Lee Iacocca’s legacy will mostly likely ride on the Dodge Caravan, the Mustang, the K-Car, or maybe even the Ford Pinto. But in his later years, Iacocca has dedicated himself to a far more personal and weighty cause—a cure for type 1 diabetes. His foundation just put out its latest call for new research proposals.
From the beginning, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has been about curing type 1 diabetes, and its breakthrough-chasing approach is most evident in its Innovative Grant Program.Read More
This grant is split five ways, amongst researchers in the U.S., Europe, and Australia, all of whom are observing hundreds of thousands of newborns and children with T1D. It’s about those early stages.Read More
You don't want to live in a rural area and have type 1 diabetes. Why? Because the specialists who can help you survive mostly live in cities. The Helmsley Charitable Trust wants to change these grim odds by teaching primary care clinicians and community health workers how to deal with type 1 diabetes.Read More
In a novel philanthropic-private sector collaboration, the Helmsley Charitable Trust has announced a gift of $4 million to be made to DexCom, in the hopes of accelerating by two years the development and availability of the Gen6 Continuous Glucose Monitor.Read More
The Helmsley Charitable Trust, which has quickly become a major player in health and medical research grants, has brought on two new program directors to head its Type 1 Diabetes research and Digestive Diseases research areas.Read More