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Industry Research Partnerships

Industry Research Partnerships

AGTC & Genzyme Corporation: Study of anti-neovascular genes for treatment of diabetic retinopathy Athersys, Inc.: Genome-Wide discovery of pancreatic islet cell differentiation factors using MAPC adult stem cells Axxam: SpA Identification of Kv1.3 blockers for the treatment of type 1 diabetes Bayhill Therapeutics: Phase I/II clinical trial of an antigen-specific immunotherapeutic DNA vaccine for type 1 diabetes Biogen Idec: Investigation of novel pathways to promote beta cell regeneration CoMentis, Inc.: Proof of concept testing of GTS-21, a selective 7-nAChR agonist, to prevent or delay the onset of type 1 diabetes in NOD mice CoMentis, Inc.: Proof of concept testing of mecamylamine as topical anti-angiogenic therapy in patients with diabetic macular edema CyThera, Inc: Derivation, characterization, and distribution of embryonic stem cell lines DeveloGen AG: Discovery and development of beta cell regeneration drugs for type 1 diabetes EpiVax, Inc.: T1D Tolerance Induction with Natural Treg Epitopes ES Cell International Pte Ltd: Isolation of clinically-compliant human embryonic stem cells Genzyme Corporation: Development Partnership for Type 1 Diabetes Therapeutics Development Immunocore Ltd.: A novel monoclonal T cell receptor (mTCR) therapeutic targeted towards a proprietary antigen associated with type I diabetes MacroGenics, Inc.: A Phase 2/3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Multicenter, Multinational, 4-Arm, Controlled, Dose-Ranging Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of MGA031, a Humanized, FcR Non-Binding, Anti-CD3 Monoclonal Antibody, in Children and Adults with Recent-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Novocell, Inc: Encapsulated human islet allografts for the treatment of diabetes Osiris Therapeutics, Inc.: Prochymal for the treatment of patients with new onset type Continue reading >>

Highwire, Hypothesis, And The American Diabetes Association Announce Annotation For Key Publication

Highwire, Hypothesis, And The American Diabetes Association Announce Annotation For Key Publication

Register now for a 13 June 2018 webinar to learn how Hypothesis is helping HighWire publishers make their content come alive with open annotation. ADA staff will use Hypothesis to annotate the online version of the Standards of Care throughout the year. The annotations will anchor to specific selections of the online text, and will be used to communicate updates and new developments, clarifications, and additional information. The resulting annotations will be visible to any reader, and additions can only be made by ADA staff members. Annotations can include text, videos, and other rich media, as well as links to additional resources. They can be shared via email or social media, and persistent annotation links can be embedded anywhere on the web. See the Hypothesis annotation tool integrated with ADAs Standards of Care . By partnering with Hypothesis, ADA now has the ability to update and revise the online version of the Standards of Care throughout the year with necessary annotations if new evidence or regulatory changes merit immediate incorporation, said Erika Berg, ADAs director of scientific and medical affairs. This will ensure that the Standards of Care provide clinicians, patients, researchers, health plans, and policymakers with the most up-to-date components of diabetes care, general treatment goals, and tools to evaluate the quality of care. We are excited to be able to offer ADA this functionality to ensure accurate updates through highly visible annotation cards, says Heather Staines, Director of Partnerships for Hypothesis. We are especially pleased to see this first HighWire-enabled partnership go live. For this particular use case, ADA required a world-readable group in which annotations could be made only by pre-approved annotators. Similar use cases Continue reading >>

National Sponsors: American Diabetes Association

National Sponsors: American Diabetes Association

As part of their efforts to encourage people to choose healthy foods and include yogurt as part of a nutritious meal plan, The Dannon Company, Inc. and its Light & Fit yogurta proud supporter in the fight to help Stop Diabetesis helping the Association to promote the importance of healthy lifestyle choices in preventing and managing diabetes by providing a variety of delicious recipes as well as tips and tools for healthier eating. Since 2011, Hotels.com, a leading online accommodation booking website, has been a proud supporter of the American Diabetes Association through the Fairway to Wellness Charity Golf Tournament. This year, Hotels.com has signed on as a national sponsor, donating 5% of all bookings completed through a dedicated link to the Association. A leader when it comes to supporting life-saving research, raising awareness about diabetes, and celebrating a healthy lifestyle, Hotels.com this year is also serving as an Official Presenting Sponsor of the 5k Walk/Run of the Dallas/Fort Worth Tour de Cure. John Hancock Life Insurance is a proud sponsor of the American Diabetes Association and the In It Together campaign. In It Together celebrates successes in daily life, raises awareness about the benefits of adopting a healthy lifestyle and educates people about the challenges and complications of type 2 diabetes. The Association and John Hancock and its wellness-based life insurance program, John Hancock Vitality, are working together to inspire and encourage people living with diabetes and those impacted by the disease by providing specialized resources that support healthy living and financial wellness. Learn more about John Hancock Vitality . Website: www.JohnHancockInsurance.com/ADA As a resource for foot care products suitable for people with diabetes, G Continue reading >>

