• 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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. “Oh, Dr. Endo?
  • 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. sponsor.
  • 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. Famous last words.
  • 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. sponsor.
  • 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. From the report, we’ve pulled out 25 important findings: Why You Really Should Exercise. sponsor. sponsor.
  • 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. From the report, we’ve pulled out 25 important findings: Why You Really Should Exercise. sponsor. sponsor.
  • 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. sponsor. sponsor. On Friday, Judge James. Subscribe here.
  • 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. Another Republican senator, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, has introduced a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. sponsor. There would be no mandate for individuals to have health insurance. sponsor. Living
  • 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 almost made it through the entire day before the first hint of trouble. I hesitated.
  • 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. Consider: You’re “supposed” to get Type 1 diabetes as a child. She was diagnosed at age 33. Want more Type 1 news?
  • 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]. Essentially, CMS has accepted FDA labeling for the system and will no longer prohibit coverage.
  • 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. 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. He was kicking and screaming.”
  • 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
  • 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. 21 in Franklin, Tenn.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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. JDRF CC Dates: July 24-26, 2017. JDRF Children’s Congress Application.
  • 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 JDRFDxOne.
  • 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. sponsor. Trick or treat! 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. sponsor. Trick or treat! 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”. That label is misleading in so many ways. Kristin J.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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. When you start dosing insulin automatically, that is the first artificial pancreas,” Dr. Kowalski said. sponsor. Treatment
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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? 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. sponsor.
  • 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. sponsor.
  • 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.,
  • 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. markets. Subscribe here.
  • 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. Day 1.
  • 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 will be proceeding with a feasibility study limited to 50 participants and five clinical facilities. It’s the reason we exist.”. Want more Type 1 news? Subscribe here.
  • 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. Want more Type 1 news? Subscribe here.
  • 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. Although 14 U.S. Thanks for reading this Insulin Nation article. Want more Type 1 news?
  • 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. 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. State public health regulation prohibits school nurses from delegating administration of any “parenteral” medication to a child – a parenteral medication is any medication that can’t be taken via the digestive system. Want more Type 1 news?
  • 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? Mwahahaha
  • 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 she enjoyed her work, although she was also very protective of it. Kitty and Gary Kleiman.
  • 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. Sign down. Day saved. Right?
  • 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. We understand – health care policy is not the sexiest news topic. Have a quick read: 1. Want more Type 1 news?
  • 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. She launched TYP.1 in June 2015. The TYP.1 You can see more by clicking here.
  • 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. It appears that JDRF wanted to be Switzerland on this. Standard corporate argle-bargle. At least not yet.
  • 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. No, I don't have UHC at the moment and I have found the MedT pump the best choice for 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. Metformin is usually associated with Type 2 diabetes, but now Scottish researchers are testing whether it can prevent Type 1. There are still unanswered questions about this effort. Research
  • 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 Congress
  • 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. The following article (originally posted in 2013) explains how they did it. Gordon Weir, M.D.,
  • 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. Their son, Andrew, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 3. Living
  • 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. Sponsor. million.
  • 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. Sponsor. million.
  • 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. million.
  • 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 an outside observer, I also have witnessed times when this group might have missed opportunities to grow even more as a community. Be offended with a purpose.
  • 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). After all these years, Rufus the Bear with Diabetes still holds a special place in Q’s heart. At the end of this excerpt is a little advice about giving choices. A Bear Named Rufus.
  • 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. We planned meals together.
  • 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. Pretty neat, huh?
  • 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. The proposed measure would be modeled after a similar bill in North Carolina, known as Reegan’s Rule. This is an ambitious cause. I was weak and shaky.”. He’s our angel.”.
  • 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. The proposed measure would be modeled after a similar bill in North Carolina, known as Reegan’s Rule. This is an ambitious cause. I was weak and shaky.” He’s our angel.”
