[JDRF] Why We Stopped Paying Tuition for Our Son With T1D
    I will never forget the advice given by one child psychologist at a JDRF conference: don’t treat diabetes any differently when it comes to behavior management. My son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2003, when he was six years old. We were told that a cure was “right around the corner—like, five years out.” Believing this, we faithfully attended all the walks and conventions in our area.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2018
    [JDRF] The AAA’s of Diabetes Management
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Affordable Care Act (ACA) "Obamacare" bionic pancreas cost of diabetes Dexcom diabetes management family of person with diabetes insulin insulin pumps JDRF low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) Medicare neuropathy parenting retinopathy U.S. I was recently asked what I hope for in terms of diabetes management 10 years from now or when Q goes to college in (gah!) seven years.
    [JDRF] Should Type 1 Diabetes Be in Public School Curricula?
    These individuals are also active at JDRF walks and other advocacy events. This was after a JDRF walk that was organized in one of the elementary schools.). Photo Credit: Terry Pierson, Riverside Press-Enterprise/SCNG. There are a lot of misconceptions about Type 1 diabetes—for instance, that is lifestyle-related and that it is easy to control with diet and exercise.
    [JDRF] ‘Beauty & the Beast’ Star Kickstarts Unlikely Teen Superhero Saga
    As a Type 1 Diabetic and celebrity ambassador for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA), Basis’ step into the realm of sci-fi adventure is deeply rooted in a real world passion. Austin Basis, who is known among The CW Television Network (CW) fans for his long-running portrayal of the ingenious and comical J.T.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018
    [JDRF] Dad's marathon bid to help diabetes charity
    Jason Pooley, 40, is aiming to run this year's London Marathon for the charity JDRF - the world's leading charitable funder of type 1 diabetes research A DEDICATED dad is undertaking an ambitious challenge to raise money and awareness for a diabetes charity after being inspired by his daughter.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2018
    [JDRF] 5 Resources for Parents of Kids Newly Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes
    Bag of Hope : One of the resources that you can request from JDRF is the Bag of Hope. Has your child been recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes? Are you overwhelmed by emotions and unsure how to move forward? Here are five resources for parents of newly diagnosed D-Kids. Kids First, Diabetes Second Book : I wrote the book Kids First, Diabetes Second because I wanted to share all that I have learned over the years. There’s no reason why you have to start at square one.
    [JDRF] Celiac, Diabetes, and my Crazy Life
    670G celiac diabetes JDRF NimaIt's been a busy several months for me. I have a ton of stuff going on with work, and when I'm home, it seems like I'm always doing something. Not to mention the month of February was NOT my friend (for multiple reason). But here's to focusing on the positives. First off, I've started on the MiniMed 670G! I got the pump back in January and started wearing it, and then got trained on the new.
    [JDRF] Lows, Lancets & Love Letters: from Pa to Alex
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes children with diabetes diabetes diagnosis diabetes journey family of person with diabetes grandparents insulin JDRF Lows Lancets and Love LettersEditor’s Note: Conse is a type 2 grandfather who unfortunately had to watch his grandson be diagnosed with type 1. Luckily, he was able to see the signs and get Alex to the hospital as soon as possible.
    [JDRF] JDRF One Walk Raises More Than $1.5M for Type 1 Diabetes Research
    More than 20,000 people joined in on the JDRF One Walk at Mall of America on Saturday in the fight against type 1 diabetes. Organizers also said it's a disease an estimated 40,000 Americans are diagnosed with every year, including both adults, and children
    [JDRF] Why Congress Needs to Renew the Special Diabetes Program
    The Hill published the following opinion piece from JDRF President and CEO Derek Rapp and Stacy A. Bohlen is the CEO of the non-profit National Indian Health Board and Derek Rapp is President and CEO of JDRF, the leading global organization funding Type 1 diabetes research. Bohlen, CEO of the National Indian Health Board, on February 2, 2018. Rapp and Bohlen address the need for Congress to renew the Special Diabetes Program.
