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Latest Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Stories

2010-08-17 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 to prevent a potentially deadly complication that often occurs as a result of a delayed diagnosis. JDRF is launching the new educational campaign called "T1D Aware" to raise awareness of the key signs of type 1 diabetes including frequent urination and excessive thirst, and to encourage parents to seek...

2010-08-17 09:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 prevent a potentially deadly complication that often occurs as a result of a delayed diagnosis. JDRF is launching the new educational campaign called "T1D Aware" to raise awareness of the key signs of type 1 diabetes including frequent urination and excessive thirst, and to encourage parents to seek medical...

2010-08-17 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation wants every Houston parent to be "T1D Aware" and recognize the telltale signs of type 1 diabetes in order to prevent a potentially deadly complication that often occurs as a result of a delayed diagnosis. JDRF is launching the new educational campaign called "T1D Aware" to raise awareness of the key signs of type 1 diabetes including frequent urination and excessive thirst, and to encourage parents to seek...

2010-07-12 06:00:00

DANBURY, Conn., July 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biodel Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOD) announced today the award of two research grants by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (www.jdrf.org) to Stanford University and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) to evaluate the use of VIAject® (ultra-rapid-acting injectable human insulin) in the treatment of diabetes. The first grant will support clinical testing under the direction of Bruce Buckingham, M.D., professor of...

2010-07-09 12:15:00

ATLANTA, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's (JDRF) largest and most successful event, the Walk to Cure Diabetes brings together corporations, families, friends and schools to walk three miles in support of the three million Americans living with type 1 diabetes. This year's event will take place Saturday, October 16, at Centennial Olympic Park and Sunday, October 17, at Johns Creek Technology Park. For the second year in a row Blue Cross and Blue Shield...

2010-07-06 16:43:00

DEARBORN, Mich., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Voting for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) design that will be featured on the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car begins Tuesday, July 6, and ends on September 3, a total of 60 days in honor of Wood Brothers Racing's 60-year anniversary of racing Ford products in NASCAR. The public is invited to visit www.jdrf.org/ford to make a donation for their favorite car design. The top five,...

2010-07-01 07:00:00

PARIS, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) announced today a unique partnership to develop therapeutic treatments for people with type 1 diabetes at different stages of the disease -- both those living with the disease and the newly diagnosed -- as well as preventing diabetes in those at risk. Toward those goals, the partnership will focus on therapeutics such as immune therapies and beta cell...

2010-06-30 15:40:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, and Indy Lights race car driver Charlie Kimball today announced the availability of a wide array of resources to help kids with diabetes have a positive and rewarding summer camp experience. Kimball, who has type 1 diabetes, will hand out one of these resources today to attendees at the Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Conference in Orlando this week - the NovoLog® (insulin...

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2010-06-29 10:42:26

No immune suppression drugs needed In a step toward curing diabetes in humans, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have alleviated the disease in rats using transplants from both embryonic and adult pigs. The rats adopted the pig transplants as their own and produced enough insulin to control their blood sugar "“ all without the need for anti-rejection drugs. The researchers report their findings online in the American Journal of Pathology. Using a...

2010-06-25 09:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Sansum Diabetes Research Institute (Sansum) announced today the achievement of a milestone in the Artificial Pancreas Project funded by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The world's most flexible artificial pancreas system platform, currently being used in clinical trials around the globe, now has the benefit of compatibility with Animas Corporation insulin delivery...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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