Thank You To Our Partners

Thank You To Our Partners

In a landmark partnership, the American Diabetes Association (ADA), JDRF, Insulin for Life (IFL USA), the Endocrine Society, the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and Research!America have come together to provide support for people with diabetes affected by recent natural disasters. We extend our sincere gratitude to all those who stepped up to this critical challenge. JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. To accomplish this, JDRF has invested more than $2 billion in research funding since our inception. We are an organization built on a grassroots model of people connecting in their local communities, collaborating regionally for efficiency and broader fundraising impact, and uniting on a national stage to pool resources, passion, and energy. We collaborate with academic institutions, policymakers, and corporate and industry partners to develop and deliver a pipeline of innovative therapies to people living with T1D. Our staff and volunteers throughout the United States and our six international affiliates are dedicated to advocacy, community engagement and our vision of a world without T1D. For more information, please visit jdrf.org or follow us on Twitter: @JDRF. Insulin for Life USA (IFL USA) is a licensed, Florida-based non-profit that provides insulin and disease management supplies free of charge to people around the world with diabetes who lack access due to a variety of situations, most often due to severe financial limitations. They also distribute domestically to professional agencies within the U.S. in times of natural disaster. Continue reading >>

News

News

The Diabetes Collaborative Registry is the first global, cross-specialty, clinical diabetes registry designed to track and improve the quality of diabetes and cardiometabolic medicine across the primary care and specialty care continuum. Designed by an interdisciplinary collaboration led by the American College of Cardiology, in partnership with the American Diabetes Association, American College of Physicians, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the Joslin Diabetes Center, the Diabetes Collaborative Registry provides a unique, longitudinal view of the presentation, progression, management, and outcomes of patients with diabetes as they receive care and treatment. The Need For a Multi-SpecialtyApproachto Diabetes Care Recent estimates project that as many as one in three American adults will have diabetes by 2050 unless additional steps are taken to prevent and treat the disease. Raising public awareness of the signs and symptoms of diabetes, as well as how to prevent it, is one of the most critical ways to have an impact on the disease. However, raising awareness among clinicians about the need for expanded interdisciplinary care in managing diabetes and related disorders is equally crucial. When it comes to cardiovascular disease in particular, diabetes significantly increases the risk for heart attack, stroke, heart failure and cardiovascular death. Over the last several years the ACC has partnered on several efforts to raise awareness about the links between diabetes and heart disease, given the strong association between the two. At the crux of these efforts is the need to bring together health care providers from across the primary and specialty care continuum to reduce cardiometabolic risk factors through early assessment and targeted intervent Continue reading >>

National Strategic Partners

National Strategic Partners

CVS Pharmacy (CVS), a leading retail pharmacy with more than 9,600 locations nationwide, is a National Strategic Partner of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and a proud sponsor of ADAs Alert Day and American Diabetes Month. CVS is also a supporter of ADA awareness and wellness-based initiatives throughout the year. CVS and the ADA are coordinating efforts, working toward common goals of preventing diabetes and improving the lives of people impacted by the disease. Together, CVS and the ADA will raise awareness by encouraging people to learn their risk for type 2 diabetes through the Minute Clinic and online ADA Type 2 Risk Test screenings. As Partners in Good Health, CVS and the ADA will enhance consumer solutions for living well with diabetes by educating people about the health risks associated with the disease, providing access to support tools and resources, reinforcing the important role health and nutrition play in diabetes management, and supporting health care professionals. Website: NRG Energy, Inc., a leading integrated power company, joined the American Diabetes Association as a National Strategic Partner in 2017. Their sponsorship of ADA ties together their focus on improving the health and wellbeing of its more than 10,000 employees and communities in 22 states with the ADA healthy eating and lifestyle resources and wellness-based initiatives, including National Get Fit Don't Sit Day as well as Tour de Cure events in the Philadelphia, Houston, and New Jersey markets. Continue reading >>

