Press Room

Advancing Research to Improve Pregnancy Outcomes in T1D: JDRF and CONCEPTT

Women know the importance of taking extra care of themselves before and during pregnancy—for the optimal health of their babies, as well as for their own well-being. For women with type 1 diabetes (T1D), diligent self-management both before and during pregnancy is especially crucial, as high blood ...


JDRF-Funded Study of Pancreatic Changes in Type 1 Diabetes Published in JAMA

New York, NY, December 11, 2012 - This week's edition of the peer-reviewed Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) will feature news of an important study for JDRF, showing that people at risk of developing type 1 diabetes (T1D) have a smaller pancreas than people not at risk. The results ...


JDRF Mourns the Loss of Dr. John C. Hutton, Leading Diabetes Researcher

The JDRF family is deeply saddened by the loss of our colleague and friend, Professor John Hutton, Ph.D., who passed away on December 17th. Dr. Hutton was a highly respected and influential researcher in the field of autoimmunity and diabetes.


Tom Brobson: My AP Trial Experience

Tom Brobson, National Director, Research Investment Opportunities, relates his personal experience participating in a recent, real world trial of the artificial pancreas system.


JDRF's "Kids for a Cure" are Living Proof that a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes is Within Reach

Ottawa, ON (November 27, 2012) – Today, inspirational children from across Canada who live every day with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are in Ottawa to meet with Members of Parliament and Senators, as part of JDRF’s Kids for a Cure Day.  These 40 Living Proof Champions and their ...


JDRF Recognized by Forbes as an 'All-Star' Charity

New York, NY, November 9, 2012 - Forbes magazine is preparing to release its annual rank list of 100 charities and non-profits. In advance of the issue, scheduled for November 19, the magazine has highlighted five all-star organizations based on efficiency. JDRF is excited to have been selected as one ...


Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) didn't stop this athlete from completing a 250-km footrace across the Sahara Desert in support of JDRF

Quebec, November 12, 2012 – Sébastien Sasseville, who lives with type 1 diabetes (T1D), successfully completed a 250-km footrace across the Sahara desert, finishing 21st out of 134 runners.


JDRF Open Letter - JDRF Celebrates National Philanthropy Day - 2012

(November 15, 2012) - National Philanthropy Day has been celebrated for over 2 decades. Hundreds of communities across North America have come together to recognize the countless ways philanthropy has affected our world.  This dedicated day is celebrated by numerous fundraisers, government leaders, ...


JDRF Canada Supports Innovative Type 1 Diabetes Research

Toronto, ON (October 17, 2012) – JDRF Canada is pleased to announce funding of a study seeking to ultimately improve the diagnosis, screening, prevention, and treatment of kidney disease in diabetes. Led by Dr. Andrew Paterson at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), the three-year longitudinal ...


Athlete with Type 1 Diabetes to Cross Sahara in Support of JDRF

Montreal, October 15, 2012 – From October 28 to November 3, Sébastien Sasseville , an athlete living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), will compete in an extreme race across Egypt’s Sahara Desert. Sasseville is a four-time Ironman participant and has previously climbed to the top of Mount ...


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