Researchers discovered a protein shield that may enhance the protective barrier of encapsulated islets for type 1 diabetes A new technology for encapsulating islets or beta cells using the human protein called CXCL12 could result in improved encapsulated cell replacement therapies for individuals with type 1 diabetes (T1D). JDRF-supported researcher Dr. Mark C. Poznansky, Associate […]
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Karen Woicekowski is the Advocacy Team Chair for JDRF’s Delaware Branch. She is connected to type 1 diabetes (T1D) through her father, who passed away from diabetes complications, and her son, Michael, who was diagnosed twenty years ago at the age of three. After her son was diagnosed, Karen’s family started fundraising for JDRF in […]
Next month, a new study will start to further assess if a novel combination of drugs could help treat new onset type 1 diabetes University of Florida researchers are ready to launch a new clinical study to examine if a combination of two U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved drugs, antithymocyte globulin (ATG) and […]
Mary Lou Notaro is the Advocacy Team Chair for JDRF’s Western New York Chapter. She has had type 1 diabetes (T1D) for more than twenty years and also interacts with many T1D patients as community pharmacist. She became involved with JDRF Advocacy after a patient and friend on the Western New York Board of Directors […]