JDRF Illinois Names Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman 'Best of Illinois' for His Efforts to Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes
JDRF Illinois honored Mr. Tullman at its annual Best of
"I am honored to be recognized by JDRF Illinois, however the real reward will come only when we win the race to find a cure for diabetes once and for all," said Mr. Tullman, whose son and niece have type-1 diabetes. "I'm very optimistic that, through JDRF's cutting-edge research, which includes the Artificial Pancreas and other important breakthroughs, and the generosity of tens of thousands of supporters around the world, we will find a cure for this terrible disease, which millions of us confront in our own families every day."
Mr. Tullman is a longtime active supporter and advocate for JDRF and has contributed to raising millions of dollars in search of a cure, along with his family's own contributions, which are measured in the millions. He also has encouraged Allscripts, the leading provider of Electronic Health Records, to become a lead sponsor of JDRF volunteer fundraising events in
"Glen Tullman is a passionate and selfless advocate of the JDRF cause who has worked to advance the cause for many years both through his volunteer activities and his many generous gifts to the Foundation," said
ABOUT JUVENILE DIABETES RESEARCH FOUNDATION
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International was founded in 1970 by the parents of children with type 1 diabetes and is the world's largest charitable funder and advocate of type 1 diabetes research. The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. JDRF provided more than
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