    [JDRF] Five Young Diabetes Advocates to Watch
    Hannah Grace, who has had Type 1 diabetes since 11 months olds, sells bath bombs for her business BeYOUtiful , and she gives 20% of sales to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). miles in the Make a Splash challenge in Dover to raise over £2,000 for JDRF. As we reported earlier this month, a Florida teen is selling artwork to raise money for JDRF.
    [JDRF] Happy 39th Birthday To Me + Spare a Rose 2018
    Anyhow, that mantra of You Are Not Alone continues to ring true and my most recent visit to North Texas for a JDRF summit reinforced this message. Hello, 39. The final year of my 30s begins. before that big milestone birthday that has been creeping ever more closely. Now here we are. And in just over a month, that diaversary time will also be here once again.
    [JDRF] MMA Fighting for a Cure
    Garceau is taking the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)’s mission (“fighting for a cure”) very seriously. Garceau will also sell merchandise (fight shirts, tanks, hoodies, and sweatpants) and donate the profits to JDRF. She will make her debut in the MMA on February 3, and the event will benefit the charity in several ways. First, all proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the organization.
    [JDRF] CGM and Time-in-Range: What Do Diabetes Experts Think About Goals?
    Technology Treatments Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes 670G A1c Afrezza blood glucose/sugar management continuous glucose monitor (CGM) devices Dexcom diabetes burnout exercise freestyle individual inhaled insulin insulin JDRF libre low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) low-carb diet MannKind Medtronic T1D Exchange time in range U.S. This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2018
    [JDRF] JDRF Research Accomplishments Lead the Way to Prevent Future Type 1 Diabetes Diagnoses
    NEW YORK, Jan.23: During the past year, JDRF, the world's largest private sector funder of type 1 diabetes research, has driven breakthrough results and enabled research leading to significant advances in treatment options and a clearer understanding of a disease that affects 1.25 In 2017, JDRF supported 75 clinical trials and directly and indirectly attracted $300 million toward T1D research initiatives
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2018
    [JDRF] Curry schools raise $3K for juvenile diabetes research
    The walk caps off an annual fundraising effort for JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research. In the past three years, Curry schools have raised more than $3,000 for JDRF Curry Elementary and Middle schools capped off a month of fundraising for diabetes research with their third annual Kids Walk on Dec. Curry Elementary and Curry Middle School held the third annual Kids Walk on Dec.
    [JDRF] After 35 Years of Dead Ends, Ohio Researcher Develops Heat-Resistant Insulin
    Weiss’ career began with a generous JDRF Career Development Award. He told Insulin Nation, “JDRF has been a key part of my scientific life and social interactions in the T1D community for almost 30 years.” Good things come to those who persist. After thirty-five years of studying the drug, Michael Weiss and his team have developed heat-resistant insulin.
    [JDRF] @Reality DMTV
    We’ve written about elite professional and amateur athletes: Craig Idlebrook digs baseball players and I dig Californian Charlie Kimball , a Formula One driver who has rigged his cars so his pit crew can monitor his BG levels via wireless in real time (when he isn’t battling wildfires near his parents’ home), and Luke Rosser , a national youth record-holding Florida ironman and rising star in legislative advocacy on behalf of JDRF and the American Diabetes Association.
    [JDRF] Painting for a Cure
    Hall chose JDRF because of the organization’s efforts to increase awareness of and fund research for Type 1 diabetes. There were also raffles, JDRF bracelets, and jewelry for sale to benefit the charity. She added, “When you’re young, they (JDRF) help with supplies, give you classes to help you understand the disease. Representatives from the Central Florida chapter of JDRF nearest to Hall are both grateful and impressed.
    [JDRF] Thriving With Type 1 Diabetes
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes acceptance diabetes emotions diabetes journey diabetes management diagnosis emotional baggage exercise inspiration insulin insulin pumps JDRF By Meghan Higgins Five years ago I didn’t actually think I would be thriving with diabetes. Maybe right when I was diagnosed, but only because I saw people like Halle Berry and Nick Jonas and thought, “If these celebrities can manage it, I can definitely do it.”
