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Latest Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Stories

2009-03-27 08:00:00

Healthy Hoosiers Alliance made up of health organizations from public and private sector; Will work together to implement new approaches designed to achieve better patient outcomes INDIANAPOLIS, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) have joined with five other leading health organizations in Indiana to form the Healthy Hoosiers Alliance with a goal to fill the gaps in diabetes care by addressing health care quality,...

2009-03-04 07:02:00

The 2009 Walk to Cure Diabetes will be held Saturday, October 17 at Centennial Olympic Park ATLANTA, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) has announced that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) President, Monye Connolly, will serve as the Corporate Chair for its annual, and largest, fundraising event, Walk to Cure Diabetes.

2009-02-04 16:13:39

The idea is to teach the immune system of children at high risk for type 1 diabetes not to attack the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas.

2009-02-03 07:30:00

"KidCare Kit" offers quick-reference materials and multimedia tools to guide families through the first 30 days following a child's diagnosis BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis U.S.

2009-01-22 08:57:08

Researchers from Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, and ActiveSite Pharmaceuticals, Inc., San Francisco, announced today that they have demonstrated that a specific inhibitor of the protease plasma kallikrein,

2009-01-16 10:53:01

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, funded by JDRF, have discovered that adult beta cells have the ability to replicate with the help of a protein known as cdk6.

2008-12-17 15:03:22

Metabolic disturbances indicate progress of the disease even years in advance.

2008-11-20 20:06:56

Doctors have tricked mouse immune systems into thinking cells from a donor pancreas are theirs, bringing hope to diabetes patients, U.S.

2008-11-14 09:00:34

NEW YORK, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from a new global survey released on World Diabetes Day finds that many teens and young adults with type 1 diabetes are optimistic about their future, but report a lack of support from school staff.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • 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'.