Latest Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Stories

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.

2009-05-26 10:51:00

CHICAGO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Illinois, the state chapter of the leading charitable funder and advocate of type 1 diabetes research worldwide, has named Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX), its "Best of Illinois" for his service on the Illinois Board of Directors, on the International Board, and for his support of the organization's efforts in developing an artificial pancreas. (Logo:...

2009-05-15 12:30:00

WELLESLEY, Mass., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The New England Chapter - Bay State Branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the leader in setting the agenda for diabetes research worldwide and the largest charitable funder and advocate of type 1 research, will host its 27th Annual Hearts & Heroes Gala on Saturday, May 16, 2009 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.

2009-05-13 15:01:00

TORONTO, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Transition Therapeutics Inc.

2009-04-30 09:37:27

Scientists believe they may have found a preventative therapy for Type 1 diabetes, by making the body's killer immune cells tolerate the insulin-producing cells they would normally attack and destroy, prior to disease onset.

2009-04-21 17:12:00

- The Ford Fusion Hybrid team will attempt to drive more than 1,000 miles for more than 43 continuous hours - on a single tank of gas, raising money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in the process - The most fuel-efficient, mid-sized sedan in America - the Fusion Hybrid driven by a team of Ford hybrid engineers, a fuel efficiency expert and a NASCAR star, will have to achieve an average of at least 57 mpg on the challenge to reach its goal - By using Eco-Driving techniques...

2009-04-06 19:57:42

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Monday said it has received a major gift from the estate of late U.S. music star Luther Vandross. Vandross died in July 2005 at age 54, more than two years after suffering a debilitating stroke.

2009-03-31 06:00:00

- Key Step in Ongoing Research to Replicate Insulin-Producing Function of Healthy Pancreas for Type 1 Diabetes Patients - SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- A key step toward the successful development of an artificial pancreas for patients with diabetes has been achieved, according to new research published in this month's issue of Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. Researchers at the University of California at Santa Barbara, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute and...

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