    [JDRF] 5 Diabetes Management Strategies to Add to Your New Year’s Resolutions
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes blood glucose/sugar Dexcom diabetes management exercise freestyle goals insulin JDRF libre New Year's resolutions support2017 just came to a close and it’s time to start planning your self and health improvements for 2018. We all know we can improve our diabetes management in some way so let’s break down exactly what to do to be more proactive about our health and diabetes. Remember, New Year’s Resolutions only work if […].
    [JDRF] A Little Help from My Friends: Support for the New Year
    The local chapters of JDRF also hold in person support groups for both parents and children, catering to their distinct needs. Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve are over. You have made your resolutions and now the January doldrums are threatening to arrive. When the stress of the holidays ends all you want to do is dive into the soft, giving cushions of your couch and stay put. But diabetes doesn’t allow hibernation.
    [JDRF] Scott Benner Is a JDRF Everyday Hero
    In this episode of the Juicebox Podcast, the interviewer becomes the interviewee when Jess Backofen, the Executive Director for JDRF New Jersey Metro & Rockland County, asks Scott questions. She interviewed Scott for their JDRF chapter’s “Everyday Hero” campaign. Visit the JDRF New Jersey Metro & Rockland County website and to read about why Scott […]. General Type 1 Diabetes advocacy JDRF podcast
    [JDRF] Showing Skin for Type 1 Diabetes
    They’ve raised thousands of dollars for JDRF, Carb DM, and Diabetes Youth Families, and they’ve brought together members of the diabetes community from across the globe. Thanks to social media and campaigns like JDRF’s “T1D Looks Like Me,” diabetes is more visible today than in years past. sponsor. In 2014, Tara Layman and Kat Reed put their heads together to create “T1D Exposed,” a nude calendar featuring individuals with Type 1 diabetes.
    [JDRF] The Three Levels of Hypoglycemia
    A Steering Committee made up of representatives from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the American Diabetes Association, the Endocrine Society, JDRF International, The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, the Pediatric Endocrine Society, and the T1D Exchange formed a decision-making group for the Type 1 Diabetes […].
    [JDRF] Diabetes Treatments of the Future: Insulin-Producing Cell Implants
    Treatments Type 1 Diabetes beta cells clinical trial Encellin insulin islet cells JDRF viacyteA new approach to regenerating insulin production in people with type 1 diabetes is gaining steam in California. An alternative to the often-discussed technological improvements leading to a closed loop insulin delivery system, the insulin-producing cell implants are a biological solution to the issue of non-insulin producing pancreases (a challenge we know as type 1 […].
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2017
    [JDRF] JDRF welcomes CRA review of diabetes denials
    The 300,000+ Canadians and their families living with type 1 diabetes across the country welcome today's announcement that the Government of Canada and the Canada Revenue Agency will rescind new letters introduced in May that made it virtually impossible for adults with T1D to qualify for the disability tax credit. CRA has also committed to review all applications denied under the post-May 2017 process
    [JDRF] New Diabetes Bill Signed into Law by President Trump
    The bill doesn’t even show up on the advocacy pages for JDRF or the American Diabetes Association. We don’t want to shock you, but there was a successful bipartisan effort to pass legislation in Washington, DC, and it was focused on the advancement of diabetes care. The National Clinical Care Commission Act was signed into law by President Trump on November 2nd, 2017. Now as to whether or not that law will actually do anything to advance diabetes care, well, only time will tell.
    [JDRF] 'Diabetes doesn't hold them back'
    Peter Gale, Phoenix Macrae, Shannon Vize, Cooper Scholes and Meg Guzzo get ready for this year's JDRF One Walk. Picture: DARREN HOWE THE DAY Shannon Vize took her two-year-old son home from hospital after discovering he had diabetes was almost more frightening than taking him home as a newborn
    [JDRF] Eccleshall pupils swap uniforms for onesies to raise funds and awareness for diabetes charity
    Primary carers Sue Aldred and Vickie Lowe, songwriter Iain Sutherlanf, parent Ginny Creswell and JDRF mascot Rufus with Bishop Lonsdale Academy pupils Brother and sister Callum and Jessica Cresswell both have type one diabetes, a condition affecting 400,000 people in the UK including 29,000 children.
