• 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.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016
    [JDRF] Massachusetts School Diabetes Care is Very Nurse-Centered
    I spoke with several parents about this at a JDRF 2016 Summit in Boston this past February. Metropolitan Boston is home to institutions housing world-class diabetes care clinics and research facilities, yet Massachusetts is one holdout where school glucose testing, administration of insulin, and even emergency glucagon injections must be performed by or directly supervised by a school nurse.
  • CANADIAN D-GAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016
    [JDRF] I always wondered what my family thought
    That time they all showed up for the JDRF virtual 5km wearing T-shirts hand painted with heartwarming messages. As I round the corner entering my 14th year with diabetes, I've found myself pondering a lot more things lately. A recent blog post by Mike inspired this musing. What do my parents and siblings think? After 14 years? Somethings always separated me from them. I am the sick one. In retrospect even before T1D, I was always kind of the "sick one".
  • SCOTT'S WEB LOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016
    [JDRF] A Tribute to My Dear Friend, Kitty Castellini
    Her obituary is HERE and she asked that memorial donations be made to the JDRF or the Cumberland County SPCA. Between out-of-town guests staying with me for the month, and various other issues going on in my personal life, I've been busy as of late. But I was really saddened when I learned that my good friend Kitty Castellini passed away on Sunday (June 19, 2016).
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016
    [JDRF] Mike’s Pig Pen Owner Apologizes. Was it Worth it?
    In any case, we did not win the hearts and minds of those two insulin users, and I doubt very much that Cornell will be taking part in a JDRF walk anytime soon. Opinion. In the past three years that I’ve worked with the Type 1 community, I’ve proudly watched Type 1 advocacy mature into a potent political force. I’ve witnessed people affected by Type 1 use online organizing and on-the-ground lobbying to change laws and raise awareness, making life better for everyone with diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [JDRF] 10 Memes to Explain the UHC-Medtronic Controversy
    JDRF weighs in on the controversy with a post that doesn’t mention either Medtronic or United by name. JDRF officials realize their mistake and put out a more forcefully-worded statement against the UHC-Medtronic move. Heard about some kind of trouble involving insulin pumps and health insurance, but can’t bring yourself to read up on it? We understand – health care policy is not the sexiest news topic.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016
    [JDRF] A Clothing Line for Those with Type 1 Diabetes
    Murray and co-owner Paige Mitterhoff, who does not have Type 1, donate monthly to JDRF and attend diabetes events as a way to connect with others in the diabetes community. There are many in the Type 1 community who have created gear to help others with diabetes. From time to time, we will feature snapshots of Type 1-based businesses for our “Type 1 entrepreneurs” series.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016
    [JDRF] How the Medtronic-UHC Controversy is Being Spun
    Here are two: Three days after the controversy started, JDRF put out a statement that seemed to comment on it: “Living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a constant challenge; it’s a complex, exhausting and an unpredictable disease. The ultimate measure of success for JDRF is people with diabetes achieving better outcomes (lower A1c, less hypoglycemia, easier diabetes management, fewer complications, etc.) It appears that JDRF wanted to be Switzerland on this.
  • THE DIABETIC'S CORNER BOOTH  |  SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016
    [JDRF] Goodbye, Medtronic (From A Once-Loyal Pump Customer)
    A few days after this whole controversy erupted and the JDRF responded with its stance on supporting choice and patient access, I wondered when my current MedT pump warranty expires. I am mad, sad, confused, conflicted, and utterly disappointed. All because of the recent UHC policy change about making Medtronic it's preferred, exclusive in-warranty pump supplier. My head has been spinning and my emotions have run the gamut, wondering what I truly think and how this actually affects me.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016
    [JDRF] Testing Metformin to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes
    Last November, JDRF officials announced that researchers had found biological markers for Type 1 diabetes long before symptoms appeared in children. Now another group of researchers hope to see if they can prevent Type 1 before children become symptomatic, and to do it they are planning to use a classic tool in diabetes management – metformin. Metformin is usually associated with Type 2 diabetes, but now Scottish researchers are testing whether it can prevent Type 1.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016
    [JDRF] Type 1 No Longer Known As 'The Juvenile Diabetes'
    The JDRF One Walk at the Sanford Research Center is just two days away. While the organization has juvenile in it's name, they're not the only one's who can be diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016
    [JDRF] The AAA’s of Diabetes Management
    A focus of the 2015 JDRF Children’s Congress , which our family participated in, was the access of CGM’s to those on Medicare. You Might Also Like… JDRF Children’s Congress. Diabetes Artificial Pancreas Device System Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Insulin Pump Insurance Coverage JDRF Children's CongressI 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.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016
    [JDRF] Encapsulating Islets: Big Hope in Small Packages
    So the JDRF approached Dr. Langer, an expert in biomaterials, about creating a new type of alginate that would fix the problem. This collaboration among MIT, Joslin, and JDRF has already yielded positive results in rodents.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
