• INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
    [JDRF] The Graham-Cassidy Bill Will Cost People with Diabetes Money
    Both JDRF and the American Diabetes Association have come out against the bill. So … there’s another effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) underway. Republican lawmakers are trying to pass something known as the Graham-Cassidy bill. via GIPHY. If the GOP wants to repeal Obamacare, they need to do it by September 30th under the complex legislative rule system that few people outside of Congress understand. via GIPHY. sponsor.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [JDRF] How to Give and Get Help After Hurricane Irma
    As with Hurricane Harvey, the American Diabetes Association (ADA), JDRF, and Insulin for Life USA are working together to coordinate donations and help those affected by Hurricane Irma. General Simply Cooking Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes American Diabetes Association (ADA) disaster relief donations Insulet insulin insulin for life JDRF Lilly Novo Nordisk Omnipod
  • D-MOM  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [JDRF] D-Kid Blog: Interview With Musician Crystal Bowersox
    She was a 2015 delegate to the JDRF Children’s Congress. Crystal Bowersox is a singer songwriter from Nashville. She visited diabetes camps over this past summer. I had the opportunity to interview her. Crystal answers questions like if diabetes ever gets in the way of performing and what a day in her life is like. -Q. “Ever wonder what a day at diabetes camp is like?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017
    [JDRF] Medicare and CGM Coverage: Swirling Emotions
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  • SCOTT'S DIABETES  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
    [JDRF] Diabetes Emergency Relief Coalition – hurricane support efforts
    The Diabetes Emergency Relief Coalition, convened by the American Diabetes Association, includes JDRF, Insulin for Life USA, Endocrine Society, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, American Association of Diabetes Educators and Research America. ADA JDRF ResourcesComing together to help those in need Spreading the word about important and reliable hurricane support efforts. Please help get the word out.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
    [JDRF] Nicole Johnson is JDRF’s First National Director of Mission
    JDRF has created a new position and appointed former Miss America and diabetes advocate Dr. Nicole Johnson their first National Director of Mission. News Type 1 Diabetes American Diabetes Association (ADA) dLife JDRF Nicole Johnson type 1 diabetes newsDr. Johnson first became known after winning the 1999 Miss America contest, which not only raised awareness about type 1 diabetes but showed how people with type 1 diabetes can prove competitive […].
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2017
    [JDRF] Burton businesses help masquerade ball success for JDRF and Derby Royal Hospital
    Alex Watton, Fabian Kidd, Natasha Ball, Emily Rawlinson, Josh Noakes, Amber-Mae Yates, Charlotte Rawlinson, Becky Thompson, Leigh Reeves, James Wood and Ben Jolley are dressed to impress for the masquerade ball Businesses from across Burton have shown their support for a masquerade charity ball which raised more than 20,000 for diabetes care.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2017
    [JDRF] Help a Mom of a Child with Type 1 After Harvey
    If you would like to contribute, you can do so here: JDRF, the American Diabetes Association, and Insulin For Life USA have partnered to bring diabetes supplies to the diabetes community affected by the storm. sponsor. Tropical Storm Harvey is a vast humanitarian crisis made up of thousands of individual crises. We know there must be hundreds, if not thousands, of people with diabetes in the Houston area who are now struggling with their self-care amidst the chaos of the flooding.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2017
    [JDRF] American Diabetes Association, JDRF And To Catastrophic Flooding Due To Hurricane Harvey In Texas
    Five pallets, each of which includes 200,000 syringes, 50,000 pen needles and 20,000 alcohol pads, are already en route to the area. Accompanying each pallet are separate packages containing dozens of blood glucose meters along with thousands of glucose test strips and lancets, which will allow an individual to test his or her blood glucose three times per day for nearly two months
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2017
    [JDRF] Anthem Deems the Artificial Pancreas “Investigational” & Won’t Cover It
    Technology Treatments Type 1 Diabetes A1c closed-loop system devices exercise health insurance insulin insulin pumps JDRF low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) Medtronic Minimed 670G U.S. The diabetes community was excited by the recent FDA approval of what some are calling “a breakthrough in diabetes management.” Now that the Medtronic MiniMed 670G closed hybrid loop insulin pump and sensor system has started to ship to early adopters however, many are unhappy.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017
    [JDRF] Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims With Diabetes
    General American Diabetes Association (ADA) charity diabetes supplies disaster relief insulin insulin for life JDRF low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia We are all watching in horror as the flood levels rise in the Houston area following Hurricane Harvey, which has affected both Texas and Louisiana. Many of us are wondering what we can do to help those who are affected, especially for those living with diabetes who may have a finite supply of or limited […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017
    [JDRF] How I Protect and Serve with Type 1 Diabetes
    You can purchase the book through his website ; proceeds will benefit the American Diabetes Association and JDRF. Some people believe that people with diabetes can’t be police officers, firefighters, or other public safety officers. I hope that my service—and the service of others with diabetes who risk their lives for the public good every day—prove the doubters wrong.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017
    [JDRF] How I Protect and Serve with Type 1 Diabetes
    You can purchase the book through his website ; proceeds will benefit the American Diabetes Association and JDRF. Some people believe that people with diabetes can’t be police officers, firefighters, or other public safety officers. I hope that my service—and the service of others with diabetes who risk their lives for the public good every day—prove the doubters wrong.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017
    [JDRF] Author Advances Damaging Myth About Diabetes
    Technology Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes beta cells Bigfoot Biomedical cure for diabetes insulin insulin pumps JDRF Lilly low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) Medtronic myths type 1 diabetes studyThis article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By James S. Hirsch Jim Hirsch, diaTribe contributor and bestselling author, weighs in on a damaging diabetes myth: “They’re never going to cure diabetes, because there’s too much money in it.”