    [JDRF] The CGM Conversation Is Changing
    Life with Diabetes Technology Treatments Type 1 Diabetes A1c Abbott continuous glucose monitor (CGM) diabetes devices EASD insulin insulin pumps Ireland JDRFThe general consensus around the availability of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems in Ireland among patients and health professionals is that they are only for the select few. And while this may be somewhat true I believe that this conversation will change very soon. By the way, do not be put off by what I […].
    [JDRF] CGM Improves Outcomes for Pregnant Women and Their Babies
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c CONCEPTT continuous glucose monitor (CGM) EASD insulin JDRF low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) Medtronic pregnancy with type 1 diabetesThis article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here.
    [JDRF] Listen: Derek Theler Returns
    General charity Derek Theler Dexcom JDRF podcast Taking Control Of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) videoIn this episode of the Juicebox Podcast, Derek Theler, who has lived with type 1 diabetes since he was three-years-old, returns to talk about his new TV role and his involvement with the #WarriorUp charity fundraising campaign. Soon you can catch Derek as Mister Immortal in Marvel’s “New Warriors” television show. Derek relays that it’s been his […].
    [JDRF] Listen: Talking to Animas – What Happened?
    News Technology Type 1 Diabetes Animas insulin insulin pumps JDRF podcastAre you still reeling from the news that Animas is exiting the insulin pump business? In this episode of Diabetes Connections, Stacey talks with the Chief Medical Officier of Animas, Dr. Brian Levy, about why the decision was made, what current customers can do, and what happens if your pump fails during warranty. Stacey also […].
    [JDRF] JDRF and Diabetes Canada join together to propose a solution for.
    JDRF Canada and Diabetes Canada sent a joint letter to The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue yesterday outlining their proposed solution to the issue of access to the Disability Tax Credit for people with type 1 diabetes
    [JDRF] The T1D-Warrior Label Oversimplifies Life with Type 1
    JDRF uses similar rhetoric to promote its research for a cure.) Opinion. If you or a loved one is living with diabetes, you’ve probably encountered the “warrior” character. The warrior character, like the “survivor” in breast cancer circles, is a hero, rather than a victim. He or she conquers the disease, battling high and low blood sugars and other challenges on a daily basis. sponsor. In the diabetes community, “T1D Warrior” blogs and t-shirts abound.
    [JDRF] Dipping My Toe in the Advocacy Pool
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes American Diabetes Association (ADA) diabetes advocacy diabetes prevention Diabetes Prevention Program insulin JDRF Special Diabetes Program (SPD I’ve had diabetes for almost 24 years. I spent most of that time trying to blend in, not bringing attention to my diabetes (from diagnosis at age 9 all the way through my early 20’s). Starting my blog almost 5 years ago was a huge step in sharing my diabetes with others.
    [JDRF] JDRF Urges Insurers to Expand Coverage, Offer Choices, and Lower Costs
    JDRF’s “Coverage 2 Control” campaign, which launched in […]. Type 1 Diabetes A1c Coverage 2 Control diabetes campaigns diabetes devices health insurance healthcare insulin JDRF MedtronicMany of us with diabetes can attest to the fact that diabetes is getting harder to manage. Costs are rising and insurance companies are restricting access to equipment, supplies, and medications, such as Medtronic’s new Minimed 670G pump/monitor system.
    [JDRF] Narrative-Based Diabetes Care Help Patients and Physicians Connect
    It is quite popular in diabetes discourse, as evidenced by the “T1D warrior” rhetoric and by taglines like JDRF’s “race for the cure.” Something positive is happening in health care. Clinicians are trying to re-humanize medicine by learning to become more attentive witnesses. They are turning to narrative—stories, poetry, movies, and other forms of expression— to better understand the subjective experiences of illness.
