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Latest Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Stories

2011-05-11 08:00:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Animas Corporation and LifeScan, Inc., both members of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies, today announced plans to further build upon their existing collaborative efforts to co-develop and market innovative new products and tools for people living with diabetes. The increased collaboration also will include more closely aligning their commercial organizations to actively co-promote their product offerings, such as the...

2011-05-10 07:00:00

NEW YORK and SAN DIEGO, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN) announced today that they have entered into a research collaboration agreement to provide financial support for a series of clinical studies to investigate the feasibility of mixing pramlintide, an analog of the human hormone amylin, with insulin to treat type 1 diabetes. Pramlintide, marketed by Amylin as SYMLIN®...

2011-05-06 00:00:31

Type 1 diabetes social network for JDRF launches with new features. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 BlippMedia is making major changes to its already established Juvenation.org online health community. Since its launch, Blipp has made many enhancements to Juvenation; however, this is by far the largest to date. Blipp is introducing a complete new set of features that will help users follow content updates, user communication, changing statuses, and adding the ability to reply to the...

2011-04-25 14:07:56

Decreasing blood levels of a protein that helps control inflammation may be a red flag that could help children avoid type 1 diabetes, researchers say. Georgia Health Sciences University researchers are looking at blood levels of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist, or IL-1ra, in children being closely followed because their genes put them at risk for type 1 diabetes. They also are looking at diabetic mice missing IL-1ra to see how the protein deficiency affects immune function and destruction...

2011-04-13 05:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richmond surgeon, Dr. Stewart O'Keefe, was recently elected as president of the Central Virginia Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's Board of Directors. As a Retina Surgeon at Retina Institute of Virginia (RIV) and Stony Point Surgery Center, Dr. O'Keefe performs over 500 surgeries each year, many for complications of diabetes such as diabetic macular edema. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) has over 100 chapters worldwide,...

2011-04-01 10:46:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lance® Sandwich Crackers is partnering with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) to support the organization's efforts to find better treatments and a cure for type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that can strike at any age, in which the body is unable to produce the insulin needed to turn food into energy. People with the disease must test their blood sugar and administer...

2011-02-03 08:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) today announced that they have signed an agreement to fund early-stage research that could enable patients with type 1 diabetes to regenerate insulin-producing cells destroyed by the disease. "The goal of this research agreement is to understand how selected cells can be reprogrammed in order to convert them into insulin-producing cells in the...

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2011-01-27 06:00:00

The number of diabetics in the United States has grown to almost 26 million, an increase of 10 percent since 2008, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), whom expressed concern about the negative trend. In addition, nearly 79 million US adults have prediabetes -- a condition in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. Prediabetes raises a person's risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. The CDC...

2011-01-27 00:02:58

People will pack the Empire Mall this weekend to take part in the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes. With more than 80 teams signed up, walkers will come from across the state to participate in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's annual event. Sioux Falls, SD (Vocus/PRWEB) January 26, 2011 People will pack the Empire Mall this weekend to take part in the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes. With more than 80 teams signed up, walkers will come from across the state to participate in the Juvenile...

2011-01-25 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 10,000 people participated in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Georgia Chapter's Walk to Cure Diabetes, raising more than $1.9 million. The proceeds from this extraordinary event go towards research to find a cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications. For the second year in a row Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) led the fundraising efforts as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2010 Walk to Cure Diabetes,...