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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 products.

2010-06-21 16:41:00

NEW YORK, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 Cure Diabetes. Nick Jonas, 17, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was 13 years old.

2010-06-16 15:49:00

JDRF Volunteer, Philanthropist, Former Internet Executive to Lead Top Funder of Cures and Treatments for People with Type 1 Diabetes and Its Complications NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, a leader in type 1 diabetes research worldwide, announced today that Jeffrey Brewer has been named President and Chief Executive Officer.

2010-06-15 00:36:19

Insulin-producing beta cells can proliferate in patients recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

2010-06-01 09:01:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche, makers of ACCU-CHEK® blood glucose meters, infusion pumps, lancing devices and data management systems for people with diabetes, received the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International's "Chancellor's Award" during the JDRF Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

2010-05-13 08:56:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 in The Lancet.

2010-05-04 16:26:00

DALLAS, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Montessori Schools, a leader in Montessori education, believes it is their responsibility to contribute to the health and wellness of the community through active participation in local events and donations to charitable organizations.

2010-04-07 12:53:49

Teenagers and "tweenagers" with type 1 diabetes have more trouble sticking to their treatment plan – thus raising their risk of blindness, kidney failure and heart disease – if their parents become increasingly lax about monitoring the child's treatment, or if the mother-child relationship is poor.

2010-04-05 07:45:07

Alpha cells in the pancreas, which do not produce insulin, can convert into insulin-producing beta cells, advancing the prospect of regenerating beta cells as a cure for type 1 diabetes.

2010-03-24 15:30:00

Early-stage human clinical trials showed that a new topical drug was safe and had biological effects in a type of diabetic eye disease, and may offer researchers a new approach to prevent and treat diabetic macular edema.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.