JDRF Delaware Branch Photo Galleries

Looking for photos from recent JDRF Delaware Branch events? Look no further! Click the link below to view event photo galleries. Walk to Cure Diabetes 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes – Walk Day Photos: Courtesy of Laura Koch Photography 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes – Walk Day Photos: Courtesy of Sugarhill Photography 2014 Wilmington Walk […]

Delaware Cyclist Accomplishes 100 Miles In Nashville

On Saturday, November 1, Ben Partlow of Middletown, Delaware braved the wind and cold to bike 100 miles along the hilly Natchez Trace Parkway to raise money for JDRF research.  Ben’s participation in the Nashville Ride To Cure Diabetes combined his love of cycling and support of JDRF during the weekend-long celebration. Ben has been […]

A Community Unites at the Walk to Cure Diabetes

JDRF Delaware celebrated the annual Walk to Cure Diabetes with 4,000 walkers across two locations at Rockford Park in Wilmington and Silver Lake Park in Dover! This year JDRF Delaware held walks during a full range of weather conditions – from sunshine and 70 degrees in Wilmington to rain, high-speed winds and 40 degrees in […]

Hope Ball Theme Announced!

        Save the date for the 2015 Hope Ball: Derby After Dark! The 14th Annual Delaware Hope Ball: Derby After Dark will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. Hope Ball Chair Barbara England Fund A Cure Family The Heimann Family Stewardship Chair […]

Making the T1D Vaccine a Reality

Nanoparticle-based vaccine is designed to re-educate the immune system and halt the attack on the pancreas Over the last three years, Selecta Bioscience, a clinical stage biotechnology company, has been developing nanoparticles called Synthetic Vaccine Particle (SVP) as an immunotherapy for Type 1 diabetes (T1D) with support from JDRF and it was announced this week […]

JDRF-Funded Research Leads to Beta Cell Replacement Breakthrough

A new method for converting stem cells to beta cells could speed encapsulated cell replacement product development and research to cure type 1 diabetes Insulin therapy has long been the only method of treating type 1 diabetes (T1D), but a major breakthrough in producing replacement beta cells is bringing new hope that more effective, alternative […]

JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress application site remains open

JDRF is pleased to announce that applications for JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress are currently being accepted. JDRF Children’s Congress, our highest profile advocacy event, is held every two years in the nation’s capital. Next year’s event will take place from July 13 to 15, 2015. It will include more than 150 children, ages 4 to […]

CGM-Medicare Bill Introduced in House

JDRF Commends U.S. Representatives Reed, DeGette and Whitfield for Introducing Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Coverage Legislation JDRF commends U.S. Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY), Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Ed Whitfield (R-KY) for introducing legislation, H.R. 5644, the ‘Medicare CGM Access Act of 2014,’ calling for continuous glucose monitor (CGM) coverage by Medicare. This legislation (which now […]

Unlocking Type 1 Diabetes Data

JDRF partners with Tidepool on data integration software for better type 1 diabetes management JDRF is partnering with the non-profit organization Tidepool to develop a new data integration tool for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who use insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors, or blood glucose meters. The new tool at the center of the […]