Amplify your generosity to JDRF Austin during Amplify Austin!

Amplify your generosity to LifeWorks during Amplify Austin! The 24-hour day of giving begins March 5th at 6pm By scheduling a gift to JDRF Austin through Amplify Austin, you help us continue to provide support to our local T1D community, and much needed funds for T1D research internationally. From Bags of Hope to support groups, to […]

Amplify Austin is Coming Up

And here’s EVERYTHING you need to know! Amplify Austin happens between 6PM on March 5th and 6PM on March 6th – that’s 24 hours of giving! Afraid you’ll be busy? Schedule your gift TODAY and it will be posted on our Amplify website during Amplify day. Want to help? Create your personal fundraiser by March […]

Next-Generation Artificial Pancreas System Launches

Medtronic’s New MiniMed®640G Artificial Pancreas System Predicts and Helps Prevent Deadly Low Glucose Emergencies A four year-old Australian boy with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is the first person to use a groundbreaking commercial artificial pancreas system that can predict and automatically prevent low blood-glucose emergencies. Medtronic’s MiniMed® 640G is an insulin pump/continuous glucose monitor combination […]

T1D Trial Looks to Teach an Old Drug New Tricks

JDRF-funded clinical study of a drug called TUDCA looks to improve beta cell functioning in people recently diagnosed with T1D Until recently, much of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research has focused on suppressing the autoimmune system to prevent or reverse disease, but this approach has been slow to yield promising, long-term results in people with […]

‘Betes Buddies South!

Betes Buddies South Meeting Friday, Feb 13, 2015 6:30PM GattiTown Austin 9900 S Interstate 35, Austin ,TX 78748 Come join fellow families with children who have type one diabetes. Together we laugh, talk, share stories and support one another. We always enjoy sharing stories and building new friendships. We meet in the one room with […]

Re-educating the Immune System in T1D

JDRF partner Selecta developed a novel technology for creating a T1D vaccine to potentially halt the disease process It has been more than 30 years since scientists identified the basic autoimmune feature of type 1 diabetes (T1D) when they discovered autoantibodies binding to targets from cells in the pancreas. And yet, devising therapies to halt […]

Deal for a Cure is THIS SATURDAY!

Purchase your tickets TODAY! This action-packed event is a full house of Texas Hold ‘Em and Casino action – proving that every hand counts when it’s for a good cause. Join the tournament or come just for the casino fun – your entry includes dinner, drinks, plenty of great door prizes and, who knows… with […]

Deal for a Cure is in less than TWO WEEKS!

This action-packed event is a full house of Texas Hold ‘Em and Casino action – proving that every hand counts when it’s for a good cause. Join the tournament or come just for the casino fun – your entry includes dinner, drinks, plenty of great door prizes and, who knows… with the odds in your […]