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Jun 08, 2019, 13:00 ET Islet Transplant Recipients With Long-Term Insulin Independence Show Near-Normal Glucose Control

Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) evaluations in islet transplant recipients who have been insulin independent for an average of 10 years show...


Feb 19, 2019, 15:57 ET Diabetes Research Institute Scientists Engineer 'Suicide Genes' to Safely Grow Insulin-Producing Beta Cells from Stem Cells

Researchers have been advancing methods to generate insulin-producing beta cells from pluripotent stem cells (PSC) for the clinical treatment of type ...


Nov 28, 2018, 15:46 ET The Empire State Building & Four Other Notable NYC Buildings Turn Blue For The Empire Ball And A Diabetes Cure

On Wednesday, December 12, the New York City Skyline will have five buildings light up for one night to support one cause! In this historic event,...


Oct 17, 2018, 12:58 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...


Feb 22, 2018, 04:08 ET South Florida Families Will Step Up For A Diabetes Cure At 8th Annual DRI Walk For Diabetes & Family Fun Day Presented By Walgreens

Thousands of families will join The DRI Walk for Diabetes & Family Fun Day Presented by Walgreens and the DRIHope4aCure 5K/10K Run & Kids' Fun Run on ...


Jan 22, 2018, 06:58 ET Supermodel Izabel Goulart Shows "Love" for the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Through Charitable Giving App Elbi

Supermodel Izabel Goulart posted a video today on the newly relaunched Elbi app in support of her favorite cause, the Diabetes Research Institute....


Dec 12, 2017, 10:12 ET Diabetes Research Institute Director Camillo Ricordi, M.D., Named a Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Camillo Ricordi, M.D., director of the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has been named a Fellow of...


Nov 09, 2017, 11:50 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 Ball,...


Nov 08, 2017, 11:34 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, like ...


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, 12:02 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 for...


Oct 18, 2016, 01:50 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 at ...


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 will...


Jun 09, 2016, 02:52 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, 03:29 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 DRI...


Feb 11, 2016, 05:39 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 age 30, ...


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...


Aug 26, 2015, 10:10 ET Diabetes Research Institute Successfully Transplants First Patient In Pilot BioHub Trial

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, 01:22 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 suspense,...


Apr 27, 2015, 11:27 ET "Top Chef" Star Sam Talbot and Some of Miami's Hottest Chefs to Turn Up the Heat on Diabetes at "Out of the Kitchen" Event

Competing for a top spot in Bravo's Top Chef TV series, while being judged by world-renowned culinary masters in front of millions of viewers has not ...


Mar 05, 2015, 11:44 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 Foundation and the nation's largest drugstore chain, Walgreens, are teaming up for the annual DRI Walk for Diabetes & ...


Oct 06, 2014, 04:07 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...