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Feb 15, 2018, 00:01 ET JDRF and The Mary Tyler Moore & S. Robert Levine, MD Charitable Foundation Launch Research Moonshot to Restore Vision in People with Diabetes-Related Eye Disease

JDRF, the global leading organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, along with The Mary Tyler Moore & S. Robert Levine, MD Charitable...


Feb 09, 2018, 09:51 ET JDRF Advocacy Results in Congressional Approval of $300 Million in Diabetes Research Funding

Today, after an 18-month long campaign by JDRF and its supporters across the country, Congress approved legislation for a two-year extension of...


Feb 05, 2018, 08:47 ET JDRF and Cam Med Partner to Develop Flexible Patch Pump for Automated Insulin Delivery Systems

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, and Cam Med LLC, a developer of microfluidic-based drug delivery...


Jan 25, 2018, 08:47 ET JDRF Partners with EOFlow to Develop Wearable Automated Insulin Delivery System for People with Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF, the global leading organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, is pleased to announce a new Industry Development and Discovery...


Jan 09, 2018, 13:09 ET JDRF Research Accomplishments Lead the Way to Prevent Future Type 1 Diabetes Diagnoses

During the past year, JDRF, the world's largest private sector funder of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, has driven breakthrough results and...


Dec 01, 2017, 08:47 ET JDRF Launches Health Insurance Guide to Help People with Type 1 Diabetes Navigate Common Insurance Challenges

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced the launch of a new Type 1 Diabetes Health Insurance...


Nov 21, 2017, 16:58 ET Leading Diabetes Organizations Issue Consensus Statement Defining Health Outcomes beyond HbA1c

A committee representing leading U.S. diabetes clinical and research organizations has issued a consensus statement that identifies and defines...


Nov 17, 2017, 08:47 ET In Big Win for JDRF's Coverage2Control Campaign, Anthem Decides to Cover Artificial Pancreas Systems

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced that its Coverage2Control campaign swayed Anthem,...


Nov 09, 2017, 17:37 ET JDRF Honors the Legacy of Mary Tyler Moore at 45th Annual Promise Ball during National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and JDRF, the leading organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, will honor and promise to...


Nov 01, 2017, 08:27 ET JDRF Commemorates National Diabetes Awareness Month and T1Day this November

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, will commemorate National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM) this...


Oct 27, 2017, 08:47 ET JDRF Announces National Diabetes Psychology Fellowship Program

JDRF today announced the creation of a National Diabetes Psychology Fellowship Program to increase capacity in diabetes clinical psychology and...


Oct 18, 2017, 08:47 ET JDRF Announces New Initiative to Pave Way for Open Protocol Automated Insulin Delivery Systems

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, is announcing a new initiative that will support the development of...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:47 ET JDRF Funds Zucara Therapeutics' Approach to Preventing Hypoglycemia in People with Type 1 Diabetes

As Global Biotech Week begins in more than 20 countries, JDRF, the leading organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, is pleased...


Aug 31, 2017, 08:57 ET Twelve Groups Join JDRF's Coverage2Control Campaign; 50,000 Petition Insurers to Provide Better Coverage for Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced that 12 major diabetes and health groups have signed...


Aug 22, 2017, 13:47 ET JDRF Taps Former Miss America and Renowned Diabetes Advocate Dr. Nicole Johnson as National Director of Mission

Dr. Nicole Johnson, a longtime diabetes advocate and leader who brought national attention to type 1 diabetes when she shared her personal story...


Aug 18, 2017, 08:53 ET JDRF and IBM Collaborate to Research Risk Factors for Type 1 Diabetes in Children

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced a new collaboration to develop...


Jul 26, 2017, 07:03 ET Actor Paul Sparks and JDRF Children's Congress Urge Senators to Renew Diabetes Research Funding

Today, child Delegates, their parents, and celebrity supporters of JDRF's Children's Congress will urge a U.S. Senate committee to renew a...


Jun 06, 2017, 10:30 ET Sports and Entertainment Stars Converge in Washington D.C. to Rally in Support of Type 1 Diabetes Research

On July 24 – 26, 2017, JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D), will bring together leaders in television, film, and...


May 23, 2017, 09:45 ET JDRF Launches "Coverage2Control," A Campaign to Urge Insurance Companies to Provide Coverage that Works for the Type 1 Diabetes Community

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced a new campaign for health coverage that enables...


May 22, 2017, 09:00 ET JDRF and ViaCyte Announce Support for Development of PEC-Direct Cell Replacement Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes

ViaCyte, Inc., a privately-held leading regenerative medicine company, and JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research,...


May 02, 2017, 09:57 ET JDRF Issues Statement Opposing Revised Healthcare Legislation

Derek Rapp, President and Chief Executive Officer of JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, has...


Mar 20, 2017, 14:08 ET New Research Identifies Novel Target for Controlling Immune Response to Implanted Materials

Researchers at MIT and Boston Children's Hospital have published a report today in the journal Nature Materials that provides a better...


Jan 25, 2017, 17:39 ET JDRF Expresses Profound Loss at the Passing of Actress Mary Tyler Moore, Longtime Champion of the Community Living with Type 1 Diabetes

The type 1 diabetes (T1D) community has said goodbye to a friend and its champion — Mary Tyler Moore. In celebration of her life, JDRF has...


Jan 24, 2017, 09:54 ET JDRF PEAK Experts Develop First-Ever Consensus Guidelines on Safe Exercise for People with Type 1 Diabetes

Experts from JDRF, the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, as part of an international team of 21 researchers...


Jan 12, 2017, 20:37 ET JDRF Encouraged by Medicare Decision to Take First Step Toward Coverage of Continuous Glucose Monitors for People with Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, is pleased to announce that after more than a decade of advocacy...