2015 JDRF Children’s Congress changed my life

Of all the activities I have done with JDRF over the past seven years, none affected me as much as traveling to Washington, D.C., to tell my story at JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress. Until recently, I was the only student at my school with type 1 diabetes (T1D), so I did not know how connecting […]

Smiling Young Boy Visiting His Pediatrician

Moving Toward Early Diagnosis

Population-based screening for risk factors could help change the course of type 1 diabetes Researchers have known for some time that the risk of developing type 1 diabetes (T1D) can be detected by looking for the presence of specific autoantibodies. That knowledge has allowed JDRF to support TrialNet, a project that screens close relatives of people […]

JDRF One Walk: “Why I Walk Wednesday”

“Why I Walk Wednesday” is a series that allows you to meet some of our local Walkers and learn why they Walk to help JDRF create world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). See below to catch up on our stories! Interested in submitting your own “Why I Walk” piece? Please contact Jillian Boston at 781-431-0700 […]

Portrait Simple Smile for a Cure Contest

Each summer, Portrait Simple runs their annual Smile for a Cure portrait contest to benefit JDRF. This July, over $2,500 was raised! The judges have selected the top image per studio in each category, totaling 21 finalists. Now its up to you to select the final three! Online voting is open now through Thursday, September […]

August Cure Champion

Our son John was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) two years ago. It is an insidious disease that requires constant vigilance and care. He has to test his blood at least 10 times a day, wear an insulin pump 24 hours a day, and count every carbohydrate he eats. But, this is not a […]

Discovering the Best Size and Shape for Beta Cell Replacement

Discovering the Best Size and Shape for Beta Cell Replacement

Watch this: To learn more from MIT’s Dr. Anderson. Smaller Is Not Always Stealthier In a recent Nature Materials’ publication, Daniel Anderson, Ph.D., of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) detailed how the immune system responds to implanted material depending on its size and shape. In this short video, you can learn about the future […]

Progress to Type None: JDRF One Walk Kickoff Events

Learn about this year’s Walk and have dinner on us! View or print the event flyer here Every year, JDRF funds millions of dollars in life-changing type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. At this event, we’ll discuss these research developments and more, all of which are made possible because of the support and fundraising of the […]

Shop to Support JDRF with AmazonSmile

We are pleased to announce that JDRF is a participating charity in the AmazonSmile online program. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support JDRF every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience […]

Sernova Corp. and MGH to Collaborate with Funding from JDRF

Sernova Corp. Announces Collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital to Develop Novel Diabetes Treatment with Funding Support from JDRF LONDON, ONTARIO (Marketwire – July 7, 2015) – Sernova Corp. (TSX-V: SVA; FRA: PSH), is pleased to announce a research collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital, supported with funding from JDRF to develop a novel treatment for diabetes. […]