New immunotherapy treatment shows promise in first clinical trial
Published on August 20, 2017

Researchers from King’s College London and Cardiff University have tested a new immunotherapy treatment. The trial, which was partly funded by JDRF, indicated that the treatment was safe and suggests that it could have potential to preserve beta cell function in people living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Why did they do this trial? T1D develops because […]

Forgoing the fries all July!
Published on August 1, 2017

Hot chips addict from Adelaide, Salomae, is putting aside her cravings for an entire month to support her boyfriend Tom, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) on his 21st birthday in 2013. As Salomae explains on her Team Cure Diabetes page, type 1 diabetes isn’t just a prick… but lot of pricks, every single […]

“Our diabetes hero”
Published on July 24, 2017

Trent takes us back to the Sunday in June, when his son Cody fell dangerously ill before his diagnosis with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Through hosting a regional JDRF One Walk later this year, Trent hopes to not only raise funds for JDRF’s T1D research, but also awareness of the signs of T1D. If other […]

Future Research Leaders: Dr Eliana Marino talks to JDRF
Published on July 14, 2017

Dr Eliana Marino is one of our first seven participants in the pilot year of the JDRF/Macquarie Group Foundation Future Research Leaders Program (FRLP). Hailing from Venezuela, the bubbly Dr Marino speaks with exuberance and energy. She sees beyond what’s happening on the laboratory benchtop, to how the type 1 diabetes community will benefit as […]

At the world’s largest diabetes research conference, held last month, JDRF-funded researchers highlighted exciting breakthroughs and vital work that is paving the way to new type 1 diabetes therapies. More than 18,000 physicians, researchers, health care professionals and patient advocates attended the event, which highlights the latest findings in all major areas of the diabetes research […]

Make your voices heard
Published on June 28, 2017

The Australian Government’s Department of Health is evaluating the FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring product to consider subsidising it under the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). JDRF welcomes improved access to technologies that enable people with type 1 diabetes to better manage their blood glucose levels. The FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System is a […]