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Stem cells show promise for reversing Type 2 diabetes
By The University of British Columbia
March 25, 2015

Scientists at the University of British Columbia and BetaLogics, part of Janssen Research & Development, LLC have shown for the first time that Type 2 diabetes can be effectively treated with a combination of specially-cultured stem cells and conventional diabetes drugs.

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Tags: ViaCyte, Health Canada, Clinical Trials
JDRF Announces New Partnership with the European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes and Eli Lilly and Company to Fund Novel Diabetes Research
By JDRFI
March 9, 2015

JDRF, the leading research and advocacy organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research announced today a new research partnership with the European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Eli Lilly and Company to establish a new research funding program to accelerate type 1 diabetes discovery and translational research.

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Major Milestone in Communications Standards for Diabetes Devices
By JDRF Canada
December 11, 2014

JDRF-funded program at the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation establishes open communication standards to enhance diabetes management and accelerate artificial pancreas research

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JDRF in the Globe and Mail, November 25, 2014: For kids, research and new treatment options bring less discomfort and better outcomes
By JDRF Canada
November 26, 2014

JDRF showcases advancements in CGM technology in making monitoring of glucose levels better and the new experimental encapsulated cell replacement therapy.

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Tags: Avery Rice, JDRF, NDAM, CGM, encapsulated cell replacement therapy, Globe and Mail, article
40 Kids and Country Superstar George Canyon Step up to Cure Type 1 Diabetes
By JDRF Canada
November 25, 2014

40 Kids and Country Superstar George Canyon Step up to Cure Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)
JDRF Ambassadors head to Parliament Hill to discuss the importance of funding research

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Tags: Canadian Post-doctoral Fellowships, Research, Lilly Canada, JDRF, T1D