Latest Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Stories

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.

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.

2010-06-29 10:42:26

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.