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017
    [JDRF] Type 1 Organ Donors Show High Rates of Suicide, Drug Use
    We need to discuss depression, suicide, and illicit drug use in the Type 1 community, as there is growing evidence that too many with Type 1 struggle with these issues in silence and isolation, even while attending a JDRF walk or posting empowering photos on Instagram. Commentary. I worry we too easily focus on the success stories of people with Type 1 diabetes, while not allowing enough space to discuss instances when people struggle with the condition.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2017
    [JDRF] Is a Diabetes Diagnosis Enough to Create a Community?
    Remember a couple of Novembers ago when JDRF had that thingy that let you turn your Facebook and Instagram avatar blue? That was fun. Mostly I loved it because it made it easier to find other people affected by diabetes. I mean all you had to do was look for the blue and add friend or follow! I must have added a thousand new friends. Proud I was; my diabetes community was growing and it was like gaining a family.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 2017
    [JDRF] The Future of T1D is Patient-Driven
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes clinical research clinical trials diabetes events insulin insulin pumps JDRF Tidepool type 1 diabetes study U.S. There is never a great time to be diagnosed with a chronic illness. However, if you have to be diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, one might say that this is the “best” time in history to have that happen. The insulin analogs are faster and more reliable than the insulins of the past, technology is […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 2017
    [JDRF] 2017 Children’s Congress Ask Senators for Continued Type 1 Research Funding
    The JDRF Children’s Congress began in 1999 when little 8-year-old Tommy Solo decided children should be with […]. News Technology Treatments Type 1 Diabetes Children's Congress JDRF type 1 diabetes newsOn July 26th, the 2017 Children’s Congress made up of 160 children as Delegates along with their parents and celebrities attended a Senate hearing, asking lawmakers to support continued type 1 diabetes research funding at the federal level.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 2017
    [JDRF] Addison Morton, 6, goes to Washington
    Addison Morton, 6, of Pleasant Prairie, sits on the lap of her mother, Erin, while showing the delegate card issued to her at the JDRF Children's Congress last week in Washington, D.C. Addison Morton, 6, of Pleasant Prairie, reflects Thursday about her participation last week as a representative in the 2017 JDRF Children's Congress in Washington, D.C.,
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017
    [JDRF] Type 1 Diabetes Organ Donors Tragically Linked to High Drug Use and Suicide
    The JDRF sponsors a program called the Network for […]. Life with Diabetes News Type 1 Diabetes American Diabetes Association (ADA) depression and diabetes diabetes burnout diabetes distress insulin JDRF type 1 diabetes study
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017
    [JDRF] The Australian Pro Basketball Player with Type 1 Diabetes
    Luckily for McSpadden, her parents encouraged her to continue to play sports after diagnosis, according to a JDRF Australia profile. Standing at 6’4” with an imposing post presence, 18-year-old Lara McSpadden has morphed into one of the standout young players in Australia’s Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) in Australia. She is the youngest player on the roster for the Sydney Uni Flames, a team that is coming off a championship season during her rookie year.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017
    [JDRF] Why Live Life in Fear When You Can Live Life to the Fullest
    Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes children with diabetes Children With Diabetes (CWD) Friends For Life (FFL) inspiration JDRF parentingI heard this statement from a person at the Children with Diabetes (CWD) Friends for Life Conference in Orlando, Florida during the first week of July: “I refuse to let diabetes dictate what I do.” ” I like that saying and I like it a lot. It sort of summed up what thousands of people heard this […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017
    [JDRF] Study Aims to Prevent Scarring from Infusion Sets and CGMs
    Esther Latres, director of translational development at JDRF, found the initial results of the study promising. Initially, this research effort was more narrowly focused on trying to make better materials for islet cell transplantation, according to Julia Greenstein, JDRF’s vice-president of discovery research. Researchers at MIT and Boston Children’s Hospital are trying to find ways to help the body’s immune system react less to materials used in implanted medical devices.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017
    [JDRF] Tidepool and Big Data: Donate Your Data to Tidepool to Improve Diabetes Care
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c charity continuous glucose monitor (CGM) Dexcom diabetes data insulin JDRF T1D Exchange TidepoolThis article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JULY 13, 2017
    [JDRF] Obamacare Plans May Become High Risk Pools for People with Diabetes
    Read more: What JDRF, ADA, and DPAC say about the Senate health bill. A leaked draft of the Senate healthcare bill to be unveiled later today includes a provision that would allow Americans to purchase so-called “bare bones” or “catastrophic” insurance plans.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2017
    [JDRF] Joslin Doctor Receives Clinical Research Award for Type 1 Diabetes Research
    The JDRF has awarded Lloyd Paul Aiello, M.D., the 2017 JDRF Mary Tyler Moore and S. The announcement was made during the JDRF One Conference in Chicago, Ill. This award is named in honor of JDRF chairman, the late Mary Tyler Moore, who had type 1 diabetes for over 40 years, and her husband, S. Lloyd Paul Aiello, M.D., Ph.D.,
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017
    [JDRF] What JDRF, ADA, DPAC Say About the Senate Health Bill
    JDRF is keeping an eye on things. This statement was posted on JDRF’s Advocacy Facebook page in the late afternoon of June 22nd: As you know, since earlier this year, JDRF has organized volunteers across the country to advocate for healthcare principles on behalf of people with T1D. JDRF expressed significant concerns about the health care reform bill passed by the House of Representatives and continued to advocate to the Senate for our principles.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [JDRF] Why Does Weightlifting Make My Glucose Levels Skyrocket?
