A Canadian research team working on the development of an external artificial pancreas is receiving a grant of $2,509,367 USD from the National Instit...Read More
Innovative treatment for type 1 diabetes marks first step towards vision of regional network for islet cell isolation and transplant
JDRF-Supported Researchers Make Gains in Designing Islet Cell Encapsulation Materials for Use in Type 1 Diabetes Therapies
New study shows size and shape of encapsulation materials have an effect on islet cell survival
BD and Medtronic Collaborate to Introduce a New Infusion Set with BD FlowSmart Technology Designed to Improve Insulin Pump Therapy
BD Medical, a segment of leading global medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), and Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) today announced a collaboration to introduce a new insulin pump infusion set with BD FlowSmart™ technology
BD Receives FDA Clearance for a Novel Infusion Set with BD FlowSmart Technology to Enhance the Use of Insulin Pumps
BD Medical, a segment of leading global medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a new insulin infusion set with BD FlowSmartTM technology.
Jack, 14 of Vancouver, has big plans for this summer. He has been selected by JDRF to join 160 other children from around the world in Washington, D.C., to remind U.S. Members of Congress of the vital need to continue supporting research that aims to reduce the burden they all share of liv...
JDRF showcases the CONCEPPT trial, including quotes from Dr. Lois Donovan, Medical Director of diabetes in pregnancy in Calgary - Alberta Health Services and Dr. Helen Murphy in Cambridge, U.K., who are co-principal investigators overseeing Canadian and international sites. The story also provi...
ViaCyte, Inc., a privately-held regenerative medicine company with the first stem cell-derived islet replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes in clinical trials, has received a No Objection Letter from Health Canada providing clearance to proceed with sites in Canada for the Compa...
JDRF Announces New Partnership with the European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes and Eli Lilly and Company to Fund Novel Diabetes Research
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 dis...
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.