Education and Research Category
Published: Nov 13th, 2011
Last week JDRF launched the Artificial Pancreas Campaign. Now, they need your help. You can help the FDA understand what having access to the Artificial Pancreas will mean to those living with diabetes by signing a petition. The goal of the initiative is to convince the FDA to adopt the recommendations of clinical experts to advance the development of an artificial pancreas, a device which has the potential to be the most revolutionary advancement in the treatment of T1D since the discovery of insulin.
Published: Oct 25th, 2011
“UF works to unlock causes and cures so kids like Matt Danner won’t be sidelined by their disease.” Florida Magazine recently featured an article highlighting the UF Diabetes Center researchers, physicians, and a special patient, Matt Danner.
Published: Oct 14th, 2011
JDRF’s Countdown Magazine featured information on TrialNet’s AntiCD3 prevention trial. Phase I of the trial aims to evaluate an anti-CD3 drug can halt, or reverse, diabetes in high-risk groups.
Published: Oct 12th, 2011
Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, R.N., a consultant for the UF Diabetes Center of Excellence, spoke about the importance of National Institutes of Health-funded diabetes research and its effects on patients and families at a congressional briefing in Washington D.C.
Published: Sep 2nd, 2011
A cure for Type 1 diabetes has been the holy grail for researchers worldwide since the first clinical trials seeking to cure the disease began some three decades ago. But despite many advances, the target still seems just out of reach.
Published: Aug 8th, 2011
Sending a student with diabetes back to school, whether it is the first time after a new diagnosis, or the start of a new school year, requires careful planning and coordination. The ADA has excellent tip sheets that can help with this transition.
Published: Aug 2nd, 2011
As part of a research study, researchers at the University of South Florida are offering adults with type 2 diabetes a free online program that will teach you ways that may help to manage your stress and improve your mood.
Published: Jul 21st, 2011
The Walt Disney Company has created a new character, Coco, who has type 1 diabetes, and she is featured in a new Disney book called “Coco and Goofy’s Goofy Day.” The book was created through a partnership between Disney and Lilly Diabetes.
Published: Jul 28th, 2009
“Camp makes a huge difference,” said Silverstein, the camp’s longtime medical director. “Each child thinks he or she is the only person in the world struggling with the disease. Then there’s a whole cabin full of kids who also have to take insulin injections and check their blood glucose levels and have to worry about low blood glucose with exercise.”