    Read more: JDRF rolls out its PEAK program on exercise and Type 1 diabetes. Opinion. My family has a history of Type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases and I tried to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle in what eventually proved to be a futile attempt to stave off my genetic predisposition. I was profoundly disappointed when, after 63 years of keeping myself in great shape, I developed Type 1 diabetes.*
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [JDRF] Medalist Study Searches for Protective Factors
    The study is supported by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), and donations from Medalists themselves. King presenting Kathryn Hamm with her 75 year medal. Complications to diabetes are just that—biologically complicated.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017
    [JDRF] Beta Cells vs. Closed-Loop Pumps – Which is Better?
    During the opening session of the American Diabetes Association 77th Scientific Sessions, Millman Labs founder Jeffrey Millman and JDRF Chief Mission Officer Aaron Kowalski held court about which of the two therapies will provide the most value to the Type 1 diabetes community, with Millman championing islet cell transplants and Kowalski taking the side of closed-loop pumps.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
    [JDRF] {Kids First Diabetes Second} Fundraising
    Of course awareness is elevated through these events, but the goal is to raise a substantial amount of pooled money, usually for a designated entity, such as one of the major diabetes organizations—the American Diabetes Association (ADA) or the JDRF—or for a specific group conducting cure-based research. Both the ADA and JDRF walks are family events that take place across the country and are put on by the local chapters of each organization.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2017
    [JDRF] Diabetes walk raises funds and awareness
    The 2017 JDRF Telus Walk to Cure Diabetes starts at 1 p.m. at Legion Memorial Ball Park at 215 Sturgeon Road. The event has already raised nearly $10,000 from nine different teams and more than 30 individuals
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
    [JDRF] JDRF and ADA Blast Trump Budget Proposal
    JDRF, the American Diabetes Association, and the Endocrine Society all expressed concern that proposed cuts to the budgets of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will greatly impact diabetes research and Type 2 diabetes prevention programs. Three major diabetes-related advocacy organizations have released statements in opposition to the federal budget proposed by President Donald Trump.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 29, 2017
    [JDRF] Livongo’s Glucose Mentoring Program to Help Advance Diabetes Research
    Type 1 Diabetes American Diabetes Association Beyond Type 1 diabetes hands foundation JDRF livongoI’ve been using the Livongo system for the past two years and I’m a happy camper. Now the progressive company in Mountain View, California has taken another milestone step. Livongo, a glucose management/support program (advanced meter, unlimited strips, digital tools, personalized messaging, coaching) announced a few days ago a partnership with the American Diabetes Association, […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017
    [JDRF] New from Livongo: Unlimited Test Strips and Coaching for $49.99 Per Month
    Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes insulin JDRF livongo test stripsThis article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Ben Pallant and Adam Brown New Livongo Family Care Plan available without a prescription or insurance Last week, Livongo announced the launch of a “direct-to-consumer” version of its diabetes management program: unlimited test strips, a cellular-enabled blood glucose meter, and 24/7 […].
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, MAY 21, 2017
    [JDRF] JDRF One Walk Raises More than $120,000 for Type 1 Diabetes Research
    If you're worried that your child may have it, a simple test at your doctor's office can help your family get started on the right path. Just do a simple blood test
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
    [JDRF] Epic cycle ride raises more than 11,000 for diabetes charity
    JDRF supports families and individuals affected by type 1 diabetes and funds research to cure, treat and prevent the condition A MEMBER of a Wolfscastle-based company has helped raise more than A 11,000 for a diabetes charity through a 1,200 mile international cycle ride from Spain to West Wales.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
    [JDRF] Trump’s OMB Director Wasn’t Alone in Denigrating Diabetes
    JDRF posted a statement on its Facebook page that seemed focused on educating lawmakers on the distinction between the two types of diabetes. There is currently nothing you can do to prevent it, and there is currently no cure, which is why JDRF is extremely concerned by the recent comments made by Mick Mulvaney, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget.”.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
    [JDRF] New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment and Prevention Options on the Horizon
    Treatments Type 1 Diabetes beta cells insulin JDRF research TetraGeneticsThere’s new hope on the horizon for those with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Biopharmaceutical company TetraGenetics is working on an innovative drug therapy that can stop or prevent the body’s immune system from attacking its own pancreas. How T1D Develops Most people who develop T1D do so as a result of a particular virus that […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 15, 2017
    [JDRF] How Can Hypoglycemia Be Addressed in Type 1 Diabetes?
