JDRF has a plan for creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D) that focuses on driving promising therapies through the R&D pipeline and into the hands of individuals with T1D. A critical step in progress along the pipeline is known as the translational research phase. The goal of translational research is to move research […]
Please join us at the Ray Allen Golf Classic and Ray of Hope Luncheon hosted by Shannon and Ray Allen and Andria and Javier Holtz. Ray and Shannon’s son Walker, 6, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at 17 months old. Andrew Holtz, 19, was diagnosed just after his seventh birthday. The Allen and […]
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).
Welcome to our final daily summary of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research highlights from the ADA’s 73rd Scientific Sessions! Each night, we have been posting summaries of notable sessions and presentations. Below are two relevant sessions from Monday, June 24: From Mice to Men and Back in Diabetic Kidney Disease Diabetic kidney disease remains one of […]
Welcome to our daily summary of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research highlights from the ADA’s 73rd Scientific Sessions! Each night, we will be posting summaries of notable sessions and presentations. Below are two relevant sessions from Friday, June 21. Beta Cell Failure in Type 1 Diabetes – Cause or Consequences? The fact that T1D is a complicated […]
JDRF-supported research is at the forefront of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 73rd Scientific Sessions this year, June 21-24 in Chicago, with 13 oral presentations, 14 poster presentations, three symposium discussions, one scientific workshop, more than a dozen meetings with research partners, and 20 JDRF staff and senior leadership in attendance to represent scientific progress […]
Sometimes people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) get so accustomed to our own slang, it’s easy to forget not everyone speaks the same language. Since I’ll be attending JDRF Children’s Congress as a delegate this summer, I know it’s important for me to communicate clearly. So with that in mind, I’ve compiled a list of my own favorite diabetic slang terms.
… this dream cannot become a reality without delegates like us. By Cindy Chen (17 years old, California) Imagine a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). A world in which there would be no more need for test strips, lancets, reservoirs, infusion sets, shots, and that darn insulin pump. A world in which […]
JDRF recently brought together a group of 20 leading experts in the behavioral and mental health fields to discuss the range of psychological and social issues experienced by people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and their families. Forums like this enable JDRF to stay up-to-date with the full spectrum of issues faced by people with […]
As we head into the holiday season and toward a new year, we are especially thankful for our friends and supporters around the world. As the stories in this issue of Countdown show, the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community has much to celebrate at year’s end. December also marks the halfway point of JDRF’s fiscal […]