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2016
    [JDRF] Insulet donates $10,000 each to ADA and JDRF to improve lives of people living with diabetes
    Insulet Corporation , the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod Insulin Management System , today announced that is has donated $10,000 each to the American Diabetes Association and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. wore a demo of the OmniPod System
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2016
    [JDRF] Readers Suggest a Diabetes Naughty-or-Nice List
    See if you agree with their naughty-or-nice list: “The creator of Downton Abbey had a character name auctioned off to benefit JDRF. The holiday season may be over, but readers have been responding to our 2015 Naughty or Nice list with their own takes on who deserves what in Christmas stockings. until 2016.” ” -Christine G.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2016
    [JDRF] Identifying Stages of Type 1 Diabetes Could Help with Intervention
    The American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the JDRF want to be able to detect type 1 diabetes earlier in its progression, before the immune system can damage the insulin-secreting cells, and hopefully intervene to prevent the development of the damaging symptoms of type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes onset is sudden and unexpected. M.P.H.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2015
    [JDRF] 10 Big Deals in Type 1 Treatment in 2015
    This year, he, former JDRF CEO Jeffrey Brewer and others created Bigfoot Biomedical to commercialize that system. The trials, funded by JDRF and the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, are just in the beginning stages, and the University of Alberta effort to create safehouse devices called ViaCytes is behind that, but we’re hoping.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2015
    [JDRF] 10 Big Deals in Type 1 Treatment in 2015
    This year, he, former JDRF CEO Jeffrey Brewer and others created Bigfoot Biomedical to commercialize that system. The trials, funded by JDRF and the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, are just in the beginning stages, and the University of Alberta effort to create safehouse devices called ViaCytes is behind that, but we’re hoping.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2015
    [JDRF] 10 Big Deals in Type 1 Treatment in 2015
    This year, he, former JDRF CEO Jeffrey Brewer and others created Bigfoot Biomedical to commercialize that system. The trials, funded by JDRF and the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, are just in the beginning stages, and the University of Alberta effort to create safehouse devices called ViaCytes is behind that, but we’re hoping.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2015
    [JDRF] Rapping About Type 1
    Gambo has been active in Type 1 diabetes fundraising in Indiana, and has created a non-profit, We Want Victory, to fundraise for JDRF. 2015 appears to be the year that life with Type 1 diabetes got put to music. YouTube also had many homemade entries of songs on life with Type 1 diabetes in 2015. He’s also autistic, non-verbal….he Living
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2015
    [JDRF] Rapping About Type 1
    Gambo has been active in Type 1 diabetes fundraising in Indiana, and has created a non-profit, We Want Victory, to fundraise for JDRF. 2015 appears to be the year that life with Type 1 diabetes got put to music. YouTube also had many homemade entries of songs on life with Type 1 diabetes in 2015. He’s also autistic, non-verbal….he
  • THE PRINCESS AND THE PUMP  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2015
    [JDRF] Laughing All The Way
    JDRF has also been keeping us busy - as usual! "If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane." - Jimmy Buffett Isn't that the truth? Sometimes it's happy and joyful laughter. Sometimes it's more maniacal. But at least we're laughing! We've doing a lot of laughing since I posted last! I'll let you decide what kind of laughter it's been! cheer?"
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2015
    [JDRF] A Type 1 Family Gets a Diabetes Alert Dog
    The family feels at a loss for what to do when they witness a girl helped by a diabetes alert dog at the 2011 JDRF Congress. A new memoir focuses on how a diabetes alert dog can help a family struggling with a Type 1 diabetes diagnosis. Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire. Senate committee hearing room. Not this dog. It was stunning.*.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2015
    [JDRF] A Type 1 Family Gets a Diabetes Alert Dog
    The family feels at a loss for what to do when they witness a girl helped by a diabetes alert dog at the 2011 JDRF Congress. A new memoir focuses on how a diabetes alert dog can help a family struggling with a Type 1 diabetes diagnosis. Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire. Senate committee hearing room. Not this dog. It was stunning.*
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2015
    [JDRF] {As Seen On D-Mom Blog} Tallygear DexCom CGM Wallet