    By Lynn Kennedy, Helen Gao, and Kelly Close A workshop hosted by the JDRF and Helmsley Charitable Trust brought together leaders in the field to discuss opportunities and advances in the treatment and possible prevention of hypoglycemia How do you address hypoglycemia […]. Type 1 Diabetes Helmsley Charitable Trust insulin JDRF low blood sugarThis article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017
    [JDRF] Wisdom From Mothers Touched by Diabetes
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes insulin insulin pumps JDRF low carb diet mothers day parenting children with diabetes pregnant with type 1 diabetesBeing a mother living with diabetes or being a mother to a child with diabetes helps spark major drive, passion, and compassion. We asked some mothers with diabetes and some mothers to children with diabetes “What would you like to share with the world this Mother’s Day?”
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017
    [JDRF] ONE Conference and Retreat for Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
    Life with Diabetes News Type 1 Diabetes A1c dr. steve edelman exercise insulin JDRF taking control of your diabetes type 1 diabetes newsThe diabetes educational organization Taking Control of Your Diabetes, better known as TCOYD is going to be hosting a multi-day type 1 diabetes conference for adults and the people who love them. The ONE: Ultimate Conference and Retreat for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes is going to be taking place at the Hyatt Regency Mission […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017
    [JDRF] My Trip to the 2017 TypeOneNation Summit
    This past weekend I attended the local JDRF TypeOneNation Summit. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetes events insulin JDRF type 1 diabetes communityI’ve attended this event several times over the years, and the first one I went to I even drove 5ish hours to a different city which was the closest location at the time. I always get a lot of lessons out of these events. Sometimes […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017
    [JDRF] JDRF:Tell Congress To Protect People With Pre-Existing Conditions
    JDRF, the world’s largest type 1 diabetes charity is asking people to contact their congressmen and women and let them know they want protections for people with pre-existing conditions like type 1 diabetes to remain in place. News Treatments Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes American Health Care Act healthcare insulin JDRF
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017
    [JDRF] What the MacArthur Amendment Means for People with Type 1 Diabetes
    So far this amendment has been panned by JDRF, the American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association, and AARP, among other organizations. Republicans in the House of Representatives once again are trying to assemble the votes needed to pass repeal-and-replace legislation to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2017
    [JDRF] DKA in Jail – Three Stories
    million people with Type 1 diabetes in the United States, according to JDRF. Recently, we reposted the story of Demarcus Alexander, who was denied insulin while in custody in a case of mistaken identity. We asked for others to share their experiences of diabetes care in jail and prison, and three readers volunteered their stories. Betty Kamlo: I was in jail for three weeks last year for a non-moving traffic violation and taken to the Sedgwick County Jail in Wichita, Kansas.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017
    [JDRF] Dallas Stars owner Tom Gaglardi donates $3 million to JDRF Canada to fight Type 1 diabetes
    and owner of the Dallas Stars, recently contributed $3 million to JDRF Canada to fund research into Type 1 diabetes. "As As the parent of a child with Type 1 diabetes, I am incredibly proud to support JDRF in funding the kind of critical research that will improve the lives of people living with this disease," Gaglardi said in a JDRF news release Tom Gaglardi, president of Northland Properties Corp.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017
    [JDRF] Endocrinologist Says She Can’t Compete to Artificial Pancreas
    At a recent JDRF Type One Nation summit in Hartford, Connecticut, an endocrinologist gave her personal perspective of efforts to develop artificial pancreas pump systems. Dr. Jennifer Sher, an assistant professor of pediatric endocrinology at the Yale School of Medicine, has been involved in artificial pancreas technology since the early stages of this field of research. sponsor.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [JDRF] Researchers provide better understanding of the body's immune responses to implanted materials
    Funding for this study is made possible through collaboration between JDRF and The Leona M. Researchers at MIT and Boston Children's Hospital have published a report today in the journal Nature Materials that provides a better understanding of the body's immune responses to the materials used in implanted medical devices. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [JDRF] Critical Path Institute launches type 1 diabetes consortium
    Helmsley Charitable Trust; Janssen Research & Development, LLC; JDRF International; and Sanofi, the T1D Consortium will work to qualify islet autoimmunity antibodies as prognostic biomarkers to be used in the development of therapies for the treatment, and ultimately the prevention, of T1D Critical Path Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the Type 1 Diabetes Consortium. Funded by The Leona M. and Harry B.