Collaborations: American Diabetes Association

Collaborations: American Diabetes Association

Insulin for Life USA (IFL-USA) is a 501(c)3 organization whose purpose is to provide free-of-charge insulin and disease management supplies to people with diabetes around the world who otherwise would go without these life-saving provisions.. The American Diabetes Association supports IFL-USA's efforts to collect in-date, unopened supplies from individuals or organizations in the United States and, following careful inspection, deliver them to developing countries to be used by those in need. IFL-USA is fully licensed by the State of Florida to both receive and distribute medications for this purpose, and is insured for its activities. All donations to the organization are tax deductible in accordance with regulations. Please note that IFL-USA is only licensed to provide assistance to people with diabetes who live outside of the United States. Garret Davis Productions and the American Diabetes Association have joined forces to bring the production, Mama's Girls 2: Sugar Aint Sweet, to local theaters across the country in hopes of changing the way people think about diabetes prevention and care through entertainment. The play features a family of five hilarious sisters who come together to take care of their youngest sibling, Baby Girl, after she's diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Together, the family learns about diabetes and how to take control of their own health. Through this hilarious production, Mama's Girls 2 raises awareness for the risks associated with diabetes, particularly for African American communities, and teaches audiences how to prevent or manage the devastating disease and support loved ones who have been diagnosed. National Football League Players Association Our Strategic Charity Partnership with the National Football League Players Association is fo Continue reading >>

American Diabetes Association And Ibm Watson Health Join Forces To Reimagine How Diabetes Is Prevented And Managed

American Diabetes Association And Ibm Watson Health Join Forces To Reimagine How Diabetes Is Prevented And Managed

American Diabetes Association and IBM Watson Health Join Forces to Reimagine How Diabetes is Prevented and Managed Collaboration Will Include Developer Challenge to Catalyze the Creation of Cognitive Apps The American Diabetes Association (Association) and IBM Watson Health today announced a long-term collaboration to bring together the cognitive computing power of Watson and the Association's vast repository of clinical and research data. The organizations aim to build a first-of-its-kind diabetes advisor for patients and caregivers. As part of their commitment to the diabetes community, the organizations also announced a challenge to app developers to propose cognitive innovations that may transform how diabetes is prevented and managed. The news was announced at the Association's Scientific Sessions . The goal of the collaboration is to develop Watson-powered solutions that enable the diabetes community to optimize clinical, research and lifestyle decisions, and address important issues that influence health outcomes, such as social determinants of health. Diabetes is one of the most common and costly chronic diseases plaguing communities and straining health systems around the world. With 1.4 million people diagnosed in the U.S. each year, there are now more than 29 million Americans living with diabetes and another 86 million with prediabetes.1 Globally, there are 415 million people living with diabetes.2 Poorly managed diabetes can lead to serious health complications such as blindness, kidney failure, hypertension, amputation and hypoglycemia.3 Diabetes and prediabetes cost $322 billion per year, and 1 in 5 healthcare dollars is spent caring for people with diabetes.4 "For more than 75 years, the American Diabetes Association has promoted a data-driven approach Continue reading >>

Community Partnerships

Community Partnerships

Patients live, work, and play in social and physical environments outside the health care system. Therefore, clinic-community partnerships are key to building community support for diabetes self-management.1,2 Increasing patient access to effective community resources through linkages with relevant agencies and organizations is a cost-effective way to obtain important services such as nutrition counseling or peer-support groups.3,4 Furthermore, clinic-community partnerships have demonstrated benefits at the individual, organizational, and community levels.5 For example, clinic-community partnerships result in better clinical outcomes; increased capacity for outreach; improved access to community resources; enhanced community engagement in diabetes support; and, ultimately, reductions in morbidity and mortality and improvements in quality of life related to diabetes.6,7 Community partnerships may: Be traditional services (diabetes education sessions) that can extend a health practice’s patient care Help patients who have special needs (e.g., blindness) or limited resources (e.g., no transportation) Be very non-traditional, yet supportive: Beauty and barber shops may have access to hard-to-reach populations. Shoe stores may partner to raise foot care awareness. Faith-based organizations can offer support group opportunities. Community Partnerships: Ten Steps By following these 10 steps, health care practices can develop important partnerships with other organizations, agencies, and businesses in their communities to provide support and resources for patients with diabetes. Identify community-based team members. In addition to creating linkages to community-based services, there should be a mechanism for relevant community members (people who have diabetes, are family me Continue reading >>

