Spring Training: Gear up, get out, go for the gold

by Kevin Gault When springtime rolls around, athletes and other active people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) have to do more than buy new running shoes, repair a bike, or search for a baseball glove in the basement. Many athletes with T1D agree that there are important considerations about managing the disease during strenuous activity. […]

Alpha to Beta: Changing a Cell’s Identity

By Kevin Gault To cure diabetes, scientists must devise a way to get the body producing insulin again. That’s a tough task. But several JDRF-funded studies have pointed to a potential path for doing so: converting other cells in the body into insulin-producing cells. The science is called reprogramming, and JDRF is excited by its […]