  • MOMENTS OF WONDERFUL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [JDRF] Wordless Wednesday: Top of the hill
    JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes Wordless Wednesday fundraising Instagram JDRF JDRF RideThe picture is entertaining enough without additional context but here is one for each mile. This was the first time I had been on my bike since the big ride – other than one short ride that was two days after the event. It turns out you are not supposed to take off the entire winter from riding. I have a trainer to ride indoors, I just never exactly felt like using it.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017
    [JDRF] JDRF works to raise Type 1 diabetes awareness
    Some people believe they are healthy as horses, work out like fiends and run marathons or lift 500 pounds. However, here is a sobering message: Those people are at the same risk of getting Type 1 diabetes as the not-so-fit folks who consider a short walk quality exercise
  • MOMENTS OF WONDERFUL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [JDRF] Good doctor, bad doctor
    I think he finally realized I was not his target audience when he horribly misstated the percentage of JDRF funded research that involves type 1 diabetes (rather than type 2) and I told him he was wrong. Just when I have something to say, I accidentally change a setting that deletes the whole blog. Very happy that tech support was able to get it back!
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [JDRF] Saint Mary's, JDRF to hold diabetes seminar
    Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center has partnered with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to host a free Type 1 diabetes seminar at 4 p.m. on Sunday. Blood glucose screenings and a meet up for diabetes tech and pharmaceutical representatives will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [JDRF] Charleston JDRF walks to end Type 1 diabetes
    More than 1,000 walkers representing local businesses, families, schools and other organizations are expected to participate in the eighth annual JDRF Charleston One Walk on Sunday, March 12, at Smythe Park on Daniel Island
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [JDRF] All I Needed to Know About T1D I Learned From My Mom and Brother
    She discussed diabetes with her junior high students and others and we did JDRF walks as a family. My diagnosis of type 1 diabetes came late in life at age 25. I had completed college, was starting my career, and was newly married. Tears were shed as the gravity of the diagnosis sunk in, but the diagnosis itself was not a surprise. That’s because I had grown up with Type 1 diabetes in my family. Both my mom and my older brother were diagnosed with it when I was a child.
  • MOMENTS OF WONDERFUL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    [JDRF] About that ride
    A year ago ( on my thirteenth diaversary ), I signed up for my first JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes. The day before the ride, all the JDRF riders had an information meeting with coaches and support team. The bright side was that I got to meet a lot of other JDRF riders from other chapters across the country. I reached the last JDRF rest stop at 68 miles. JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes diabetes exercise JDRF JDRF Ride
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2017
    [JDRF] Families Join Forces to Help Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes
    Thousands of people joined forces at the Mall of America Saturday to take part in the 25th annual JDRF One Walk. The annual walk helps raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in the hopes of finding a cure for Type 1 Diabetes
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017
    [JDRF] JDRF Rolls Out its PEAK Program on Exercise and Type 1
    For years, the words “JDRF” and “exercise” have usually been put together to describe fundraising walks for cure research. For the past three years, JDRF has been partnering with researchers from around the world to develop JDRF PEAK, a program to share information about how to exercise safely with Type 1 diabetes. Now, JDRF is rolling out the new program in a series of workshops both in the U.S.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [JDRF] 25 Facts to Know on Exercise on Type 1 Diabetes
    This study was sent to Insulin Nation by JDRF, which was involved in this research and has created an educational program on exercise and Type 1 diabetes. You can learn more about JDRF’s PEAK program at typeonenation.org/peak. This past month, researchers from more than a dozen leading diabetes and exercise research teams published guidelines on how to exercise with Type 1 diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [JDRF] 25 New Recommendations on Exercise on Type 1 Diabetes
    This study was sent to Insulin Nation by JDRF, which was involved in this research and has created an educational program on exercise and Type 1 diabetes. You can learn more about JDRF’s PEAK program at typeonenation.org/peak. This past month, researchers from more than a dozen leading diabetes and exercise research teams published guidelines on how to exercise with Type 1 diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [JDRF] How the Trump Immigration Ban Might Affect Diabetes Research
    An email inquiry was sent by Insulin Nation to representatives from Dexcom, Medtronic, Bigfoot Biomedical, Tandem, JDRF, and several major diabetes research labs and charity foundations, asking whether the executive order has impacted them and if they had a position on the order. Earlier, we reported on how the Trump administration’s executive order on immigration barred Dr. Samira Asgari from joining a research lab that does diabetes research.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [JDRF] A Second Possible Replacement Plan to Obamacare Revealed
    Could membership in, say, JDRF count? It’s not like JDRF requires that you have Type 1 diabetes to be a donating member. If Senator Paul’s plan were enacted, one could see JDRF or the American Diabetes Association becoming the best place to shop for individual health insurance for people with diabetes…unless insurance companies could make an obvious argument in court that these organizations are focused on diabetes.
