This Thursday, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee will mark up a bill that would permanently address the reimbursement rates for doctors who treat Medicare patients. The bill will include the renewal of other programs, including a five-year extension of the Special Diabetes Program at the current funding level of $150 million. Don’t forget to sign-up […]
Click here to check out how far we have come in T1D treatments and what these four companies are doing to better treat T1D.
Linda Wright has been a teacher, a salesperson and manager in a marketing company, and now a chef and the owner of her own catering business. She says, “Volunteering with JDRF incorporates all those professions.”
Still need a Christmas Tree? You can purchase yours while supporting great causes! The Optimist Club of Monaco South Christmas Tree Sale supports youth and community programs and Southeast Denver. Trees are available until December 24, 2013 at 2230 S. Monaco Parkway, Denver, CO 80222 (behind the Monaco Parkway Car Wash). Less than 10% of […]
Enjoy delicious cuisine and be a part of the DaVita Kidney Disease Awareness campaign! Beast & Bottle, Table 6 and Ya Ya’s will be carrying kidney friendly and diabetes friendly menu items, promoting kidney awareness. Check out the Promotional Flyer and click here for more information on kidney disease.
TIME Magazine has chosen the 25 best things that were invented in 2013. The Artificial Pancreas made the list under the “World-Changing” category. Click here to read more and find out what other inventions made the list.
JDRF is the largest nonprofit funder of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research in the world. Our goal is to eventually cure and prevent T1D entirely. Along the way to a cure, we seek to deliver an ongoing stream of therapies until we have turned Type One into Type None. Click here to read about the progress […]
JDRF is partnering with Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) to support the development and translation of promising diabetes research. The collaboration will initially focus on co-funding projects in the fields of immune tolerance, diabetic nephropathy, and beta cell health. “CTI’s business model is to build novel partnerships that combine our drug discovery expertise with […]
Young adults with type 1 diabetes are living substantially longer than they did a couple of generations ago, according to a study of nearly 25,000 people with type 1 diabetes living in Scotland during 2008-2010. “I’m confident that the much narrowed life-expectancy differences we see now reflect the enormous advances in management of type 1 […]
With just a few tricks in mind, Halloween can still be a treat for children with T1D. While children across the nation are going to parties, running from door to door, and eating chocolate and candy by the bagful, there are ways that Halloween can still be fun for children who don’t have the traditional […]