Dine for Diabetes at Chilis

Join JDRF and Chilis as we raise funds and awareness for diabetes as we kick off Diabetes Awareness Month!On November 3rd, 15% of your purchase at ANY Chilis in the state of Utah will be donated to JDRF.We are a global organization that funds research to CURE, TREAT, and PREVENT type 1 diabetes. Make sure […]

Fundraise During National Diabetes Awareness Month!

With our Fall Walks to Cure Diabetes behind us, but still a significant shortage in revenue, we encourage everyone to take the opportunity to continue fundraising for JDRF during November – National Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetes will hopefully take the stage in the media during November.  What a fantastic opportunity that exists for our constituents […]

Making the T1D Vaccine a Reality

Nanoparticle-based vaccine is designed to re-educate the immune system and halt the attack on the pancreas Over the last three years, Selecta Bioscience, a clinical stage biotechnology company, has been developing nanoparticles called Synthetic Vaccine Particle (SVP) as an immunotherapy for Type 1 diabetes (T1D) with support from JDRF and it was announced this week […]

JDRF-Funded Research Leads to Beta Cell Replacement Breakthrough

A new method for converting stem cells to beta cells could speed encapsulated cell replacement product development and research to cure type 1 diabetes Insulin therapy has long been the only method of treating type 1 diabetes (T1D), but a major breakthrough in producing replacement beta cells is bringing new hope that more effective, alternative […]

JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress application site remains open

JDRF is pleased to announce that applications for JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress are currently being accepted. JDRF Children’s Congress, our highest profile advocacy event, is held every two years in the nation’s capital. Next year’s event will take place from July 13 to 15, 2015. It will include more than 150 children, ages 4 to […]

CGM-Medicare Bill Introduced in House

JDRF Commends U.S. Representatives Reed, DeGette and Whitfield for Introducing Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Coverage Legislation JDRF commends U.S. Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY), Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Ed Whitfield (R-KY) for introducing legislation, H.R. 5644, the ‘Medicare CGM Access Act of 2014,’ calling for continuous glucose monitor (CGM) coverage by Medicare. This legislation (which now […]

Unlocking Type 1 Diabetes Data

JDRF partners with Tidepool on data integration software for better type 1 diabetes management JDRF is partnering with the non-profit organization Tidepool to develop a new data integration tool for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who use insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors, or blood glucose meters. The new tool at the center of the […]

Our Journey to JDRF – The Schwebach’s Story

My 6-year-old daughter, Analyn, is tough as nails. She’s received more than 1,200 insulin injections and finger pricks since she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes seven months ago. By the time she’s 18 years old, Analyn will have endured more than 24,000 injections and finger pricks. Shots and finger pricks are not how I […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Martin Gilmore

Volunteer Spotlight: Martin Gilmore

Martin Gilmore and his wife Susan were Co-Chairs of the Piedmont Triad Hope Gala in 2013. Martin Gilmore is a focused professional and dedicated father who is “in the game” until JDRF has accomplished its vision of creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). Why JDRF? Martin’s daughter, Margaret, was diagnosed with T1D in 2007 […]