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Nov 09, 2017, 12:50 ET The Empire State Building To Go Blue For Empire Ball And Diabetes Cure

The iconic, world-renowned Empire State Building will illuminate in sparkling blue on Wednesday, Dec. 13 to commemorate the 34th annual Empire...


Nov 08, 2017, 12:34 ET NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed Makes a Pit Stop at Diabetes Research Institute on Give Miami Day

NASCAR champion driver Ryan Reed will be giving back in a big way this Give Miami Day and Diabetes Awareness Month – with a special visit to the...


Oct 23, 2017, 15:34 ET Families Help Bounce Away Diabetes (B.A.D.) at Multiple Sky Zone Trampoline Parks During November's Diabetes Awareness Month

Families who are #PumpedToJump to help find a cure for diabetes should join Bounce Away Diabetes (B.A.D.) at various participating Sky Zone parks...


Apr 27, 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...


Apr 12, 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,...


Apr 03, 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...


Feb 08, 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...


Oct 18, 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...


Oct 13, 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...


Jun 09, 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...


Feb 18, 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...


Feb 11, 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...


Sep 09, 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...


Apr 30, 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...


Oct 06, 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...


May 01, 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...


Feb 11, 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...


Jan 16, 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...


Dec 12, 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...


Dec 02, 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…),...


Nov 04, 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...


Oct 22, 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...


May 20, 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,...


May 01, 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...


Apr 09, 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...