To mark World Diabetes Day 2011, JDRF is renewing its call for recognition of the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. We continue to support our community with up to date research news and information.
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To mark World Diabetes Day 2011, JDRF is renewing its call for recognition of the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Although the themes of World Diabetes Day are education and prevention, it is important to recognise that type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease. Researchers are working hard to more fully understand the complicated mix of genetic and environmental factors that may cause or trigger this disease. However, it is certain that going on a diet or cutting down on sugar doesn’t stop type 1 diabetes.
To mark World Diabetes Day 2010, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is celebrating excellence in diabetes healthcare professionals with a new award, Diabetes Educator of the Year.
This year for the first time JDRF will recognise three outstanding health care professionals for the special role they play in the lives of people with diabetes. The three winners of Diabetes Educators of the Year 2010 are:
To mark World Diabetes Day 2010, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is celebrating excellence in diabetes healthcare professionals.
On 14 November the world acknowledges the huge scale and human impact of all types of diabetes. The themes of World Diabetes Day are education and prevention.
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 chosen for the year’s big day for diabetes – World Diabetes Day on November 14.
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