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News from JDRF

  • December 1, 2015
    MS Research Australia and JDRF Australia have co-awarded an innovative research fellowship for a new study looking for overlaps between two autoimmune diseases – multiple sclerosis (MS) and type 1 diabetes (T1D), thanks to a $150,000 grant from the Macquarie Group Foundation. Dr Grant Parnell, a young medical researcher at The Westmead Institute for Medical…more
  • November 19, 2015
    Giving probiotics to babies in the first few weeks of life may lower their risk of developing type 1 diabetes (T1D), a recent study has found. The study found that children at risk of developing T1D who were given probiotics as part of their diet within the first 27 days of life had a 60%…more
  • November 18, 2015
    My beautiful son is called Jamie. He’s nearly a leap year baby, born on 28 February. Our type 1 diabetes story starts like this… Just after Jamie’s first birthday things starting going downhill. Jamie’s development stopped and even went backwards. He had been starting to use words, starting to walk and was doing well with…more

Upcoming Events

  • T1 Meetups

    T1 Meetups are your chance to meet people from your community in a relaxed social environment. You'll leave with new friends, fresh ideas, and a different perspective on community lige with type 1 diabetes. View the calendar to find one near you. 
  • 2016 JDRF Gala Ball - nuit blanche

    Join JDRF for NUIT BLANCHE. Stay up late with JDRF for a night of wonder and illumination. JDRF Gala Ball is a gathering of friends who are changing the world. A cause in great need. Outstanding entertainment. Inspirational scientific endeavours. Visit the Gala Ball Page for more information


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