Exciting smart insulin research news – this is why we Walk!

Exciting smart insulin research news – this is why we Walk!

In other exciting news, we would like to share the newest information regarding the cutting-edge progress in smart insulin. Last month, Merck held an investor briefing and provided updates on various strategic initiatives, including the smart insulin project it acquired in 2010 from SmartCells. JDRF support was instrumental in providing the fledgling company the crucial […]

Win a Hofco Victorian Classic Dollhouse valued at $18,000

The Western PA Chapter of JDRF is raffling off  chances to win a one-of-a-kind Victorian dollhouse with the proceeds benefiting JDRF. This exquisite dollhouse features 12 rooms all beautifully decorated including 7 Swarovski crystal chandeliers, hand-painted artwork and custom made rugs. The value is $18,000. For your chance to win please complete the entry form […]

JDRF Challenges the Public During National Diabetes Awareness Month

  November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and November 14 marks World Diabetes Day. To raise awareness locally, the Carnegie Science Center’s E-Motion cone, the Highmark building, the Wyndham Hotel and the Gulf Tower will all be lit in blue on November 14. We are also asking local businesses to support World Diabetes Day by […]

Swing for a Cure 2013

Thank you to Emma Perelman, Amanda Murphy and Madison Mordoh, all students at Shady Side Academy who raised money for JDRF through Swing for a Cure on Sunday. For the complete Tribune Review article, click here. To visit the Swing for the Cure website, click here. Photo by Jan Pakler for The Herald     […]

A Tribute to Carol Lurie

“And you shall be remembered by what you have done.” So spoke the rabbi presiding over the funeral of Carol Lurie, a founder of JDRF. And what this great lady did reached beyond borders, politics, and religion. Her remarkable efforts continue to touch millions of lives and impact the landscape of type 1 diabetes (T1D) […]

Made with Love bracelets

Rachel Tobin turned her love of making jewelry into a fundraising effort for JDRF. To read the complete story is the Spring 2013 issue of Diabetic Living, click here. To read another story about Rachel and her work with JDRF, click here.   Rachel’s Cure by Design is passionate about creating and selling beautiful, handmade […]