Well-Timed AP Technology Offers Peace of Mind in the UK

A JDRF-funded study at the University of Cambridge showed that an overnight treat-to-range device improved glucose control A recent JDRF-funded study at the University of Cambridge has found that unsupervised, at-home use of a treat-to-range artificial pancreas system can improve blood-glucose control throughout the night and into the next day. You can click on the […]

JDRF Tampa Bay 2015 Gala – Save the Date!

2015 JDRF Tampa Bay Gala Friday, November 13, 2015  6:30 PM Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina Do you or someone you know have a vacation home they would donate for the Gala? If so, please contact Matt White at matt@mtw.us.com. The Gala Committee is looking for Committee Members to serve on the Logistics and […]

JDRF Tampa Bay Needs Volunteers!

The JDRF Tampa Bay Chapter is in need of office volunteers who have experience with computers (Microsoft Word and Excel preferred) to help with office tasks and projects! Hours are flexible anytime between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. If you have time to spare and would like to come in and help […]

Join the JDRF Tampa Bay Ride Team Today!

Register today for the JDRF Tampa Bay Chapter Ride to Cure Diabetes Team! The JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes is a destination cycling event that takes place in several stunning locations across the United States. Cyclists of all skill levels come together to raise funds for JDRF—the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research—and to take part in […]

JDRF Tampa Bay One Walk Reaches its Goal!

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who supported the first JDRF Tampa Bay Chapter’s One Walk Event! To all of the volunteers, sponsors, walkers and donors – thank you for making this event such a huge success and helping us reach our goal!! We know many of you still have funds coming in so the event will […]

Two-year $300 Million Special Diabetes Program Extended

In an overwhelming vote, the U.S. Senate approved a two-year extension of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP)—an initiative that accounts for roughly one-third of all federally-funded type 1 diabetes (T1D) research in the United States. “JDRF staff and our network of advocacy leaders and passionate volunteers all across the U.S. work tirelessly every day to […]

JDRF Draws a Winning Encapsulation Strategy

JDRF video demonstrates the differences between micro-encapsulation and macro-encapsulation A new video, “Sketching Encapsulation,” was created for JDRF’s FY2014 Annual Report. Albert J. Hwa, Ph.D., Director of Discovery Research at JDRF, explains encapsulation and outlines four encapsulation projects that are currently supported by JDRF. “Over the last seven years, JDRF has cultivated several encapsulation research […]

JDRF Legacy Challenge

Create a Legacy AND Help Advance Current Type 1 Diabetes Research Add a gift for JDRF to your estate plans and $1,000 will be donated to support current research! Including a gift to JDRF in your estate plans is a great way to ensure diabetes research will be supported until we achieve our vision of […]

Your design can supercharge T1D research

Kids, start your sketching! Children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), ages 5 to 18, are encouraged to let their imaginations race for the checkered flag in the 2015 Race Car Design Contest for JDRF, hosted by Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire and Auto Centers. From now until March 12, children can submit their JDRF-inspired race car […]