JDRF

InSourceRx Announces Partnership With MDsave

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 4:57pm

We are thrilled to enter into this partnership with such a dynamic and growing company as MDsave, said Bob Gevelinger, InSourceRx co-founder and president.

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  • We are thrilled to enter into this partnership with such a dynamic and growing company as MDsave, said Bob Gevelinger, InSourceRx co-founder and president.
  • This partner espouses the same principles of helping those in need as we do at InSourceRx.
  • Making healthcare affordable and accessible is at the heart of our mission at MDsave, and InSourceRx is a partner who wholeheartedly shares in that goal, said Greg Born, MDsave president and COO.
  • InSourceRx recently announced a partnership with the National Hemophilia Foundation and already partners with select chapters of JDRF, the St. Vincent de Paul Society, United Way and other nonprofit foundations.

JDRF x Beyond Type 1 Alliance Offers Type 1 Diabetes Community First-Ever Spanish-Language TypeOneNation Summit

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:56pm

NEW YORK, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- JDRF and Beyond Type 1 present the TypeOneNation Summit: Viviendo sin Lmites, the first national Spanish-language type 1 diabetes (T1D) community symposium.

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  • NEW YORK, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- JDRF and Beyond Type 1 present the TypeOneNation Summit: Viviendo sin Lmites, the first national Spanish-language type 1 diabetes (T1D) community symposium.
  • The summit, an expansion of the JDRF TypeOneNation Summit, will be a one-day interactive, virtual, and educational event on July 31.
  • "As part of JDRF's ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, we are excited to co-host our first Spanish-language TypeOneNation Summit with our alliance partners at Beyond Type 1," said Aaron J. Kowalski, Ph.D., JDRF CEO.
  • To close the summit, JDRF, Beyond Type 1, Mexican Diabetes Federation, College Diabetes Network, IAP, and Fuvida Ecuador will host a series of zoom chats encouraging the community to meet and share experiences.

JDRF and the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists announce new partnership

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 4:16pm

NEW YORK, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --JDRF, the leading global funder of Type 1 diabetes research, and the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists, the largest organization dedicated to diabetes care and education specialists, proudly announce a new partnership.

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  • NEW YORK, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --JDRF, the leading global funder of Type 1 diabetes research, and the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists, the largest organization dedicated to diabetes care and education specialists, proudly announce a new partnership.
  • "Diabetes care and education specialists are the front line in person-centered, quality care.
  • About the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists:
    ADCES is an interdisciplinary professional membership organization dedicated to improving prediabetes, diabetes and cardiometabolic care through innovative education, management and support.
  • Learn more at DiabetesEducator.org , or visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn (Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists), Twitter ( @ADCESdiabetes ) and Instagram (@ADCESdiabetes).

DexCom, Nick Jonas and Leading Diabetes Nonprofits Launch Initiative to Help Improve the Lives of People With Diabetes

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 3:00pm

This movement is about coming together and giving people with diabetes the tools and resources to help them feel healthier and live the life they want, said Nick Jonas.

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  • This movement is about coming together and giving people with diabetes the tools and resources to help them feel healthier and live the life they want, said Nick Jonas.
  • Im proud to partner with other like-minded organizations to put time in range in the spotlight of diabetes care.
  • To learn more about time in range and to access resources for both people with diabetes and healthcare providers, visit WhenInRange.com .
  • With the support of Nick Jonas, Beyond Type 1, Children with Diabetes, College Diabetes Network, Dexcom, JDRF International and Taking Control of Your Diabetes, the group will jointly address issues to improve the lives of people with diabetes.

Endurance Athlete Sébastien Sasseville to Ride Across Canada in Support of JDRF’s Access For All Campaign

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 2:14pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210622005740/en/
    Endurance Athlete Sbastien Sasseville to ride across Canada in support of JDRFs #AccessforAll campaign (Photo: Business Wire)
    I think we can all do more than we think we can do and set big goals for ourselves.
  • I can bring the mindset, but as someone living with type 1 diabetes, Im supported every minute by my medical devices, said Sasseville.
  • Unfortunately, access to this technology depends on where you live in Canada, said Sasseville.
  • The goal of my ride is to bring attention to this inequality, and support JDRF Canadas Access for All campaign to make life-changing diabetes technologies affordable and accessible for everyone who lives with type 1 diabetes.

