A new diagnosis of type 1 diabetes can spark a range of reactions including anger, sadness, and guilt. Whatever your feelings, they are normal, and you are not alone.
Until there is a cure, we want to provide information that will help you cope with the burdens type 1 diabetes… » Read Full Article
JDRF offers a free public outreach program to help families who have recently had a child diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The intent of this program is to deliver a care package of information to help families… » Read Full Article
The NEO Chapter of JDRF hold support group meetings on the third Saturday of every other month (Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, and Nov). These groups offer an opportunity for newly diagnosed and their families to talk with other families and medical professionals on a variety of… » Read Full Article
The JDRF portfolio of diabetes research is among the largest in the world focused on cures and better treatments for type 1 diabetes and its complications. With funding of nearly $101 million in FY2009, representing research in more than 20 countries and including numerous human clinical trials, JDRF science is… » Read Full Article
JDRF Announces Diabetes Research Collaboration with Pfizer, Hadassah Medical Organization, and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
NEW YORK, March 22, 2010 - The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, a leader in setting the agenda for diabetes research worldwide, said today that it will begin a diabetes research collaboration with… » Read Full Article
JDRF in Groundbreaking Partnership with Animas to Develop First-Generation Artificial Pancreas System
The development of an artificial pancreas—a fully automated system to dispense insulin to people with diabetes based on real-time changes in blood sugar levels—
would be among the most revolutionary advancements in treating type 1 diabetes. Today,… » Read Full Article
Education & Outreach Newsletter
The Education & Outreach Newsletter is a quarterly newsletter specially designed for the Northeast Ohio Chapter of JDRF families. These issues include: research updates, highlights on upcoming events, and information regarding support groups and upcoming speaker series.
To read past issues of the Education… » Read Full Article
We realized that what makes the Northeast Ohio Chapter of JDRF special is the community, That’s why we decided to refresh our website with something that serves that community. We’ve been working with the wonderful folks at Westminster Promotions on the website.
The goal of our redesign was… » Read Full Article
R&D Program Targets Opportunities to Improve Glucose Control and Help People with Diabetes Lead Healthier Lives
New York, NY and Franklin Lakes, NJ (January 19, 2010) - The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX) announced today an innovative program aimed at improving the treatment… » Read Full Article
Sugar substitutes can add sweetness, but with less calories than sugar and they do not raise blood sugar levels like regular sugar. There are many myths and misinformation about sweeteners. The sweeteners on the US market have not been shown to cause cancer or other diseases in people.
Mr. Rick Philbin was diagnosed at 34 years old. His biggest fear was that he would have to stop playing basketball, but instead has figured out how to make his exercise part of his treatment. He believes that exercise should be a… » Read Full Article
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