Well-Timed AP Technology Offers Peace of Mind in the UK

A JDRF-funded study at the University of Cambridge showed that an overnight treat-to-range device improved glucose control A recent JDRF-funded study at the University of Cambridge has found that unsupervised, at-home use of a treat-to-range artificial pancreas system can improve blood-glucose control throughout the night and into the next day. You can click on the […]

Local T1D Teen in Running for Alpaca Princess

Marissa Shoemaker is a 15 year old type 1 diabetic. She was diagnosed October 13, 2009 during her routine yearly physical. Now a freshman at Spring Grove High School, Marissa is in the running to be the Pennsylvania Alpaca Princess. Marissa has been interested in alpacas since 2012, when she attended a local open house at […]

Two-year $300 Million Special Diabetes Program Extended

In an overwhelming vote, the U.S. Senate approved a two-year extension of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP)—an initiative that accounts for roughly one-third of all federally-funded type 1 diabetes (T1D) research in the United States. “JDRF staff and our network of advocacy leaders and passionate volunteers all across the U.S. work tirelessly every day to […]

Rockin’ the Cure

Noelle Buckwalter rocks. And this  year, as the JDRF Gala Fund-A-Cure Ambassador, she is going Rock the Cure. Noelle was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) on May 31, 2013 – a day she and her family will never forget. At 10 years of age Noelle had to come to terms with the word “forever”. […]

Gala Auction Preview

Gala Auction Preview

Check out the fabulous Auction Items that will be featured at the upcoming Rock the Cure Gala! Want to bid, but can’t attend?  Contact MaryAnn Pruden at 717-901-6489 or mpruden@jdrf.org to learn how!

Merrill Lynch Goes Bowling to Strike Out Diabetes!

Thirty Merrill Lynch employees from Allentown, Bethlehem, Scranton, State College, Wilkes Barre, and Williamsport converged in State College on March 26th to strike out type one diabetes (T1D).  The group bowled for a cure at Northland bowl to raise money for T1D research and support the Central PA T1D community. Organized by Matthew Shetler of the […]

Your design can supercharge T1D research

Kids, start your sketching! Children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), ages 5 to 18, are encouraged to let their imaginations race for the checkered flag in the 2015 Race Car Design Contest for JDRF, hosted by Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire and Auto Centers. From now until March 12, children can submit their JDRF-inspired race car […]

DexCom CGM System to Offer Real-Time Glucose Data Sharing

DexCom CGM System to Offer Real-Time Glucose Data Sharing

DexCom G4® Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitoring System with Share Allows Users to Wirelessly Transmit Blood-Glucose Data and Alerts to Up to Five “Followers” in Real-Time    Medical device manufacturer DexCom is rolling out the first FDA-approved continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system that allows real-time sharing of blood-glucose data. The DexCom G4® Platinum Glucose Monitoring System with […]