Did you know... if a child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 5, by the time they are 18, they will have endured at least 18,980 finger pokes?

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revention of Type 1 Diabetes

The Children With Diabetes Foundations supports clinical efforts which seek to identify those at risk for developing type I diabetes.

We support efforts to intervene with an emphasis on early intervention strategies.

ure for Type 1 Diabetes

The Children With Diabetes Foundation funds research to cure diabetes in those currently suffering through normalization of blood glucose levels with emphasis on clinical biomechanical (the goal is a closed loop system) and bioartificial studies (the goal is to provide cells which can provide insulin in response to glucose in a physiologically relevant manner). Examples include:

  • improved blood glucose monitoring if it is continuous, alarmable and accurate
  • promising islet cell replacement strategies which are not morally divisive.

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We do not fund Type II research, prevention of complications studies, or studies which rely on embryonic, fetal or cloning research as we feel adequate funding is already allocated in those areas.

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