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A Generous Pledge Launches the DRI’s Young Investigator Program

A Generous Pledge Launches the DRI’s Young Investigator Program

Steve Hudson and Holly Hudson Bodenweber learned early on the importance of philanthropy and giving back thanks to their father, Whit Hudson, who was a respected businessman and longtime resident of Fort Lauderdale, FL. Whit was a dedicated supporter of organizations...

Inside Our Labs: Diabetes Research Institute

Inside Our Labs: Diabetes Research Institute

https://youtu.be/oMTgLKJnhqE Have you ever taken a tour of the research facility at the Diabetes Research Institute? For families affected by diabetes, it can be a hair-raising experience with the realization that so many talented and passionate scientific experts are...

Coming soon to a city near you!

Coming soon to a city near you!

COMING SOON TO A CITY NEAR YOU! MIAMI, FL – April 13, 2021 – The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) is ramping up plans for a national expansion through our newly created regional model. For all of us in the diabetes community and here at DRIF, we feel the...

Diabetes and COVID-19 Link

Diabetes and COVID-19 Link

https://youtu.be/BorhiYFB1ds Even with millions of people getting their vaccines, did you know that many experts are saying that COVID-19 may be causing new cases of diabetes? New research has found that 14% of people hospitalized due to COVID-19 then developed...

Diabetes Management: Tips on healthy eating when stressed

Diabetes Management: Tips on healthy eating when stressed

https://youtu.be/xiVA6IGhi74 Diabetes Management can be stressful. Stress can be a major barrier to effective glucose control. Here are some tips to helping manage your nutrition especially when you are stressed.  Tips on healthy eating when stressed1. Don’t...

DRI Director Camillo Ricordi MD Advances to a New Role

DRI Director Camillo Ricordi MD Advances to a New Role

It is with great pleasure that the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) announces that Dr. Camillo Ricordi, the Director of the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine since 1993, will advance to a new leadership...

DRI’s Dr. Jay Skyler Outlines the 4 Ideal Therapeutic Goals in T1D

DRI’s Dr. Jay Skyler Outlines the 4 Ideal Therapeutic Goals in T1D

Making science accessible is a top priority at the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation so that we can stay connected to our community and keep you updated on the latest advancements happening at the Diabetes Research Institute. Although we are unable to host tours...

2020 Year in Review: DRI Progress Report

2020 Year in Review: DRI Progress Report

From unpredictable and unprecedented to challenging and surreal, 2020 was a year like no other. And while it tested our fortitude and transformed the way we work, it never once distracted us from our singular mission. At the Diabetes Research Institute and Foundation,...

Living with Diabetes: Managing your nutrition

Living with Diabetes: Managing your nutrition

https://youtu.be/XKyD3xZu8j4 Eat right, exercise, and get enough sleep. It’s great advice for healthy living! When you’re living with type one diabetes, that same advice holds true. Finding the balance is critically important. Especially when it comes to balancing...

COVID Vaccines: What People with Diabetes Need to Know

COVID Vaccines: What People with Diabetes Need to Know

Amid the ongoing pandemic, the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) Foundation continues to focus on raising funds for finding a cure for diabetes. We're also tuned in to the needs of the diabetes community that we support. COVID-19 vaccinations are rolling out for...

A Message from DRIF CEO Sean Kramer on a Renewed Hope for 2021

A Message from DRIF CEO Sean Kramer on a Renewed Hope for 2021

(January 2021) Although 2020 was an unprecedented year filled with challenges, we are grateful to be able to look back at some achievements that were made in our search for a cure to diabetes, reminding us that Hope Isn't Quarantined. With 2020 in our near...

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