Posted by: Maggie | March 10, 2007

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) is the leading charitable funder and advocate of type 1 (juvenile) diabetes research worldwide. The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. JDRF was founded in 1970 by the parents of children with type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is a disease which strikes children suddenly and requires multiple injections of insulin daily or a continuous infusion of insulin through a pump. Since its founding, JDRF has awarded more than $900 million to diabetes research, including more than $98 million in fiscal year 2005.



  1. Juvenile diabetes is fast getting to be one of the foremost risks for kids these days. Research reveals that children as young as two years old are now susceptible to acquiring this dangerous disease. The worst aspect of this condition is that, without proper management, juvenile diabetes can cause complications that can trigger stroke, blindness, cardiac arrest, kidney failure, impotence, ulcers and digestive problems. Even though juvenile diabetes is incurable at this time, it can be effectively controlled so that your son or daughter can lead a normal, active life. Research has discovered treatments for juvenile diabetes that are dispensed right within the home. With the use of a blood glucose monitor and insulin injections, this condition can be kept entirely in check…

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