Idealized vs Practical Cure
10/21/2011 16:57:27 PM
We posted a new report over at the JDCA: about the differences between a Practical Cure for type 1 diabetes, or something with real, achievable goals that we can aim for, and an Idealized cure, which is pretty much the vague, undefined cause the major foundations use funding for. Our full report..
The Importance Of Baseline Mammograms
10/17/2011 18:26:33 PM
A baseline mammogram is the first mammogram a women has. Many practitioners recommend that their patients receive a baseline mammogram around the age of 35 and follow up with yearly mammograms after 40. A baseline screening is important because it allows your doctor to compare the res..
The JDCA As An Advocate For The Donor
10/13/2011 18:25:43 PM
As a revolutionary new organization that is entirely independent and focuses on reporting on the different organizations and potential paths towards a cure for type 1 diabetes, it is also important to reaffirm what the main goal for everyone working at the JDCA is – to help drive efforts t..
Octoer is the worst month for breast cancer awareness.
10/08/2011 19:52:52 PM
To me, October is the worst choice for Breast cancer month. This is the reason. As virtually everybody knows in the US and elsewhere , October 31 is Halloween. Yes its the last day but the preparations, the decorations, greeting cards are being sold throughout the previous th..
The JDCA Alliance
10/03/2011 19:08:26 PM
From its inception, the JDCA has endeavored to be a completely unique, independent organization whose purpose is to unite the donors and the members of the diabetes community who want to see a cure for type 1. As per our name, we want to create a real Alliance that will have a strong voice and be..
New JDCA Report: Impact Of Financial Crisis
09/30/2011 09:31:33 AM
We all know how widespread and damaging the financial crisis of 2008-2009 was, partly because it was and continues to be one of the main topics in the news. Few industries were spared from its influence, and the philanthropic landscape was no exception. With fears over the economy, people find i..
Even Slightly Elevated Blood Pressure Increases Stroke Risk
09/29/2011 12:22:12 PM
New research published in the journal Neurology found an alarming correlation between borderline elevations in blood pressure, and the incidence of stroke. They found that patients in the upper end of prehypertension had a 55% increased risk of having a cerebral vascular ac..
JDCA Report: Why Donors Give
09/26/2011 17:06:40 PM
The type 1 diabetes community is comprised of different people from various backgrounds, but the vast majority hold a unified vision – that a cure should be our biggest goal. The JDCA’s latest report focuses on the results of our survey asking for donors to share their reasons for do..
Celebrating Women: Understanding PMS
09/19/2011 15:23:51 PM
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On March 8th we celebrate International Women’s Day. How could I let that day pass without talking about a condition that affects the vast majority of women, PMS? Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a collection of emotional, physical, and psycholog..
Colds and Flus: Prevention and Treatment
09/19/2011 14:09:19 PM
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Well, it’s that time of year again. Summer holidays are over, the kids are back in school and the rest of us are back at the daily grind. As we all know, with this return to daily routine comes the ever-persistent, unavoidable cold and flu season.&..
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