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 […]

Meet Kimberly Roosevelt: JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress Chair

It is JDRF Advocacy’s great honor to announce that Kimberly C. Roosevelt, of Dallas, Texas, will serve as chair of JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress to be held in Washington, D.C., this July. Kim, a prominent JDRF Advocate and volunteer leader, and mother to 13-year-old Elizabeth who lives with type 1 diabetes (T1D), will welcome more […]

Investigating the Role of Regulatory T Cells in T1D

A video explains a potential new immune therapy in the words of the T1D investigator and one of the clinical study participants JDRF Research in the Field spoke to the lead investigator, Dr. Stephen Gitelman at the University of California San Francisco’s Children’s Hospital, who enrolled 14 people recently diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) […]

New to the Hope Ball – The Discover Late Party

Tickets to the Discover Late Party will be available online soon! Please contact JDRF Delaware at (302) 888-1117. What is the Discover Late Party? The Discover Late Party is the new addition to the Hope Ball experience! Tickets to the Late Party are $40 and include access to the Christina Ballroom at the Chase Center, featuring […]

Ace for a Cure Grass Court Tennis Tournament

Join us for the 2nd Annual Ace for a Cure Grass Court Tennis Tournament in Delaware! SAVE THE DATE! Wilmington Country Club 4825 Kennett Pike Wilmington, DE 19087 Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Rain date: Thursday, June 11, 2015 Event details: JDRF Delaware’s Ace for a Cure tennis tournament and luncheon continues its second year […]