National News Coverage
Researchers Use Nanoparticle “Vaccine” to Cure Type 1 Diabetes in Mice
Using an innovative nanotechnology-based “vaccine,” researchers were able to successfully restore normal blood sugar in mice with type 1 diabetes, and also slow the onset of diabetes in mice at risk for the disease. The study, co-funded by JDRF and published today in the online edition of the journal Immunity, has several key implications.
XOMA 052 Phase 2 Trial Initiated in Type 1 Diabetes Patients
A trial designed to evaluate the effects of an anti-inflammatory treatment approach in Type 1 diabetes patients. Read more.
JDRF Founder, Lee Ducat, To Be Honored at 40th Anniversary Gala in Philadelphia
When Lee Ducat, founder of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), brought together a group of Philadelphia-area parents of children with juvenile diabetes on May 21, 1970, she could never have imagined that 40 years later that devoted group would have grown into an international organization that changed the world. Read more.
PJs for the Cure!
100% of the proceeds from the pjs sold go to JDRF. The goal is $1 millon. Together we can reach this goal! Read more.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California is working on a hormone treatment which could turn into a cure for type 1 diabetes.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California, funded by JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), discovered that the growth of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas is connected to a hormone in the body that's responsible for stress. If regeneration of the hormone becomes possible, then type 1 diabetes treatment could turn into a cure. Read more.
Way to go Ford on helping us get just a little bit closer to finding a cure!
A 2011 Ford Mustang GT was auctioned off at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction for $330,000. The proceeds from this auction will be given to JDRF. Read more.