Cvs Pharmacy Becomes The American Diabetes Association's Exclusive Drugstore For

Cvs Pharmacy Becomes The American Diabetes Association's Exclusive Drugstore For "partner In Healthy Living" Initiative

"We are committed to making it easier for our customers living with diabetes to find the right products and expertise to help them manage their disease," said Judy Sansone, senior vice president of front store business for CVS Pharmacy and chief merchant for CVS Health. "CVS Pharmacy is a leading health destination with expert pharmacists and an easy to navigate diabetes management section featuring a wide assortment of products from glucose monitors and testing strips to sugar-free snacks." To support the new effort, CVS Pharmacy has launched a digital hub, www.cvs.com/diabetes-care, developed in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association that features exclusive diabetes health and nutrition content, including industry-leading research to help people on their path to better health. The digital hub will also feature the ability for consumers to donate directly to the American Diabetes Association. In addition, CVS Pharmacy will have designated retail displays in many stores featuring products and information to help people with diabetes. "This collaboration with CVS Pharmacy will help us reach millions of Americans with valuable information to improve their health and management of their diabetes" said Jonathan Webb, vice president, Corporate Alliances of the American Diabetes Association. "We appreciate CVS Pharmacy's engagement and collaboration, both in stores and online, so that we can continue to reach the public in meaningful ways to prevent diabetes and to improve the lives of millions with diabetes." CVS Pharmacy is encouraging customers who would like to be tested for diabetes to visit their local CVS MinuteClinic to have a diabetes screening completed. MinuteClinic, which has more than 1,100 locations in 33 states and the District of Columbia, also o Continue reading >>

Vip Interview: American Diabetes Association

Vip Interview: American Diabetes Association

PHOTO COURTESY OF AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION If youve heard of Tour de Cure in the past but did not sign up to participate because youre not a cyclist, you might reconsider this year. The American Diabetes Association has added run and walk options to its signature fundraiser event. Whether youre an avid cyclist, a recreational runner or a family walking with children, there is an option that allows you to get active and help raise money to support the mission of this national nonprofit: to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The Wichita office of the American Diabetes Association is holding its Tour de Cure event on Saturday, April 28. Registration is open and the bike, run and walk routes are being planned. Learn more information at diabetes.org/toursedgwickco. Event day festivities will take place at Aloft-Wichita Northeast and will include a party to celebrate the fundraising accomplishments of the teams and individual participants as well as an opportunity to promote awareness about diabetes and the American Diabetes Association. Every year, diabetes kills more American than AIDS and breast cancer combined, said Stephanie Hartung, director of the American Diabetes Association-Wichita office. One in 11 Americans has diabetes and every 23 seconds someone is newly diagnosed with diabetes, a problem with your body that causes blood glucose (sugar) levels to rise higher than normal. Diabetes increases your risk for many serious health problems. Before people develop type 2 diabetes, they almost always have prediabetes blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. Research shows that 84.1 million Americans have prediabetes and 9 out of 10 of them dont know it. L Continue reading >>

Our Corporate Supporters

Our Corporate Supporters

More than ever before, companies are joining forces with the American Diabetes Association to confront diabetes, fight it, and ultimately, help us stop this disease that affects 30.3 million Americans and another 84.1 million at risk. We thank the following corporate supporters for their valuable support, and we urge other companies to Join the Millions and help us in our fight to Stop Diabetes . The Banting Circle Elite is the American Diabetes Association's highest level of recognition for companies that develop medicines and devices to help individuals living with diabetes.Itis named for Sir Frederick Grant Banting, a Canadian medical scientist, doctor, Nobel Laureate, and co-discoverer of insulin. The annual total support for companies reaching the Banting Circle Elite level is at least $1,000,000. This includes sponsorship, educational grants, advertising in Association publications and exhibiting at the Annual Scientific Sessions and/or the Annual Advanced Postgraduate Course. Companies whose support total is at least $500,000 are recognized at the Banting Circle level. Continue reading >>

Livongo Partners With American Diabetes Association, Beyond Type 1, Diabetes Hands Foundation, And Jdrf On New Direct-to-consumer Diabetes Management Program

Livongo Partners With American Diabetes Association, Beyond Type 1, Diabetes Hands Foundation, And Jdrf On New Direct-to-consumer Diabetes Management Program

