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11 Jun, 2012, 15:33 ET Feasibility of Artificial Pancreas System Demonstrated in Real-World Setting

--JDRF-funded research demonstrates the feasibility of a wearable artificial pancreas to control blood sugar levels in first outpatient study--...


24 Apr, 2012, 08:00 ET JDRF Announces Research Collaboration with Dexcom, Inc. to Develop "Smart Transmitter" Technology to Accelerate Artificial Pancreas Studies

--Novel Transmitter Will Simplify Artificial Pancreas Research by Eliminating a Separate CGM component--  JDRF, the leading global...


01 Dec, 2011, 16:12 ET JDRF Encouraged By Draft FDA Artificial Pancreas Guidance

FDA's Draft Guidance Is A First Step to Providing Access to Life-Saving Technology for Millions with Type 1 Diabetes The JDRF today said...


02 Nov, 2011, 16:21 ET U.S. Senators, Clinicians and People with Type 1 Diabetes Urge FDA to Issue Clear and Reasonable Guidance on Artificial Pancreas

In Just 23 Days, Over 100,000 Individuals Sign Petition for the FDA to Advance, Not Delay, the Development of an Artificial Pancreas U.S....


02 Nov, 2011, 14:05 ET JDRF and the Helmsley Charitable Trust Form a Collaboration to Accelerate Innovative Type 1 Diabetes Research and Development

-- Two of the largest funders of type 1 diabetes research and development will collaborate in key priority areas to accelerate the pace of...


20 Jul, 2011, 13:47 ET Struggles of Patients with Type 1 Diabetes and Lack of Access to Life-Saving Technologies Highlighted at Congressional Hearing on Impact of Slow Medical Device Regulation

JDRF says Pending Artificial Pancreas Guidance is FDA's Opportunity to Turn the Tide The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) welcomed...


22 Jun, 2011, 15:57 ET Advocates, 150 Children With Type 1 Diabetes Urge FDA to Enable Critical Research on Life-Saving Artificial Pancreas to Move Forward

Concerns about progress, patient access voiced at Senate hearing for JDRF's Children's Congress Kevin Kline and four children with type 1...


20 Jun, 2011, 19:18 ET Advocates, Children with Type 1 Diabetes Testify in Senate Hearing for JDRF's Children's Congress 2011

On Wednesday, actor Kevin Kline and children with type 1 diabetes from all over the country will testify before the Senate Committee on Homeland...


13 Jun, 2011, 12:37 ET JDRF Announces Celebrity Advocates and Town Hall Panelists for Children's Congress 2011

Singer Crystal Bowersox, Olympic swimmer Gary Hall Jr. among others joining children and teens with type 1 diabetes on Capitol Hill to advocate for...


09 Dec, 2010, 16:28 ET JDRF Applauds Congress for Passage of $300 Million for Type 1 Diabetes Research and Thanks Supporters for Advocacy Efforts for Special Diabetes Program Renewal

A Statement from JDRF President and CEO, Jeffrey Brewer "Today Congress passed a multi-year renewal of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP),...


16 Nov, 2010, 08:00 ET Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Amylin Pharmaceuticals Partner to Investigate Metreleptin as Potential Therapy to Improve Blood Glucose Control in Type 1 Diabetes

Clinical proof-of-concept study will also evaluate whether metreleptin can reduce the amount of insulin needed by patients with type 1 diabetes...


10 Nov, 2010, 17:18 ET JDRF Clinical Panel Recommends Next Steps for Artificial Pancreas Clinical Testing

Experts Present at FDA-NIH Workshop Diabetes experts at a meeting convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National...


08 Nov, 2010, 13:17 ET Build-A-Bear Workshop to Raise Funds for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation During National Diabetes Awareness Month

Build-A-Bear Workshop®, the interactive entertainment retailer of customized stuffed animals, announced today that it is raising funds for the...


05 Nov, 2010, 16:10 ET JDRF Rallies for Continued Support of Diabetes Research During National Diabetes Awareness Month

Renewal of U.S. Government Special Diabetes Program Will Ensure Progress toward Better Treatments and a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes Thanks to...


10 Sep, 2010, 14:20 ET JDRF Opened Markets at Toronto Stock Exchange

Gearing up for Toronto Ride for Diabetes Research on October 1, 2010 Sign up to ride or pledge a participant at www.jdrf.ca/ride TORONTO, Sept....


01 Sep, 2010, 13:30 ET The Fresh Market and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Team Up to Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

Proceeds of 16th Annual Sidewalk Sale Will Benefit JDRF The Fresh Market will hold its 16th annual "Hope Floats" Sidewalk Sale on September 10...


17 Aug, 2010, 11:00 ET JDRF Launches New Initiative to Ensure Bay Area Parents are 'T1D Aware'

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation wants every Bay Area parent to be "T1D Aware" and recognize the telltale signs of type 1 diabetes in...


17 Aug, 2010, 10:00 ET JDRF Launches New Initiative to Ensure Denver Parents are 'T1D Aware'

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation wants every Denver parent to be "T1D Aware" and recognize the telltale signs of type 1 diabetes in order...


17 Aug, 2010, 09:00 ET JDRF Launches New Initiative to Ensure Houston Parents are 'T1D Aware'

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation wants every Houston parent to be "T1D Aware" and recognize the telltale signs of type 1 diabetes in order...


25 Jun, 2010, 10:00 ET JDRF Reaches Milestone in Artificial Pancreas Project in Partnership with UC Santa Barbara and Sansum Diabetes Research Institute

The University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Sansum Diabetes Research Institute (Sansum) announced today the achievement of a milestone in...


21 Jun, 2010, 17:41 ET Nick Jonas to be National Chair of JDRF's Walk to Cure Diabetes

Nick Jonas, one third of the Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum group the Jonas Brothers, was announced today as the National Chair of JDRF's Walk to...


16 Jun, 2010, 16:49 ET JDRF Names Jeffrey Brewer as President and Chief Executive Officer

JDRF Volunteer, Philanthropist, Former Internet Executive to Lead Top Funder of Cures and Treatments for People with Type 1 Diabetes and Its...


13 May, 2010, 09:56 ET Diabetes Reaching Epidemic Numbers Worldwide

By 2020, new cases of Type 1 diabetes in children younger than five are expected to double if current trends continue, according to a study...


22 Mar, 2010, 08:00 ET JDRF Announces Diabetes Research Collaboration with Pfizer, Hadassah Medical Organization, and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Program Focuses on Beta Cell Replication and Regeneration The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, a leader in setting the agenda for diabetes...


15 Mar, 2010, 11:25 ET JDRF Founder, Lee Ducat, To Be Honored at 40th Anniversary Gala in Philadelphia

When Lee Ducat, founder of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), brought together a group of Philadelphia-area parents of children with...