An update from a recent PEP Talk, where we introduced Brooke (diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 3) who is graduating from high school this June and making the transition from living at home with her parents to moving on campus on her own. Brooke decided to enroll in the Diabetes Research Institute's Mastering Your Diabetes: A Survival Guide to College and Beyond to prepare her, and in the...
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Some Throwback Thursday pics from the 14th Annual “Cooking for a Cure” event. The dinner is co-chaired by Nassau County Legislator and DRI Foundation board member Delia DeRiggi-Whitton and Rebecca Castronovo. Both women have daughters who were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at a very young age and have been deeply involved with the DRI for years. Thanks to our dedicated chairs and all who made...
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Some Throwback Thursday pics from the 14th Annual Cooking for a Cure
Such a cute, feel-good story! Kudos to Stafford High for being so supportive of student Andrew - who has type 1 diabetes - and his adorable diabetes alert dog, Alpha. More via Mashable
Such a cute feelgood story Kudos to Stafford High for being so

Adorable service dog gets the best school yearbook photo

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Dr. Juan Dominguez-Bendala, head of stem cell development at the Diabetes Research Institute, recently welcomed into his lab Rick and Margarita Tonkinson, who have offered to match every dollar donated through June 18, 2017 -- up to $50,000!

Get a close-up view of Dr. Dominguez-Bendala's lab and learn about the progress he's been making since last year's #MultiplyCellSupply effort. Hear from...
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Great to see the Love and Hope committee's gala once again make BizBash's annual Top 100 South Florida Events list - coming in at #8 in the Benefit category. Bizbash selects community/social events that make the most impact in South Florida year after year. And there's no doubt this gala has been an important part in our work toward a cure - raising critical funds for DRI's research for...
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Diabetes Research Institute Foundation’s Love & Hope Ball

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Join us and Miami Marlins Pitcher Dustin McGowan - who hasn't let type 1 diabetes stop him from being a talented player in the MLB - during the team's Diabetes Awareness Day at Marlins Park if you're in the Miami area next Sunday, May 28!

The Marlins will donate a portion of ticket sales toward our cure-focused research. Visit DRIFBaseball.org for tickets!
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DRI’s Dr. Wendy Satin Rapaport, who helped create the PEP Squad (Parents Empowering Parents) support group for parents of children with type 1 diabetes, co-authored a book titled Friendship Matters about how adult friendships are the key to a happy life. Clearly, friendship is a big help and support for people affected by diabetes.

If you're in the South Florida area Sunday, May 21, 2017 you...
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DRIs Dr Wendy Satin Rapaport who helped create the PEP Squad Parents

DR. WENDY RAPAPORT & DR. SANDRA BERNSTEIN - Friendship Matters: Memoir, Life Lessons, Laughter - Gables | Books & Books

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A safety alert and update from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for those with T2D who use the diabetes medicine canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet, Invokamet XR).

More here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
A safety alert and update from the US Food and Drug Administration
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The 12th DREAMS in the City gala benefiting the cure-focused work of the Diabetes Research Institute was held earlier this month in New York. The evening’s honorees were The Besner Family – Leslie Hsu Besner, Greg Besner, and their daughters, Willa and Lana and Willa's Wish Foundation. Check out all the pics and details in link below.
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2017 DREAMS in the City Pics + Recap

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"My mom has been my greatest supporter through the lowest of lows and highest of highs and for that and so many other traits and qualities, I want to scream an echoing, I love you! Mom, I love you!" #MothersDay
My mom has been my greatest supporter through the lowest of lows

PEP Talk: A Love That Knows No Bounds

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Mother's Day is tomorrow. Here's an eCard that supports the work toward a diabetes cure.
Mother's Day is tomorrow Here's an eCard that supports the work toward a diabetes cure

Send Mom an eCard to Support the Diabetes Research Institute

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Congratulations to diaTribe®'s Adam Brown on the launch of his book, Bright Spots & Landmines: The Diabetes Guide I Wish Someone Had Handed Me, this week. Adam pulls from his own experiences to help others living with diabetes and provides hundreds of actionable strategies for better management.

It's available as a name-your-own-price download ($0+) and on Amazon in paperback ($6.99) and...
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Congratulations to diaTribes Adam Brown on the launch of his book Bright
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We want to express our gratitude to d-parents Tunde and Zabrina for sharing their son Jalen's story with attendees at the Don Strock Diabetes Golf Classic today. This event - which Tunde has supported for several years - and its mission to raise funds for a cure became even more personal for him and his family last year when Jalen was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. We won't stop until we...
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Tournament hosts Don Strock and Bruce Fishbein strike a pose with Dan Marino at the Don Strock Diabetes Golf Classic benefiting the DRI.
Tournament hosts Don Strock and Bruce Fishbein strike a pose with Dan
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A message from Miami Dolphins Alum QB Don Strock from his annual tournament benefiting the Diabetes Research Institute's work to cure diabetes.

Don's support of the DRI began shortly after a chance meeting with a child with type 1 diabetes years ago - whose story and challenges with the disease moved him greatly.
Last year's successful Match Challenge continues today with a generous, new matching gift! Longtime supporters Rick and Margarita Tonkinson will match every dollar donated to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation through June 18, 2017-- up to $50,000!

This will help DRI scientists in the area of cell supply, and thanks to your support during our last effort, we have made additional...
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Last years successful Match Challenge continues today with a generous new matching
DRI Certified Diabetes Educator Lory Gonzalez addresses causes, dangers and important tips when dealing with hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia in this recent U.S. News and World Report article.

DRI's Education and Nutrition Services offers several management classes for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Enroll here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
DRI Certified Diabetes Educator Lory Gonzalez addresses causes dangers and important tips

How Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia Can Hurt Your Health

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The Alpaca Gnomes are rocking the stage right now at the Concert for a Cure in Bridgeport, CT. Big thanks to Steven and Lauren Field for hosting this family event - where 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) and our sole purpose of reaching a diabetes cure.

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The Alpaca Gnomes are rocking the stage right now at the Concert
A Flashback Friday to last year's Don Strock Diabetes Golf Classic. Next week, on May 10, is the 34th Don Strock Diabetes Golf Classic in Miami, FL - which is hosted annually by former Miami Dolphins QB Don Strock & local philanthropist Bruce Fishbein of The Produce Connection.

Tickets & Info: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Inside the 33rd Annual Don Strock Diabetes Golf Classic

NFL great Don Strock held his 33rd annual Don Strock Diabetes Golf Classic on Wednesday, May 14, and Emmanuel Altenor of Altenor Media/Basketball Bicker was ...

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