JDRF Response to CrossFit

At JDRF, we don’t believe diabetes is a laughing matter or something to be joked about. During the week of June 29, CrossFit posted insensitive images and misleading information regarding diabetes, both type 1 and type 2. JDRF chose to take a positive approach and educate the members of the CrossFit social media team on the differences […]

Innovision’s Program for JDRF Wins an Award

Innovision’s Program for JDRF Wins an Award

ANOTHER TELLY! INNOVISION COMMUNICATIONS  WINS AN ADDITIONAL AWARD Innovision’s Program for JDRF Brings 2015 Award Total to Four  Houston, Texas – June 17, 2015  After awarding three Tellys to Innovision Communications, Inc. in early June, The Telly Awards has honored Innovision with an additional bronze Telly. Of the nearly 12,000 entries from across the world, fewer […]

Everyone Should Have the Best Diabetes Technologies

Read Annika’s bio I’ve known diabetes all of my life… I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 2006 when I was seven years old and my little brother was diagnosed in 2009 when he was 22 months old. Our grandpa also has T1D. When he was diagnosed in 1957 at the age of […]

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 Promise Ball Event Details

JDRF Promise Ball Event Details

  JDRF Promise Ball Guest Information Saturday, April 18, 2015 Hilton Americas-Houston – Grand Ballroom Arrival Information There will be complimentary valet parking for all guests.  The Grand Ballroom is located on the 4th floor of the hotel.  There will be directional signage at the elevators and escalators directing guests to the JDRF Promise Ball. […]

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 Houston Gulf Coast Auction Preview

JDRF Houston is gearing up for a glamorous evening celebrating the golden age of Las Vegas at the 2015 Promise Ball, The Best is Yet to Come.  Each year, this black tie event welcomes over 800 guests and raises over $1.2 million for JDRF-funded research.  The 2015 Promise Ball will once again feature fabulous food, […]

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 […]