    This summer I knew we would be doing a lot of sightseeing in Washington DC after our days spent at JDRF Children’s Congress. Tallygear DexCom G4/G5 Share CGM Wallet. Ever since getting a continuous glucose monitor (CGM), Q has usually worn the receiver in a waist pack. She has also clipped it to her supply bag.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015
    [JDRF] Genetics in Motion: Putting T Cells in Their Place
    The disease studies, which have recently been supported by a large JDRF grant, will start soon in animal models. Throughout National Diabetes Month, we will be sharing developments into Joslin’s unique approach for a permanent cure for type 1 diabetes. This post was originally posted on October 8, 2014. Stephan Kissler, Ph.D. We are all 99.9
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2015
    [JDRF] Canberra family with two children with type 1 diabetes walk to work towards a cure
    Kathryn, Mia, 2, and Ethan Jeffress, 4, will be taking part in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation annual JDRF Twilight One Walk. Kathryn Jeffress' eyes filled with tears as shea recalled the moment she was told her 2-year-old son Ethan - who had just been diagnosed with type one diabetes - may not survive the night
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2015
    [JDRF] Diabetes Awareness Month – The Year of the Selfie
    JDRF has perhaps the most visible selfie campaign of the year, using the tagline of “T1D Looks Like Me”. JDRF is not alone. Commentary Type 1 diabetes is inherently a lonely condition, one that makes you look inward to maintain your health. It also has a giant billboard up on Times Square. I have nothing against selfies. Living
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2015
    [JDRF] Families support type 1 diabetes by walking in the JDRF One Walk at Parramatta Park
    Step by step: Hayley Doolan and Eric Wheeler will be walking in the JDRF One Walk at Parramatta Park this Sunday, November 15. Picture: Isabella Lettini. Last year, Hayley was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and Eric was there to support her through her journey
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2015
    [JDRF] How to Detect Type 1 Years in Advance
    That was the focus of a recent JDRF webinar led by the organization’s chief scientific officer, Dr. Richard Insel. There has been a push to catch Type 1 diabetes before diabetic ketoacidosis sets in, but some researchers wonder if we should be catching Type 1 years before symptoms appear. Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2015
    [JDRF] How to Detect Type 1 Years in Advance
    That was the focus of a recent JDRF webinar led by the organization’s chief scientific officer, Dr. Richard Insel. There has been a push to catch Type 1 diabetes before diabetic ketoacidosis sets in, but some researchers wonder if we should be catching Type 1 years before symptoms appear. Cure Insight Treatment
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2015
    [JDRF] Elle & Coach
    where Elle and Shaheen served as co-chairs of the JDRF Children’s Congress, they witness a diabetes alert dog in action: “[The dog] scanned the room looking for the girl’s mother. Elle Shaheen, with Coach and her mom, Stefany Shaheen. “We’re We’re human. We adapt. We find ways to manage the unpredictability of life. It was stunning. and A.D.–Before
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2015
    [JDRF] JDRF-funded study aims to find new types of diagnostic markers for diabetic kidney disease
    million JDRF grant, will tap the potential of three emerging "omics" sciences to discover new ways to determine which patients are most likely to develop diabetic kidney disease The study, funded by a $2.5
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2015
    [JDRF] Here’s The Carb Count of the Top Halloween Candy
    So here’s a candy carb chart from JDRF that you can print out: (Chart is Fun Sized. Though the true intention of Halloween is to scare ourselves silly, many suggest that candy is responsible for our nation’s fixation on the spooky holiday. In 2012, Americans spent $12.6 Click on it to make it full sized.) Happy Halloween! Living
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
    [JDRF] Hornung will share her diabetes story at JDRF Walk
    Hayden Hornung, the 2015 JDRF Swift Current Walk Youth Ambassador, is inviting people to lace up their sneakers or skates at the Telus Walk To Cure Diabetes. on October 24.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2015
    [JDRF] Hey McFly, Where’s My Type 1 Cure?!
    JDRF (formerly the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) formed in 1970 to fundraise for said cure. The future is now. October 21, 2015 is the day Marty McFly travels from 1989 to “now” in Back to the Future II. There he confronts the many ways the future has changed, from hoverboards to 3D movie posters. Hackers are creating their own.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2015
    [JDRF] Hey McFly, Where’s My Type 1 Cure?!
    JDRF (formerly the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) formed in 1970 to fundraise for said cure. The future is now. October 21, 2015 is the day Marty McFly travels from 1989 to “now” in Back to the Future II. There he confronts the many ways the future has changed, from hoverboards to 3D movie posters. Hackers are creating their own.
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