Latest Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Stories

2009-08-27 07:03:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- For Laura Putnam and her children, this past Saturday night will be one to remember for a very long time.

2009-08-20 12:05:00

Scientists at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and the University of Ottawa have discovered what may be an important clue to the cause of type 1 diabetes.

2009-08-05 16:08:00

- Program Focuses on Expanding Pipeline of Drugs For People with Type 1 Diabetes - NEW YORK, Aug.

2009-07-02 10:10:00

DEARBORN, Mich., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- It's okay to vote early and vote often ... at least when the voting helps out a good cause.

2009-07-01 10:04:44

A low dose of oral interferon alpha shows promise in preserving beta cell function for patients with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes, or juvenile diabetes, according to researchers at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

2009-06-24 14:57:00

Join 150 Kids with Type 1 Diabetes on Capitol Hill for JDRF's Children's Congress 2009 WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nick Jonas, Mary Tyler Moore, Sugar Ray Leonard and kids with type 1 diabetes testified this morning before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs on the need for funding for type 1 diabetes research. The hearing was the culmination of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's Children's Congress, the largest grassroots event held...

2009-06-24 13:45:00

SINGER NICK JONAS AND BOXING LEGEND SUGAR RAY LEONARD TO JOIN NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 24, 2009, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's International Chairman Mary Tyler Moore will lead a panel before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs to request federal funding for diabetes research and remind Congress about the urgent need for a cure for the disease.

2009-06-23 10:33:00

Kid Delegates Meet Elected Officials, Testify at Senate Hearing, and Urge Legislators To Request Fund Research WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 150 children and teenagers throughout the U.S. with type 1 diabetes are in Washington, D.C.

2009-06-08 06:00:00

Analysis of Subjects with Moderately Severe Diabetic Neuropathy Shows Statistically Significant Improvement in Multiple Quantitative Neurological Endpoints RICHMOND, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc.

2009-05-27 06:31:06

President Obama’s Tuesday nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court has set loose a wave of support from diabetics and diabetes advocacy groups across the country who see her has a role model for people suffering from the disease.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.