2021 Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 3:00pm

TORONTO, June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF is the largest fundraising event in Canada that rallies the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community to unite and raise funds for T1D research.

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  • TORONTO, June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF is the largest fundraising event in Canada that rallies the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community to unite and raise funds for T1D research.
  • The Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF is a testament to the passion and resolve of a group of people who are inspired by a common goal: to create a world without T1D.
  • Sun Life has been involved with the Walk since 2014 as the National Sponsor and increased its already strong commitment to diabetes in Canada by becoming the National Title Sponsor of the Walk in 2018.
  • JDRF is the largest charitable funder of and advocate for research to cure, prevent and treat T1D in the world.

Funding commitment helps remove barriers to life-saving technology for Canadians living with type 1 diabetes

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 4:00pm

TORONTO, May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Each day, as many as 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) will make up to 300 decisions about their care.

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  • TORONTO, May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Each day, as many as 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) will make up to 300 decisions about their care.
  • Even with insulin therapy, blood sugar levels in a person with T1D can fluctuate to dangerous highs and lows.
  • TD has stepped forward to support Access for All with a goal of improving the lives of those living with T1D.
  • JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.

Study Finds Mental Health Has Been A Bigger Concern for People Living with Diabetes than Diabetes Itself During Covid-19

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 1:15pm

"It\'s why we work only with certified clinician coaches who are cross-trained in mental health.

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  • "It\'s why we work only with certified clinician coaches who are cross-trained in mental health.
  • These findings really underscore the importance of human touch in supporting a person with a chronic condition.
  • Questions were fielded in April 2021, and 107 clinical coaches shared responses.\nCecelia Health positively transforms the lives of people living with diabetes and other chronic diseases.
  • We actively support, partner, and engage with various influential organizations within the diabetes community, including JDRF, Beyond Type 1, American Diabetes Association, the Diabetes Research Institute, the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists, and The Jaeb Center for Health Research.\n'

Integrity Applications Announces the Appointment of David C. Klonoff, MD as Chair of Scientific Advisory Board

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 3:05pm

Dr. Klonoff has been a Principal Investigator on over 120 clinical trials of diabetes drugs and devices.

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  • Dr. Klonoff has been a Principal Investigator on over 120 clinical trials of diabetes drugs and devices.
  • He chaired the scientific advisory board for the first FDA-cleared insulin patch pump and participated in developing the first FDA-cleared dedicated diabetes telemedicine system.
  • Dr. Klonoff has chaired or served on 56 grant review panels including for NIH, CDC, NASA, NSF, US Army, NOAA, ADA, and JDRF.
  • Integrity Applications Inc. is a Delaware corporation, with headquarters in the United States and an R&D site in Ashdod, Israel.

Manitoba and Saskatchewan announce expanded coverage for diabetes technology

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:06pm

Manitoba announced Wednesday that it will begin covering CGMs up to age 25 and will expand coverage under the Manitoba Pediatric Insulin Pump Program by changing the age limit on eligibility from under 18 to under 25.

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  • Manitoba announced Wednesday that it will begin covering CGMs up to age 25 and will expand coverage under the Manitoba Pediatric Insulin Pump Program by changing the age limit on eligibility from under 18 to under 25.
  • Manitoba and Saskatchewan join the Yukon as the only three Canadian provinces or territories to cover CGMs.
  • Were urging all provinces to move forward with similar measures to increase access to the technology Canadians need to manage their type 1 diabetes.
  • JDRF credits the grassroots efforts of parent groups in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, as well as medical students at the University of Saskatchewan, for elevating the need for provincial coverage for diabetes technologies.