  • MOMENTS OF WONDERFUL  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017
    [JDRF] My pump break
    The second big challenge of my MDI routine was my JDRF ride in Tucson. MDI - multiple daily injections Apidra CGM insulin pump JDRF JDRF Ride MDI technology TresibaJust about a year ago, the four year warranty on my insulin pump ran out. I wasn’t too worried because the version of the pump that I was wearing had only been FDA approved about two years before, so the pump that I owned could only be that old.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017
    [JDRF] In Memoriam – Mary Tyler Moore
    Moore was the first public face of Type 1 diabetes, and she served with distinction as the longstanding international chairwoman of JDRF. We have just learned that Mary Tyler Moore has passed away at the age of 80. sponsor. Much has been written about her advocacy work, but we would also like to take a moment to remember her for upending the traditional picture what it was like to have Type 1 diabetes. Consider: You’re “supposed” to get Type 1 diabetes as a child.
  • SCOTT'S WEB LOG  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017
    [JDRF] How Patient Advocacy Helped Persuade Medicare to Cover Dexcom
    This week, there was some very good news from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the JDRF, notably for people with Type 1 diabetes who rely on Dexcom CGM devices. JDRF did a press release which can be seen at [link]. There were also advocacy efforts by the Diabetes Hands Foundation, Diabetes Daily, Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition (DPAC) , the JDRF and others (Insulin Pumpers, for example).
  • BITTER SWEET  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
    [JDRF] Choosing UnConference
    I could attend JDRF Government Day or I could attend The Diabetes UnConference. About a year ago I had a decision to make. They overlapped in 2016 so I could not attend both, as I had in past years. It wasn’t an easy choice to make. Government Day is a great event, focused on advocating to our elected officials in their offices on Capitol Hill. We educate them about diabetes and the need for. Events
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2016
    [JDRF] {3 Little Diabetes Things} 12.26.2016
    From the JDRF Press Release. I sometimes have a “little” something to say about diabetes… Alan Thicke Dies. Did you know that Alan Thicke was a d-dad and raised awareness about type 1 diabetes? Read “ Alan Thicke, ’80s Sitcom Dad And Theme Song Composer, Dies At 69 ” on NPR. His son, Brennan, was diagnosed with T1D at age 4 after a revelation at a family reunion.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2016
    [JDRF] Diabetes News: Anti-Malaria Drug Turns Glucagon-Producing Alpha.
    The results of this study, which was partially funded by the JDRF have been published in the journal Cell and indicate that diabetic fish, mice, and rats were all treated successfully with artemisinins DIABETES NEWS: Anti-Malaria Drug Turns Glucagon-Producing Alpha Cells into Insulin-Producing Beta Cells.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2016
    [JDRF] Differentiation of Diabetes by Pathophysiology, Natural History, and Prognosis.
    The American Diabetes Association, JDRF, the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists convened a research symposium, "The Differentiation of Diabetes by Pathophysiology, Natural History and Prognosis" on 10-12 October 2015 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2016
    [JDRF] Local summit to focus on new research about type 1 diabetes
    On the heels of a tremendous technological advancement with the FDA's approval of the first ever hybrid closed-loop artificial pancreas system, Middle Tennessee will host the JDRF Type One Nation Summit on Jan. The JDRF Type One Nation Summit is an opportunity for families and individuals affected by type 1 diabetes to network with other families and learn about exciting new research on the horizon--like the recent FDA approval of the first artificial pancreas system
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2016
    [JDRF] The 2016 Insulin Nation Naughty-or-Nice List
    It will be curious to see if this nonprofit is trying to position itself as sort of a West Coast JDRF in the coming year. If so, JDRF may need to step up its direct action game. Commentary. It’s time once again for Insulin Nation’s “Naughty and Nice” list, where we play Judge Santa with some of the Type 1 diabetes newsmakers in 2016. The coal-and-candy-cane winners are: Naughty. The Dollar Store.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2016
    [JDRF] The 2016 Insulin Nation Naughty-or-Nice List
    It will be curious to see if this nonprofit is trying to position itself as sort of a West Coast JDRF in the coming year. If so, JDRF may need to step up its direct action game. Commentary. It’s time once again for Insulin Nation’s “Naughty and Nice” list, where we play Judge Santa with some of the Type 1 diabetes newsmakers in 2016. The coal-and-candy-cane winners are: Naughty. The Dollar Store.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2016
    [JDRF] Lions step forward in battle against Type 1 Diabetes
    12, two days before World Diabetes Day, Lion representatives from all three New Jersey Lions Districts, 16N, 16J, and 16L, presented a check in the amount of $3,500 to Maryann Malak, from the New Jersey Metro and Rockaway Chapters of JDRF Lions Clubs in New Jersey took steps - literally - to join the battle against diabetes by holding a "Strides Event" during their state convention last May, raising money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. At their State Council Meeting on Nov.
