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Joining a Clinical Trial: Bree’s ENDIA Story

  Bree was worried that her diabetes may be passed on to her future children, so she joined a research trial and discovered the many benefits of getting involved. Here’s…

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T1D Research Roundup: October

Every month, we will be rounding up the most exciting T1D research stories from around the world – the new advances in treatment, devices and knowledge that could make a…

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Five Things You Might Not Know About Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are an essential part of research – without them, there wouldn’t be new treatments for T1D complications, improved insulin pump technology, or breakthroughs on how to prevent T1D….

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Screening for type 1 diabetes is becoming a reality – here’s what you need to know.

For many people with type 1 diabetes (T1D), the first signs of the condition are the physical symptoms they experience –  increased urination, excessive thirst, weight loss. But behind these…

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Type 1 Diabetes Prevention: Promising Research Breakthrough Gives New Hope

A research breakthrough by scientists, funded by JDRF, has shown a promising future for the prevention of type 1 diabetes. Findings from a study by TrialNet show that the immunotherapy…

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JDRF WELCOMES COMMITMENT TO CONTINUE WORK OF CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK BY THE COALITION GOVERNMENT

Funding will help support translate more innovations into useful treatments for people living with type 1 diabetes. JDRF welcomes the news today that the Liberal National Government has committed to…

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FUTURE RESEARCH LEADERS: MEET ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR MELINDA COUGHLAN

Associate Professor Melinda Coughlan is Head of the Coughlan Lab at Monash University, leading research to stop complications of diabetes and understand dietary factors connected with the disease. She’s a rising star in the type 1…

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THE VACCINE THAT MAY HELP PREVENT TYPE 1 DIABETES

A vaccine that protects infants from a nasty stomach virus may provide an unexpected bonus – helping to prevent type 1 diabetes. The rotavirus vaccine became a routine immunisation for Australian…

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CAN T1D SCIENTISTS AND CANCER RESEARCHERS LEARN FROM EACH OTHER? YOU BET

You might be surprised to learn that there is an overlapping biology of cancer immunity and other autoimmune disorders. Our type 1 diabetes researchers aren’t! JDRF International hosted its first…

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SEAWEED STUDY SHOWS ENCAPSULATION PROMISE

New research part-funded by JDRF has found a material derived from seaweed could help to protect insulin-producing beta cells after they’ve been transplanted into the body. Islet transplantation is currently…

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