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Jun 11, 2012, 03:33 ET Feasibility of Artificial Pancreas System Demonstrated in Real-World Setting

DRF, a global leader in type 1 diabetes(T1D) research, is pleased to announce that an outpatient study being conducted at multiple academic...


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

JDRF, the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, announced today that it has partnered with Dexcom, Inc. (Nasdaq:...


Dec 01, 2011, 04:12 ET JDRF Encouraged By Draft FDA Artificial Pancreas Guidance

The JDRF today said it is encouraged that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a draft guidance which appears to lay a foundation for...


Nov 02, 2011, 04:21 ET U.S. Senators, Clinicians and People with Type 1 Diabetes Urge FDA to Issue Clear and Reasonable Guidance on Artificial Pancreas

U.S. Senators, clinical experts, and people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) today urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue clear and...


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

JDRF and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, two of the largest non-government funders of type 1 diabetes (T1D) programs, announced...


Jul 20, 2011, 01:47 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

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) welcomed Congress's attention today to the important issue of medical device regulatory reform and...


Jun 22, 2011, 03:57 ET Advocates, 150 Children With Type 1 Diabetes Urge FDA to Enable Critical Research on Life-Saving Artificial Pancreas to Move Forward

Kevin Kline and four children with type 1 diabetes urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take immediate action to accelerate the research...


Jun 20, 2011, 07:18 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...


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

Leading figures from the entertainment, television, and professional sports arenas will join more than 150 children and teenage delegates from all...


Dec 09, 2010, 04:28 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

"Today Congress passed a multi-year renewal of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP), ensuring that studies on promising diabetes treatments and avenues ...


Nov 16, 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

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN) announced today that they entered into a research...


Nov 10, 2010, 05:18 ET JDRF Clinical Panel Recommends Next Steps for Artificial Pancreas Clinical Testing

Diabetes experts at a meeting convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) took the next step...


Nov 08, 2010, 01:17 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...


Nov 05, 2010, 04:10 ET JDRF Rallies for Continued Support of Diabetes Research During National Diabetes Awareness Month

Thanks to significant research advances in recent years, people living with type 1 diabetes have received better treatments and therapies. Scientists ...


Sep 10, 2010, 02:20 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. 10...


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

The Fresh Market will hold its 16th annual "Hope Floats" Sidewalk Sale on September 10 through September 12, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily to...


Aug 17, 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 order...


Aug 17, 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 to ...


Aug 17, 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...


Jun 25, 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...


Jun 21, 2010, 05:41 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...


Jun 16, 2010, 04:49 ET JDRF Names Jeffrey Brewer as President and Chief Executive Officer

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, a leader in type 1 diabetes research worldwide, announced today that Jeffrey Brewer has been named...


May 13, 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 published ...


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

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, a leader in setting the agenda for diabetes research worldwide, said today that it will begin a diabetes...


Mar 15, 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...