First U.S. Outpatient Artificial Pancreas Trial Gets FDA Approval

JDRF Applauds Major Advancement in Development of Lifesaving Diabetes Technology NEW YORK, March 19, 2012 — JDRF applauds the recent approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the first outpatient artificial pancreas trial in the United States, marking a critical development in the effort by JDRF and…

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The Game Changer: Treating type 1 diabetes with glucose-responsive insulins

on February 15th, 2012 in Life with Diabetes, Research by | 1 Comment The Game Changer: Treating type 1 diabetes with glucose-responsive insulins

By Thania Benios Since its discovery in 1921, insulin has been called one of the few miracle drugs, having saved countless lives from an otherwise incurable disease. Yet 90 years later, treating and managing type 1 diabetes (T1D) is still a tricky business. Insulin, a hormone, is crucial to life….

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Meeting With Congressman Thompson

This past Fall, some of our local families met with U.S. Representative Glenn Thompson of Pennsylvania’s 5th District.  Representative Thompson is a member of the House Agriculture Committee, where he currently serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, & Forestry.  He also serves on the House Natural Resources…

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2012 Ride to Cure Diabetes Registration Now Open!

on February 1st, 2012 in Get Involved!, JDRF in Your Community, Ride to Cure Diabetes by | Comments Off 2012 Ride to Cure Diabetes Registration Now Open!

Registration opened for the 2012 Ride to Cure Diabetes on January 31st.  The Central PA Chapter’s very own Dan Hayward was the first rider to sign up for the Ride in Burlington Vermont on July 12-15, 2012!  This past November, Dan participate in the Ride to Cure in Tucson, Arizona. …

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A Letter from Ride to Cure Participant and JDRF Board Memember, Dan Hayward

A Letter from Ride to Cure Participant and JDRF Board Memember, Dan Hayward

on February 1st, 2012 in Get Involved!, Life with Diabetes, Ride to Cure Diabetes by | 1 Comment

Dear JDRF Supporter, 113 miles! No sweat. That’s what I thought on a crisp, cool morning standing on a downtown Tucson, Arizona street at 6:45 a.m. My Ride to Cure Diabetes adventure was to start at 7 a.m. I had done all the training; I changed my body for this…

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