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Latest Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Stories

2011-11-02 13:05:00

-- Two of the largest funders of type 1 diabetes research and development will collaborate in key priority areas to accelerate the pace of progress -- NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JDRF and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, two of the largest non-government funders of type 1 diabetes (T1D) programs, announced today that they have formalized a collaboration that will foster a new level of cooperation between the organizations. The goal of the...

2011-11-01 09:49:00

LANSING, Ill., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Frost, the nation's largest family-owned packaged lunch meat brand, today announced a multi-year partnership with JDRF, focused on raising much-needed funds for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and creating awareness of the organization and their efforts to cure, treat, and prevent T1D. This partnership builds on an informal relationship Land O'Frost has had with JDRF since 2008. Over the past three years, Land O'Frost employees have...

2011-10-18 13:18:00

RED BANK, N.J., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For many years, Plymouth Rock employees and their families and friends have had a long-standing company tradition opening their hearts to raise money for a cause that is near and dear to Plymouth Rock - the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). On Sunday, October 9, over 170 Plymouth Rock employees participated in or volunteered for the 27th annual JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes on the Avon-by-the-Sea Boardwalk, raising approximately...

2011-09-27 16:30:00

HERSHEY, Pa., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers of the first-ever The Elegance at Hershey, a series of charitable vintage automobile events conducted at the Hotel Hershey® in June, Monday presented checks totaling $205,000 to its three beneficiaries. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) received $105,000, while the AACA Antique Automobile Museum and the AACA Library and Research Center each received checks for $50,000. "Because of the generosity of...

2011-09-26 06:45:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - iCo Therapeutics Inc. (TSXV: ICO) today announced that the company has entered into a research collaboration agreement with JDRF, the worldwide leader for research to cure, treat, and prevent type 1 diabetes (T1D), to support the previously announced Phase 2 investigator sponsored clinical trial investigating iCo-007 in Diabetic Macular Edema (DME). DME is a major complication of diabetes and a leading cause of blindness in adults. In DME,...

2011-09-17 07:00:00

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) announced on September 14 that it is holding a $100,000 Challenge for the development of a new glucose-sensitive insulin medication that will be used in the treatment of patients with diabetes as reported by diabeticlive.com. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2011 JDRF Offers $100,000 for Glucose-Responsive Insulin Medication: The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) announced on September 14 that it is holding a $100,000 Challenge for...

2011-09-12 14:17:33

Say Hebrew University researchers Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have identified the key signal that prompts production of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas -- a breakthrough discovery that may ultimately help researchers find ways to restore or increase beta cell function in people with type 1 diabetes. The work on the multi-year project was led by Prof. Yuval Dor of the Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada of the Hebrew University, researchers...

2011-09-08 11:00:00

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Simple Inspirations," a new contest, sponsored by Bayer HealthCare, challenges people living with diabetes to motivate newly diagnosed patients by sharing their most inspirational thoughts about living with the disease. The goal of the contest is to enrich the lives of everyone who has diabetes -- regardless of how long they've been diagnosed -- and to demonstrate that people with diabetes can live a full and engaged life by effectively...

2011-09-01 14:58:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fresh Market will hold its 17th annual "Hope Floats" Sidewalk Sale on September 9 through September 11, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Each of The Fresh Market's 107 stores, located in 21 states across the Southeast, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, will offer root beer floats, hot dogs and ice cream sundaes each for a $2 donation and gourmet cookies each for a $1 donation....

2011-09-01 13:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diabetes Care, makers of the ACCU-CHEK® portfolio of diabetes management products and services, is proud to host its second annual Infusion Site Awareness Week, Aug. 29-Sept. 4, a week-long effort to highlight the importance of proper infusion site management for the 400,000 people in the United States with Type 1 diabetes who use an insulin pump. "The inaugural Infusion Site Awareness Week, which was launched during the...