Revolve24 raises over $51,000 for JDRF!
Published on March 22, 2019
General News

Revolve24 is over but what a ride we had! Thousands of kilometres of the new Bend Motorsport Track at Tailem Bend cycled. Many exhausted and sore riders who on little sleep rotated through their team members over 24, 12 or 6 hours to achieve some amazing personal goals on 2 wheels. Some even rode solo […]

The psychosocial burden of T1D in the teenage years
Published on March 14, 2019
General News

Adolescence comes with its own set of new challenges for any parent, but what is it like if your teenager also has type 1 diabetes (T1D)? Dr Adriana Ventura spoke at JDRF’s Type One Summit on the psychological impacts of T1D during the teenage years.  Read about Dr Ventura’s insights, below. Dr Adriana Ventura is […]

Congratulations Gwennyth Baker – awarded OAM 2019
Published on March 7, 2019

On International Women’s Day we would like to thank all the amazing women who have contributed to JDRF – volunteers, committee members, Board members and hardworking fundraisers. But in particular we would like to celebrate the achievements of one of JDRF’s most valued longstanding members and say congratulations to Gwennyth Baker who was awarded the […]

Update: Australian Government Insulin Pump Program
Published on March 7, 2019

Do you know about Insulin Pumps access through the Australian Government Insulin Pump Program ? The Australian Government’s Insulin Pump Program provides pumps to families who meet the program criteria and these pumps are fully subsidised, i.e. recipients are not required to make any co-payment. Updates to the program The program aims to improve access […]

In the driver’s seat with type 1 diabetes
Published on February 22, 2019

We often get questions from our type 1 diabetes community (T1D) about driving and T1D. Driving gives us independence and can make getting around a whole lot easier, so it’s not surprising that it’s a topic close to your hearts! We have some resources on hand prepared by T1D experts, to help you navigate topics […]

New option to help with insulin control
Published on February 11, 2019

An Australian-first is launched in Melbourne today, with Medtronic bringing the MiniMed 670G insulin pump to Australia. The system, the only one of its kind in Australia, is designed to learn a person’s individual insulin needs and requires minimal input from the user. It does this by measuring blood glucose levels every five minutes and […]

Type One Summit – Now available to watch
Published on February 5, 2019

Late last year, JDRF hosted its second Type One Summit event in Melbourne, bringing together some of Australia’s most notable names in type 1 diabetes research to share their insights with our community. The feature session of the day saw all Summit guests come together for a keynote presentations and a clinical trials Q&A, starring […]

Vale, Brian Mellor
Published on February 5, 2019

We are saddened to announce the passing of one of JDRF’s founding members, Brian Mellor. Brian’s friends and fellow founding parents have kindly shared with our community, some words about his JDRF journey. “It is with great sadness that we write to notify JDRF of the death of Brian Mellor on 19 December 2018.

Funding will help support translate more innovations into useful treatments for people living with type 1 diabetes. JDRF welcomes the news today that the Liberal National Government has committed to continued support of the Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network (CRN).  The $54.5m over five years, will continue the work of the network, most recently […]

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