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Top Australian Artists Go Under the Hammer for Type 1 Diabetes
Published on November 19, 2009
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More than 30 paintings by some of Australia’s leading artists will be auctioned on 6 December to raise money for research to find a cure for type 1 diabetes. Artists like David Larwill, Tim Storrier and Sally Smart have created special artworks for the 6 December auction at Mossgreen in Toorak, with hopes of raising […]

Two very different stories of type 1 diabetes
Published on November 11, 2009
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In 2009 the Walk to Cure Diabetes is a celebration of hope and progress towards a cure for type 1 diabetes. This year, two of the participants from Melbourne – a healthy little girl and a middle aged woman battling health challenges – highlight the progress that has been made in diabetes management over the […]

Ride on through the Vineyards for Type 1
Published on November 11, 2009
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Strap on the helmet and pull on the lycra – the Ride to Cure Diabetes is on again in January 2010. JDRF’s annual cycling event covers the best of the picturesque Barossa Valley with three courses of 35, 80 or 160kms. Last year the Ride to Cure Diabetes raised over $1.3 million in critical funds […]

What is… the hygiene hypothesis?
Published on November 11, 2009
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Put simply, the hygiene hypothesis refers to the idea that our decreasing interaction with infectious bugs and germs may leave result in some people becoming more susceptible to autoimmune attacks. As the term suggests, it is a hypothesis or idea that has been investigated by diabetes researchers since the early 1990’s. Over time, scientists have […]

New findings on how diet affects our immune system
Published on November 11, 2009
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Breakthrough research by a Sydney-based research team has shown that the amount of dietary fibre in the diet plays a fundamental role in keeping the immune system healthy and autoimmune diseases, such as type 1 diabetes at bay. The role of nutrition and gut health in the development of autoimmune disease is an exciting new […]

Sign our Petition: Support Research to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes
Published on November 4, 2009
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Over just two weeks, more than 600 JDRF supporters signed this petition to promote increased understanding and support for medical research into type 1 diabetes. The message to government, the public and corporate supporters was clear – there is a desperate need for a cure for type 1 diabetes. Education and prevention are the themes […]

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