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- Study Aims to Preserve Kidney Damage for T1D
A promising JDRF-funded trial looks at allopurinol—a 50-year-old gout treatment drug—to slow or stop loss of kidney function in people living with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) The Preventing Early Renal Function Loss in Diabetes (PERL) Consortium is conducting a multi-site, international clinical trial of allopurinol as an intervention for T1D-related kidney disease. Allopurinol is an […]
- JDRF Top Research Advances
The past year brought about significant advances in type 1 diabetes (T1D) therapies that are improving how people live with the disease and bringing us closer to a biological cure and universal advances that have helped make this a pivotal moment in the history of T1D research. ENCAPSULATION The JDRF Encapsulation Program funds development of […]
- 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 […]
- Elizabeth Roosevelt: Ready to share your story with Congress? I am!
Hello. My name is Elizabeth Roosevelt. I am 12 years old and finishing up the 6th grade. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) shortly after my fifth birthday. I had been drinking lots of water and using the restroom frequently, but we had no idea what was causing me to feel so badly until […]
- 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 […]