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27 Apr, 2017, 16:23 ET Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Recognizes the #T1DSuperhero on April 28, National Superhero Day

A #T1DSuperhero might not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but those with type 1 diabetes take heroic actions every single day to...


12 Apr, 2017, 16:33 ET New Findings Reinforce Possible Role of High-Dose Vitamin D and Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Halting Type 1 Diabetes Progression

There is a great need to identify "safe" and effective therapies that may prevent and positively impact the progression of autoimmune disorders,...


03 Apr, 2017, 15:26 ET Top Chef's Sam Talbot and Miami's Hottest Chefs Team Up for Annual Event to Support Diabetes Research Institute

Some of the most popular chefs from across South Florida will treat guests to the best seat in the house at the annual Out of the Kitchen event...


08 Feb, 2017, 13:02 ET Run For Free At Annual Miami DRIHOPE4ACURE 5K/10K/Kids Super Hero Fun Run Against Diabetes

South Florida residents of all ages are encouraged to lead a healthier life by participating in the DRIHOPE4ACURE 5k/10k/Kids Super Hero Fun Run...


18 Oct, 2016, 13:50 ET Diabetes Research Institute's Alberto Pugliese, M.D. Receives The J. Enloe And Eugenia J. Dodson Chair In Diabetes Research

Immune tolerance leader Alberto Pugliese, M.D., was presented with the J. Enloe and Eugenia J. Dodson Chair in Diabetes Research during a ceremony...


13 Oct, 2016, 10:20 ET Diabetes Research Institute Launches Lindsey Inserra-Hughes Immune Tolerance Seminar Series to Advance Immunology Research for Type 1 Diabetes

The Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation today...


09 Jun, 2016, 14:52 ET First Type 1 Diabetes Patient in Europe is Free from Insulin Therapy after Undergoing Diabetes Research Institute's BioHub Transplant Technique

 A 41-year-old man who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 11 has become the first patient in Europe to discontinue insulin therapy after...


18 Feb, 2016, 15:29 ET The DRI Walk for Diabetes & Family Fun Day Presented by Walgreens: Stepping Up to Help Find a Cure for Diabetes

 The Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) Foundation and the nation's largest drugstore chain, Walgreens, are teaming up again for the 6th annual...


11 Feb, 2016, 17:39 ET Diabetes Research Institute Celebrates a Decade of Freedom from Insulin Injections for Third Islet Transplant Patient

 Celebrating a significant 10-year milestone, Tallahassee resident Chris Schuh, 64, is grateful to be alive. Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at...


09 Sep, 2015, 12:59 ET Diabetes Research Institute's First Patient In BioHub Trial No Longer Requires Insulin Therapy

The Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, announced today that the first...


30 Apr, 2015, 13:22 ET More Than Three Dozen Bestselling Authors Collaborate On Limited Edition Digital Sets To Support Diabetes Research Institute

 It's an offer no avid reader can resist and makes for a great Mother's Day gift: three limited-edition digital boxed sets containing 39...


06 Oct, 2014, 16:07 ET Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Appoints Barbara Tavrow As Senior Vice President

The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) announced the appointment of Barbara Tavrow as senior vice president.  A veteran nonprofit...


01 May, 2014, 06:00 ET Bestselling Author Brenda Novak Creates the Motherlode of Romance Anthologies for the 10th Anniversary of Her Annual Online Auction for Diabetes

 Romance lovers rejoice! USA Today and New York Times bestselling romance author Brenda Novak is celebrating the 10th anniversary of her annual...


11 Feb, 2014, 13:11 ET Diabetes Research Institute's "Walk for Diabetes and Family Fun Day Presented by Walgreens" Set for Saturday, March 8

 The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation has once again teamed up with Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, for the DRI Walk...


16 Jan, 2014, 10:38 ET Miami Heat's Ray Allen Gears Up for the Ray Allen Golf Classic and Ray of Hope Luncheon Benefiting Diabetes Research Institute Foundation and JDRF

NBA All-Star Ray Allen and his wife, Shannon, have teamed up with South Florida philanthropists Andria and Javier Holtz and their families to...


12 Dec, 2013, 11:28 ET Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Appoints Joshua Rednik President and CEO

The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) today announced the appointment of Joshua Rednik as its new President and CEO effective January...


02 Dec, 2013, 12:01 ET Santa Claus Can Pen A Personal Note To Your Child This Christmas

Jolly holiday fundraiser benefits Diabetes Research Institute Foundation  Yes, Virginia (and Emma, and Maria, and Max, and Willie…),...


04 Nov, 2013, 15:13 ET Win A Cruise With Country Music's Biggest Stars And Help Support Diabetes Research Institute

 Country music fans far and wide can enter to win a seven-day excursion for two on Country Cruising's mega-concert at sea while supporting the...


22 Oct, 2013, 12:06 ET Barry Gibb Helps Diabetes Research Institute Commemorate 40 Years Of Love And Hope

Music legend to give exclusive concert at Love and Hope Ball on Valentine's Weekend!  While Barry Gibb and his band have been...


20 May, 2013, 15:27 ET Diabetes Research Institute Foundation President and CEO Robert A. Pearlman Stepping Down After 20 Years

 After successfully leading the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) for two decades, Robert A. Pearlman, 67, of Boca Raton, FL,...


01 May, 2013, 06:00 ET Bestselling Author Brenda Novak Hosts Annual Online Auction For Diabetes Research In Honor Of Recently Diagnosed 2-year-old Ben

Brenda Novak, a USA Today and New York Times bestselling author, has raised more than $1.6 million with her annual Online Auction for Diabetes...


09 Apr, 2013, 15:26 ET Thousands To Walk With Walgreens And Diabetes Research Institute Toward Better Health And A Cure For Diabetes

 Step by step, Walgreens of South Florida and the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) Foundation are moving toward a cure for diabetes...


05 Mar, 2013, 09:00 ET Diabetes Research Institute Tests BioHub Mini Organ to Restore Natural Insulin Production in Type 1 Diabetes

New platform mimics native pancreas, contains real cells to normalize blood sugar in real time Scientists from the Diabetes Research...


07 Feb, 2013, 12:01 ET Reality TV Singing Sensation Carly Rose Sonenclar highlights 10th Annual Kids Party for a Cure

 She astounded millions across the nation with her voice and poise. Now, 13-year-old singing sensation and television reality show star Carly...


14 Jan, 2013, 13:14 ET $2 Million Gift Names Fred and Mabel R. Parks Cell Supply Center at the Diabetes Research Institute

The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation announced today that the Fred and Mabel R. Parks Foundation has made a $2 million gift to establish the...