The Diabetes Scholars Foundation (DSF)'s is accepting applications for its 2017 college scholarship program. DSF college scholarships are open to high school seniors with type 1 diabetes and who are US citizens or permanent residents. Deadline is April 15, 2017. To apply, please visit link below.

Thanks to Children with Diabetes Newsletter for reminder.

Diabetes Scholars Foundation – College Scholarship
Springing into the week with a smile! Spring and International Day of Happiness landed on the same day this year. Now let's get to work. ;) #CureDiabetes
A big thank you to the Palm Beach Auxiliary for helping raise $130,000 toward a cure at their annual luncheon and card party.

8th Annual A Gift of Love...A Gift of Hope Luncheon
ICYMI - From Concerned to Confident: Navigating from Pediatric to Adult Care When Heading Off to College

PEP Talk: College survival with T1D
Dr. RiCUREdi is feeling quite festive today!
Sending kids off to college is an emotional time for all parents, and even more so when dealing with diabetes. Teens worry about transitioning from pediatric to independent adult care. Parents inevitably fear the worst.

In this video, college-bound Brooke - diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 3 - talks about her concerns and the reason she enrolled in the Diabetes Research Institute...
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The Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) and Walgreens recently held their 7th annual DRI Walk for Diabetes and Family Fun Day March 4 at Marlins Park. Thanks to sponsors, family teams, and thousands of members of the South Florida community, the event helped raise more than $200,000, crossing the $2 million mark of funds raised to date for the DRI’s work toward a diabetes cure.

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This fundraiser is music to our ears! Jazz pianist Jason Yeager and saxophonist Paul Jones, both of whom have type 1 diabetes, have organized a special concert to raise funds for a cure.

They'll be performing April 1, 2017 at Steinway & Sons / Steinway Hall in New York City alongside Steve Wilson on saxophone, Frank Kimbrough and Kevin Hays on piano, Marcello Pellitteri on drums, and Danny...
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Concert For a Cure by Paul Jones and Jason Yeager

The Concert For a Cure is a benefit concert organized by Paul Jones and Jason Yeager to raise funds to cure type 1 diabetes. Happening on April 1st, 2017 at ...

With Winter Storm Stella heading to the Northeast and parts of the Midwest, we wanted to share this reminder article about how severe weather can affect your diabetes devices, supplies and insulin: [ Link ].

If you're in the affected areas, please take the proper precautions and stay safe and warm.
Last week, the second Lindsey Inserra-Hughes Immune Tolerance Seminar Series talk took place at the DRI. Check out this recap video where Alberto Pugliese, M.D., The J. Enloe and Eugenia J. Dodson Chair in Diabetes Research and Head of the Immunogenetics Program at the Diabetes Research Institute, and Thomas Malek, Ph.D., Professor and Vice-Chair of Microbiology and Immunology at the...
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Thank you to all who made 2017 Kids' Carnival for a Cure a success last week! Read more via

Hundreds Join Together to Battle Diabetes During Kids’ Carnival for a Cure in Westbury
A reminder that tomorrow is Daylight Saving Time! At 2 AM, all clocks “spring forward."
We want to thank Dr. Qizhi Tang from the UCSF Transplantation Research Lab, who led a 2-day seminar for the DRI faculty and staff as part of the Lindsey Inserra-Hughes Immune Tolerance Seminar Series. Dr. Tang presented about the role of tregs and beta cells in curing type 1 diabetes and held a Q&A session.

This DRI seminar series was established to foster opportunities for faculty and staff...
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Collaboration is KEY in the work to cure diabetes! Thanks for sharing this great group pic from #HIRN2017, Human Islet Research Network.

Pictured below with DRI Director Dr. Camillo Ricordi are researchers Drs. Desmond Schatz, John Kaddis, Clive Wasserfall, and Mark Atkinson.
Happy to share that Beyond Type 1 Co-Founder Chef Sam Talbot will once again host our annual Out of the Kitchen event fresh out of his all-star appearance in Bravo's Top Chef season 14. Sam also won the show's first ever FB Live Quickfire Challenge last week. We're thrilled to have this talented and dedicated T1D advocate joining us! Check out this recent People feature and video of Sam in...
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Inside Top Chef Alum Sam Talbot’s Cozy Compact Brooklyn Kitchen
#InternationalWomensDay: Friday, March 10, 2017 the DRI will welcome Dr. Qizhi Tang from the UCSF Transplantation Research Lab as guest speaker in the latest Lindsey Inserra-Hughes Immune Tolerance Seminar Series.

This DRI seminar series was established to foster opportunities for faculty and staff members to meet, discuss their projects and approaches to immune tolerance and autoimmune...
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#InternationalWomensDay: Diana Velluto, Ph.D. - an assistant scientist and polymer chemist - helping fine tune encapsulation techniques to protect transplanted islets: [ Link ].
#InternationalWomensDay: DRI's Dr. Allison Bayer Awarded New Grants to Further Immune Tolerance Work Toward a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

DRI's Dr. Allison Bayer Awarded New Grants
#InternationalWomensDay: DRI's Marta Garcia-Contreras explains how tiny cell messengers may aid in establishing tolerance and halting autoimmunity in the latest Under the Microscope.

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This International Women's Day we celebrate all the talented, dedicated and great women at the Diabetes Research Institute and in labs all over the world who are working diligently to reach a diabetes cure! #InternationalWomensDay