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Latest Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Stories

2012-06-11 02:26:20

WEST CHESTER, Pa., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the first feasibility study of an advanced first-generation artificial pancreas system were presented today at the 72nd Annual American Diabetes Association Meeting in Philadelphia. Findings from the study indicated that the Hypoglycemia-Hyperglycemia Minimizer (HHM) System was able to automatically predict a rise and fall in blood glucose and correspondingly increase and/or decrease insulin delivery safely. The HHM System...

2012-06-07 02:28:45

Joint JDRF-Helmsley Charitable Trust Sensor Initiative Seeks to Accelerate Technology Innovation to Improve Glucose Control FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. and NEW YORK, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JDRF and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX) today announced an extension of their existing collaboration focused on Type 1 diabetes (T1D) to accelerate the development of BD's proprietary glucose-sensing technology which has shown promise in providing very accurate and...

2012-06-01 02:24:25

-- Partnership Announced Between Leaders of Artificial Pancreas Research and Development to Develop Novel Redundant Sensor System to Help Improve Glucose Control for People with Diabetes -- NEW YORK, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JDRF in collaboration with the Helmsley Charitable Trust (HCT) announced today a partnership with Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT), a leader in artificial pancreas research and development. The JDRF-HCT Sensor Initiative aims to advance continuous glucose...

2012-05-28 02:20:35

OMAHA, Neb., May 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha-based Bozell, a creative marketing communications company, delivered the winning concept in Sunday night's episode of AMC Network's "The Pitch" to land a contract with the national Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Bozell is the only Midwest agency among a select group of 15 advertising agencies featured in the new unscripted series. "Competing on 'The Pitch' is an experience we'll never forget," said Kim Mickelsen. managing...

2012-04-24 02:29:37

--Novel Transmitter Will Simplify Artificial Pancreas Research by Eliminating a Separate CGM component-- NEW YORK, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JDRF, the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, announced today that it has partnered with Dexcom, Inc. (Nasdaq: DXCM), a San Diego, CA-based medical device company focused on developing and marketing continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. The goal of the partnership is to accelerate the...

2012-04-16 06:25:48

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Lance® Sandwich Crackers and its parent company, Snyder's-Lance, Inc., are joining JDRF in the organization's efforts toward curing, better treating and preventing type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications. Lance® Sandwich Crackers will be the 2012-2013 Silver Sponsor/Kids Activity Sponsor for JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes events in five cities: Charlotte, Boston, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Cincinnati. As...

2012-04-04 23:00:36

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation found an ally once again by enlisting the support of the philanthropic Newport Beach based villa rental company Private Trade Winds. Three luxury villas were donated and drew raves from generous supporters of this worthy cause. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 The prestigious Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, California set the backdrop for an elite gathering of Orange County´s most generous socialites and contributors. The halls were...

2012-03-23 09:41:10

Study provides important clue in type 1 diabetes; could help scientists identify and validate potential drug targets to alleviate ER stress and preserve beta cell mass in T1D In type 1 diabetes (T1D), pancreatic beta cells die from a misguided autoimmune attack, but how and why that happens is still unclear. Now, JDRF-funded scientists from the Indiana University School of Medicine have found that a specific type of cellular stress takes place in pancreatic beta cells before the onset of...

2012-02-13 15:12:00

HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Edsel B. Ford II and his wife Cynthia will be Honorary Chairmen for The Elegance at Hershey, a weekend of antique and vintage car events June 8-10 aimed at helping find a cure for type 1 diabetes and preserving the rich heritage and history of the automobile, it was announced today. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit:...

2012-02-13 09:53:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Altosoft, an innovator in the field of healthcare informatics and business intelligence, today announced that JDRF has completed its first implementation of Altosoft's Insight(TM)( )system at its headquarters here in New York City, and has moved into full production. With more than 100 local chapters nationwide, JDRF identified the need for a standard platform to report and analyze data, from fundraising event results to research grants...