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Re: [IP] Research focus



JDRF is also involved in clinical trials to possibly prevent diabetes.  They
do alot!!
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To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 6:32 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Research focus


> Andy:
>     FYI: one of the JDRF research centers is at Yale, and its focus is
indeed
> hypoglycemia. Another in Australia is concentrating on nephropathy.
Another
> in Boston is focusing on retinopathy, while the newest one to open in
Boston
> is focusing on cardiovascular complications. <A
HREF="http://www.jdrf.org/research/rg2000index.php">JDRF's Research
Centers</A>
> http://www.jdrf.org/research/rg2000index.php list all 28 centers, and the
> specific goal areas they address.
>     Part of what makes JDRF so unique is that its research funding
decisions
> are "suggested" by peer scientific reviews, but the ultimate
recommendations
> are made by the 40 members of the lay review committee, comprised
> predominantly of parents of children with diabetes or type 1 diabetic
adults.
> Have no fear that we are VERY vocal in making sure that the "day to day"
> angst of living with diabetes is NOT overlooked in awarding grants, albeit
> this is less of a focus than it used to be......specifically because there
> are other agencies ( i.e. pharmaceutical companies, govt agencies-NIH) who
> are keenly interested in complications.   As for the hypoglycemia study
you
> were seeking, if you check:  <A
HREF="http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/ada2002/">children with DIABETES -
ADA 2002 Scientific
> Sessions</A> http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/ada2002/ you'll see a
report
> about a study that was done on hypoglycemia in young children, along with
> several other interesting reports. Ellen may have already posted that link
> here.
> Regards
> Renee (Melissa's pump mom)
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