination, but the New England Chapter of the Austin Healey Club of America adopted JDRF as their official charity for 2014 and 2015. The Club has over 300 members throughout New England and Eastern New York. At their January meeting […]

JDRF Draws a Winning Encapsulation Strategy

JDRF video demonstrates the differences between micro-encapsulation and macro-encapsulation A new video, “Sketching Encapsulation,” was created for JDRF’s FY2014 Annual Report. Albert J. Hwa, Ph.D., Director of Discovery Research at JDRF, explains encapsulation and outlines four encapsulation projects that are currently supported by JDRF. “Over the last seven years, JDRF has cultivated several encapsulation research […]

Your design can supercharge T1D research

Kids, start your sketching! Children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), ages 5 to 18, are encouraged to let their imaginations race for the checkered flag in the 2015 Race Car Design Contest for JDRF, hosted by Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire and Auto Centers. From now until March 12, children can submit their JDRF-inspired race car […]