Livongo Partners with American Diabetes Association, Beyond Type 1, Diabetes Hands Foundation, and JDRF on New Direct-to-Consumer Diabetes Management Program Livongo introduces innovative charitable donation program to generate millions of dollars for research and advocacy, and challenges others to join in giving back MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Livongo Health, the leading consumer digital health company focused on empowering people with chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives, today announced partnerships with the American Diabetes Association, Beyond Type 1, Diabetes Hands Foundation, and JDRF to launch the Livongo Family Care Plan. The Family Care Plan is a comprehensive diabetes management program for people with diabetes and those who love them. This makes Livongo's offering, which was previously offered only through leading employers, health providers, and health plans, available directly to consumers. The partnership also provides everyone who subscribes to the Family Care Plan a groundbreaking way to fund vital research and advocacy programs. Livongo will make a $3 donation every month on behalf of each member who subscribes through Beyond Type 1, Diabetes Hands Foundation, and JDRF. Additionally, Livongo has pledged financial support for the American Diabetes Association's programs and efforts aimed at underserved diabetes communities. "JDRF is pleased to partner with Livongo and join the other esteemed organizations for our common cause. Many of our constituents have expressed interest in the Livongo program, but it was not available to them," said Derek Rapp, President and Chief Executive Officer of JDRF. "With this partnership, not only do people with type 1 diabetes benefit from access to this innovative program, JDRF a Continue reading >>

Ibm And American Diabetes Association Want To Transform The Future Of Diabetes

Ibm And American Diabetes Association Want To Transform The Future Of Diabetes

IBM Watson Health and the American Diabetes Association are teaming up to help create a new series of digital tools that will ultimately reimagine how diabetes is prevented, identified, and managed. The two organizations announced a long-term collaboration Sunday that will take the wealth of data collected by the ADA and feed it into Watson — IBM’s computer system capable of understanding and answering questions using natural human language. The goal is to spur development of various apps that will help researchers make new connections, individuals better manage their disease, and provide doctors more tools to diagnose and care for patients. The partnership was announced as part of the Association’s 76th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans. “Our hope is to impact not just the doctors, the researchers, the patients and caregivers but also the entrepreneurs. The folks who are trying to really be creative with how to engage mobile apps in cognitive to help people living with diabetes,” said Kyu Rhee, chief health officer at IBM Watson Health. The ADA has collected over 66 years of data, including clinical research as well as information related to self-management, support groups, wellness activities, and diabetes education. IBM and the ADA initially plan to create a cognitive diabetes databases for both clinicians and researchers. For doctors, it aims to help inform the best treatment path for each patient as well as help identify potential risk factors based on an individual’s specific background. For researchers, it could provide unique insights that help highlight hidden patterns or new therapeutic targets. The data will also be open to outside developers to create apps that can help patients directly. “The ADA is never going to be the next hot apps develop Continue reading >>

American Diabetes Association Joins National Football League Players Association As A 2017 Strategic Charity Partner

American Diabetes Association Joins National Football League Players Association As A 2017 Strategic Charity Partner

American Diabetes Association Joins National Football League Players Association as a 2017 Strategic Charity Partner New partnership aims to increase urgency around diabetes epidemic, and to expand prediabetes and type 2 diabetes prevention efforts Building on the 2016 launch of Team Tacklean initiative bringing together current and former professional football players to raise awareness about diabetesthe American Diabetes Association (Association) has been named a 2017 Strategic Charity Partner of the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA). The partnership will focus on the prevention and management of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, and will support all people affected by diabetes. The partnership will extend the Association's mission work through education, resources and programs targeting populations most at-risk of developing prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Eighty-six million Americans have prediabetes, and ninety percent of Americans with prediabetes do not even know they have it. In addition, African Americans and Hispanics are almost twice as likely to have diabetes as non-Hispanic whites to develop type 2 diabetes. The Association and the NFLPA are joining forces to address these staggering statistics. This new Strategic Charity Partnership focuses on raising awareness specifically for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes risk factors, particularly in minority communities. Elements of the partnership include collaborating on on-going prevention education campaigns, engaging Team Tackle in the Association's community events, Association participation in NFLPA's Health Awareness Month and providing on-going diabetes education to NFLPA members. In 2016, the Association launched Team Tackle by bringing 34 active and retired professional football players Continue reading >>

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