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 […]

One Walk Excitement Builds with Surge in Team Registration

As you may have heard, we are excited to announce that the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes is now JDRF One Walk™. We’ve changed the name of our flagship fundraising event to communicate our focus on a single goal: creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). A vision this bold deserves a powerful new […]

Delaware Young Leadership Committee to Host Happy Hour

The JDRF Delaware Young Leadership Committee (YLC)  will host its first happy hour on April 16 at 6:30pm at the BBC Tavern & Grill in Greenville, DE.YLC is a new group to JDRF Delaware that is comprised of young professional (ages 21-35) with or without type 1 diabetes who are dedicated to raising funds and awareness for […]

Excitement and Competition Drives Tennis Tournament Registration

JDRF Delaware’s Ace for a Cure tennis tournament and luncheon continues its second year at Wilmington Country Club in Greenville, Delaware. Last year more than 45 players took to the exquisite grass courts of Wilmington Country Club to participate in a tennis tournament that raised more than $18,000 for JDRF Delaware. Momentum has continued to […]

2015 Walk Registration Now Open!

BIG NEWS! As many of you may already know, we changed the name of our biggest event to communicate our focus on a single goal: Creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). In case you haven’t heard, JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes is now JDRF One Walk in select cities! Join us at a […]

Hope Ball Sneak Peek – Youth Ambassador Art Project

Last weekend the JDRF Delaware Youth Ambassadors gathered at the studio of local artist, Sherry Brilliant, to create a one of a kind art piece to be featured in the 2015 JDRF Hope Ball: Derby After Dark live auction. Live Auction Sneak Peak – Youth Ambassador Art Project Don’t miss your chance to meet our […]

JDRF Draws a Winning Encapsulation Strategy

JDRF video demonstrates the differences between micro-encapsulation and macro-encapsulation A new video, “Sketching Encapsulation,” was created for JDRF’s FY2014 Annual Report. Albert J. Hwa, Ph.D., Director of Discovery Research at JDRF, explains encapsulation and outlines four encapsulation projects that are currently supported by JDRF. “Over the last seven years, JDRF has cultivated several encapsulation research […]

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 […]