    [JDRF] Everyday Heroes – The Calabrese Family
    Andrew participates in the JDRF Youth Ambassador Program alongside his twin sister Katie; they both love making signs for the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes bike race. Insulin Nation recognizes the everyday heroism of people affected by Type 1 diabetes. We’ve created the Everyday Hero series to profile an individual or family which has gone above and beyond to help the Type 1 diabetes community.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016
    [JDRF] JDRF One Walk to support Type 1 Diabetes research
    JDRF One Walk to support Type 1 Diabetes research
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016
    [JDRF] Macaulay raises laughs - and funds for diabetes charity
    His night of entertainment at Mareel on Sunday brought a welcome boost for diabetes charity, JDRF, but it also raised a dose of hearty belly-laughs from its appreciative audience If laughter had the power to kick-start a defunct pancreas, Fred MacAulay would by now have banished type 1 diabetes to the medical history books.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2016
    [JDRF] JDRF and Sanofi Attempt to Reshape Insulin Therapy
    JDRF and Sanofi have announced a $4.6 Dr. Chou was named one of four JDRF-Sanofi grant recipients in this new initiative. Dr. Mahdavi, recipient of the 2013 JDRF GRI Grand Challenge Prize, is founder of Protomer Technologies, a California company which is focused on developing glucose-responsive insulins. JDRF advisors spent half a year sifting through some 15 research proposals to select the final four grantees.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2016
    [JDRF] JDRF and Sanofi Attempt to Reshape Insulin Therapy
    JDRF and Sanofi have announced a $4.6 Dr. Chou was named one of four JDRF-Sanofi grant recipients in this new initiative. Dr. Mahdavi, recipient of the 2013 JDRF GRI Grand Challenge Prize, is founder of Protomer Technologies, a California company which is focused on developing glucose-responsive insulins. JDRF advisors spent half a year sifting through some 15 research proposals to select the final four grantees.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2016
    [JDRF] JDRF and Sanofi Attempt to Reshape Insulin Therapy
    JDRF and Sanofi have announced a $4.6 Dr. Chou was named one of four JDRF-Sanofi grant recipients in this new initiative. Dr. Mahdavi, recipient of the 2013 JDRF GRI Grand Challenge Prize, is founder of Protomer Technologies, which specializes in developing biochemical and molecular methods to attack metabolic disease. JDRF advisors spent half a year sifting through some 15 research proposals to select the final four grantees.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016
    [JDRF] 5 Ways to Strengthen the Type 1 Diabetes Community
    It’s wonderful how many people turn out for a JDRF fundraising walk, but I would like just as much energy to be spent supporting Type 1 families after a fundraising event is done. As Insulin Nation’s editor, I feel like the ultimate lurker – someone who observes the inner workings of the Type 1 diabetes community from the edge of the room.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2016
    [JDRF] {Kids First, Diabetes Second} Rufus…and Choices
    Luckily, a package arrived in the mail that week that contained the Bag of Hope we had requested from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Diabetes Kids First Diabetes Second Book Amazon Affiliate Barnes & Noble Affiliate Link Copyright IndieBound Affiliate JDRF JDRF Bag of Hope Medical Advice Disclaimer Newly Diagnosed Rufus the Bear with DiabetesAfter all these years, Rufus the Bear with Diabetes still holds a special place in Q’s heart.
  • MOMENTS OF WONDERFUL  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2016
    [JDRF] Just like riding a bike
    After having the opportunity to visit the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes last November in Tucson, and learning more about the ride program, I decided it was time to break down this last barrier. And on November 19, 2016, I will be riding 104 miles for the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes in the El Tour de Tucson. diaversary JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes cure JDRF JDRF Ride Type 1 type 1 diabetes
  • SCOTT'S WEB LOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2016
    [JDRF] Just Who Is JDRF Therapeutic Ventures, LLC? Why is it such a secret?
    You might not have realized it, but a few years ago, the folks at JDRF secretly (it wasn't generally publicized, although some organization bigwigs knew about it) established a legally separate organization to handle their industry partnerships which is legally organized as an LLC rather than a non-profit organization. The organization is known (un)officially as JDRF Therapeutic Ventures, LLC. Now, JDRF shows they're doing the same in the nonprofit world.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016
    [JDRF] Florida Triathlete Champions Type 1 Screening Bill
    Meredith has begun cultivating relationships with the American Diabetes Association and JDRF, and networking online with other diabetes moms to learn the legislative ropes. Triathlete Luke Rosser’s Type 1 diagnosis a year ago has motivated him, and his mom Meredith, to begin a lobbying effort in the Florida Legislature for a bill to encourage better Type 1 diabetes screening among medical professionals in the state.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016
    [JDRF] Florida Triathlete Champions Type 1 Screening Bill
    Meredith has begun cultivating relationships with the American Diabetes Association and JDRF, and networking online with other diabetes moms to learn the legislative ropes. Triathlete Luke Rosser’s Type 1 diagnosis a year ago has motivated him, and his mom Meredith, to begin a lobbying effort in the Florida Legislature for a bill to encourage better Type 1 diabetes screening among medical professionals in the state.
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