  • D-MOM  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016
    [JDRF] {JDRF Children’s Congress} Thoughts on How and When to Apply
    I know it seems like the summer of 2017 is a long way off, but JDRF has opened up the application process for the next Children’s Congress. Since this is put on by JDRF, think about ways that your family or your d-kid is involved in JDRF. Are you a JDRF mentor, do you participate in walks, do you lead support groups, has your d-kid raised money or raised awareness at school or in the community? JDRF CC Dates: July 24-26, 2017.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2016
    [JDRF] {3 Little Diabetes Things} 11.07.2016
    Last year for National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM), JDRF had a very successful campaign called “T1D Looks Like Me” where you could share a photo of yourself on social media. T1D Looks like Me” gear can be purchased from the JDRF webstore. Diabetes 3 Little Diabetes Things Diabetes Awareness Month JDRFI sometimes have a “little” something to say about diabetes… T1D Looks Like Me.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2016
    [JDRF] Fairytale-themed event supports diabetes research
    With Alice in Wonderland serving as the backdrop, the Kelowna Okanagan chapter of JDRF raised close to $107,000 this year in the fight against type 1 diabetes. Guests tumbled down the rabbit hole and experienced a little madness along the way at the festive, dramatically-styled fundraising event Oct. 22 at the Coast Capri Hotel
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2016
    [JDRF] Novo Nordisk Kills Off Oral Insulin Project
    Already we’re seeing a test of that partnership, as JDRF recently partnered with Mannkind, the makers of Afrezza, to try and salvage inhalable insulin’s standing in the marketplace. Commentary. Many in the Type 1 diabetes community wish for two things: lower insulin prices and non-injectable insulin. Now, there’s evidence that the former may have killed off the latter. sponsor.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2016
    [JDRF] Novo Nordisk Kills Off Oral Insulin Project
    Already we’re seeing a test of that partnership, as JDRF recently partnered with Mannkind, the makers of Afrezza, to try and salvage inhalable insulin’s standing in the marketplace. Commentary. Many in the Type 1 diabetes community wish for two things: lower insulin prices and non-injectable insulin. Now, there’s evidence that the former may have killed off the latter. sponsor.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016
    [JDRF] Eric Church makes big donation to aid diabetes research
    CHARITY: The funds will help JDRF officials cover the costs of continued research to find a cure for the blood sugar condition. Country star Eric Church has paid tribute to his parents by making a $1 million donation in their name to a diabetes research charity
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2016
    [JDRF] The Pushback Against the Artificial Pancreas
    Even Jeffrey Brewer, the current president and CEO of Bigfoot Biomedical and the former president and CEO of JDRF, has soured on the term. JDRF and the media are the ones who call it an AP. There has been some pushback against labeling the Medtronic 670G an “artificial pancreas”.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2016
    [JDRF] Diabetes treatment set to be revolutionised after scientific breakthrough
    Sarah Johnson, a director at JDRF, the Type 1 diabetes charity, said: "We have been funding research for this breakthrough for over a decade Ground-breaking device, hailed in the US as a "game changer" in controlling the disease, checks blood sugar levels and delivers life-saving insulin as required The ground-breaking device, hailed in the US as a "game changer" in controlling the disease, checks blood sugar levels and delivers life-saving insulin as required.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2016
    [JDRF] The risky bet behind the first - artificial pancreas' for diabetes patients
    That challenge set JDRF, formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, on a costly, and risky, campaign to enlist academic researchers, global companies, members of Congress, and even federal regulators to embrace the concept of a device that could take over much of the process of regulating blood sugar in patients with diabetes I'll give you $1 million, he said, but only if you commit to getting an artificial pancreas on the market.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2016
    [JDRF] Why You Still Have to Bolus with the First Artificial Pancreas
    During a webinar held shortly after the FDA announced approval for the Medtronic 670G, JDRF chief mission officer Dr. Aaron Kowalski discussed why he believes the pump system merits the label of an artificial pancreas. JDRF, along with the Helmsley Charitable Trust and the National Institutes of Health’s Special Diabetes Program, spearheaded the philanthropic giving to fund research into artificial pancreas development.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2016
    [JDRF] JDRF One Walk Raises Type 1 Diabetes Awareness In Tulsa
    On Friday News On 6 told you about a new technology working as an artificial pancreas for those with Type 1 diabetes
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
    [JDRF] Kirkcudbright couple call for more Scottish Government funding into type 1 diabetes research
    It's the first time JDRF has really done anything like this and it is good that they are going round banging on doors to raise awareness Lee and Soenaid Anderson pushed their case to MSPs at Holyrood as part of an event organised by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Lee and Soenaid Anderson met MSPs at Holyrood to talk about the condition and the issues surrounding it as part of an event organised by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Scotland Development Group. "It's
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
    [JDRF] QE student named as youth ambassador for diabetes walk
    3, in support of Donald, with all proceeds to go to the JDRF walk in November A student at Queen Elizabeth School, Donald Alexander, has been named as Weyburn's youth ambassador for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation walk to be held on Sunday, Nov. 6, from the City Centre Mall. The school itself will hold a fundraising walk on Monday, Oct.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