    [JDRF] 6 Parodies of Songs With Diabetes Injected into the Lyrics
    Lee is currently raising money for the Silicon Valley JDRF OneWalk as part of a walk team connected with Bigfoot Biomedical, the pump company where she is the public relations manager. Melissa Lee has been pairing diabetes research fundraising with her love of singing to motivate those who give to her numerous campaigns.
    [JDRF] FDA Approves Fast-Acting Fiasp Insulin
    During a October 2016 webinar, JDRF Chief Mission Officer Dr. Aaron Kowalski stated that one of the major hurdles to the creation of a fully automated artificial pancreas was that there wasn’t a rapid-enough-acting insulin available; it remains to be seen if Fiasp will be the missing piece to that puzzle. Novo Nordisk announced on September 29th, 2017 that it has received FDA market approval for its new fast-acting insulin, Fiasp*.
    [JDRF] Twins are set to take part in park Fun Run to help diabetes charity
    Six year old Arthur Jenkinson and his twin sister Dusty from St Leonards on Sea will take part in the first ever Hastings One Fun Run for JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charity. Arthur and Dusty will be joined by around 100 others taking on the fun family challenge, which takes place at Alexandra Park on Sunday October 8. Arthur was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes aged three and now uses a pump to administer the insulin he needs to keep him alive
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
    [JDRF] A D-Mom’s Plea About the Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill
    JDRF opposes the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill and thinks it will be detrimental for those with type 1 diabetes. Summary: The Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill will be harmful for people with preexisting conditions such as type 1 diabetes. Contact your senators to tell them to vote no. This week the senate is considering yet another healthcare bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare).
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
    [JDRF] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Diabetes, Depression, Diabulimia
    Speaking of communication… “The diaTribe Foundation’s Adam Brown moderated a panel discussion with Dr. Irl Hirsch (University of Washington), Dr. Bruce Buckingham (Stanford University), Richard Wood (CEO, dQ&A), and Dr. Frank Martin (JDRF) on best practices for families with diabetes.”
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2017
    [JDRF] Hundreds join together to support diabetes research at JDRF walk
    Supporters march down Salem Avenue at the annual JDRF's Greater Blue Ridge Chapter's One Walk, held in downtown Roanoke Sunday afternoon
    [JDRF] UnitedHealthcare's Medtronic Deal Sparks Furor, but a Year Later, Innovation Continues
    While the initial press stories criticizing the transaction have died down, a JDRF initiative calls on insurers to preserve patient choice UnitedHealthcare has not released numbers on how many patients are affected by its exclusivity deal with Medtronic.
    [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.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
    [JDRF] Funny Diabetes T-Shirts From the Sugar Shop for Your T1D
    I saw Isa, who we met at JDRF Children’s Congress in 2015, sporting a shirt that read, “Make my pancreas great again.” Summary: Here are six funny diabetes t-shirts to poke fun at non-functioning pancreases. I think that humor is a great way to get through the difficult things in life. And if you can’t laugh at yourself (or your broken pancreas!!), then maybe you need to lighten up some of the burden.
    [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?
    [JDRF] Medicare and CGM Coverage: Swirling Emotions
    Life with Diabetes Technology Type 1 Diabetes Apple continuous glucose monitor (CGM) Dexcom Dexcom G5 diabetes devices durable medical equipment (DME) insulin insulin pumps iOS iPhone JDRF Medicare mysugr retinopathy senior citizens tandem Tidepool
    [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.
    [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 […].
    [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.
    [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
    [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.
    [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 […].
    [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.
    [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.
    [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.”
    [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.
    [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.
    [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 […].
    [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
    [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.
    [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 […].
    [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.
    [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.
    [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.,
    [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.
    [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.*
    [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.
    [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
    [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.
    [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 […].
    [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
    [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).
    [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.
    [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.
    [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
    [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!
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