    [JDRF] {Thoughts on Thursday} September 2016
    Do you participate in JDRF or ADA walks? Unfortunately the ADA no longer has a walk in our town and the nearest JDRF walk is quite a distance away. See how other d-parents answered the question “ Do you participate in JDRF or ADA walks? Have you been to any diabetes conferences such as ADA Diabetes Expo, JDRF Type One Summit, or Children With Diabetes? Each Thursday I am posing a type 1 diabetes-related question on Facebook.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2016
    [JDRF] Moving for type 1 diabetes cure
    Anna Berry,9, gleefully skips across the finish line after her three mile walk Sunday afternoon for the Greater Blue Ridge Chapter of JDRF hosting their annual fundraising walk in Downtown Roanoke
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
    [JDRF] Mannkind Collaborates with JDRF on Afrezza Pediatric Trials
    In June 2016, JDRF and MannKind announced a research and clinical trial collaboration which will focus upon Afrezza’s safety and effectiveness for pediatric use. JDRF’s senior research vice president Dr. Steven Griffen said in a telephone interview that it makes sense that Mannkind would want to do pediatric clinical trials. Under the banner of Afrezza 2.0,
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
    [JDRF] Mannkind Collaborates with JDRF on Afrezza Pediatric Trials
    In June 2016, JDRF and MannKind announced a research and clinical trial collaboration which will focus upon Afrezza’s safety and effectiveness for pediatric use. JDRF’s senior research vice president Dr. Steven Griffen said in a telephone interview that it makes sense that Mannkind would want to do pediatric clinical trials. Under the banner of Afrezza 2.0,
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
    [JDRF] JDRF Children’s Congress 2017 Application
    This week JDRF opened up the application process for the 2017 Children’s Congress. JDRF 2017 Children’s Congress will take place on July 24-26, 2017, in Washington, D.C. From the JDRF Children’s Congress website: “Every two years, more than 150 children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) gather in Washington, D.C., ” Apply on the JDRF Children’s Congress website. More posts about JDRF Children’s Congress.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2016
    [JDRF] A Look into Medtronic’s Pump Game Plan
    Medtronic is considered the big fish in the small pond of insulin pumps; the company had 74% of the market-share for insulin pumps in 2013, according to a JDRF report. Last week, I wrote about the curious move by Medtronic to release an unpredictive insulin pump in the shell of a pump that had predictive technology. The 630G pump looks like the 640G, a predictive pump not available in the U.S.;
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2016
    [JDRF] I Was Hooked Up to Bigfoot’s Artificial Pancreas
    I’d read the Wired article about Bigfoot founder Bryan Mazlish, who created a homemade artificial pancreas for his son, and I already knew and was impressed with CEO Jeffrey Brewer from his days leading JDRF. I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1974, and heard about the possibility of an artificial pancreas two decades later. Recently, I got to wear one from Bigfoot Biomedical.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2016
    [JDRF] Clarksville's Garrett Allen is rising money for JDRF to help find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes
    It was a lot of fun and all the boys were very excited to get their championship medals. Garrett wore his every day for about two weeks
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2016
    [JDRF] JDRF Announces Industry Development and Discovery Partnership with Pacific Diabetes Technologies
    JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research, has established an Industry Development and Discovery Partnership with Pacific Diabetes Technologies , a Portland, Oregon-based medical device startup, to develop a novel treatment for type 1 diabetes. JDRF has awarded PDT $1.14
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2016
    [JDRF] Bigfoot Recruits for Its First Artificial Pancreas Trial
    Working outside of the FDA’s radar, he enlisted another diabetes dad, former JDRF CEO Jeffrey Brewer, who brought tech startup and regulatory experience to the venture. Bigfoot is taking a big step towards getting its artificial pancreas to market, announcing that it has gained approval to enroll up to 50 participants in a trial of its pump system.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2016
    [JDRF] Tandem t:slim Pump Approved for Children Ages 6 and Up
    according to a 2013 JDRF report. This past month, Tandem announced that their t:slim line of insulin pumps received FDA approval for children as young as 6 years old; previously, children 12 years old and older were approved to use the pump. This approval covers the t:slim, t:flex, and t:slim G4 pumps. This is good news for parents who are looking at options for pump therapy for little ones.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016
    [JDRF] FDA Panel Recommends Expanded Use of CGMs
    JDRF, diaTribe, and the Diabetes Patient Advocacy Council were prominent among organizations and patient groups which publicized their support of the broadening of regulatory clearance, and had submitted written testimony or appeared before the panel. On July 21st, an FDA Advisory Committee panel convened to consider an application by Dexcom to relabel the G5 continuous glucose monitor (CGM) as a device suitable for use in making treatment decisions.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016
    [JDRF] Softball Player Kicked Off Team Because of Type 1 Diabetes
    She also is a JDRF ambassador and a leading pledge-getter for the regional JDRF Cure Walk. Ten-year-old Lundyn Cox of Mustang, Oklahoma learned by text message that she’d been kicked off her softball team because of her Type 1 diabetes. The text was sent to her mom, Brandy Skoropowski, by the coach. Lundyn was a “liability” to the team, the coach later told Skoropowski. “It’s It’s not a safe sport for her.
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