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July 2013
Cure Research

Dr. Ricordi Gives Keynote

Dr. Ricordi served as Honorary Chairman at the recent International Congress of the Cell Transplant Society in Milan, Italy.  Hear his keynote address.

We also went "Under the Microscope" with Dr. Ricordi, who addresses progress on the DRI BioHub.  Read his latest Q&A now
>> Read "Under the Micrscope" Q&A
>> Watch video of keynote address

Dr. Ricordi gives keynote address at CTS 2013 



Quality Assurance for Patients
For clinical trial use, like for the DRI BioHub, it is integral to have control over quality and safety.  The DRI was one of the first cGMP-compliant facilities in an academic setting and one of four facilities that have earned these prestigious accreditations.
>> Read article

DRI researchers are working toward discovering a cure for diabetes.



  Please make a donation to the DRI today! Click here to donate.
Diabetes & You

PEP TALK: Heading Off to College

Every parent worries when their children leave the nest for college.  With diabetes, there are even more challenges and concerns.  Read tips and advice from some of our PEP Squad families.
>> Read article
>> Join the PEP Squad on Facebook

College kids  

Back to School with Diabetes
It's that time of year again.  Make sure your child's teacher -- and all caregivers like the bus driver -- know how to help your child.  Provide them with this easy-to-read, 8-page guide that can be personalized with your child's needs.


>> Download the school brochure
>> Read Managing Tips for School 

An apple a day...

Get Involved
DRI Merchandise
Diabetes Diplomat Jonathan Berman, 12, who has T1D, created the official DRI Merchandise Shop online (with a little help from mom, Michelle).  Get this awesome beach tote and more cool stuff while supporting Jonathan and the DRI. 
>> Shop now
>> See what other Diabetes Diplomats are doing


Hit the beach with a cool DRI bag!

The IRA Rollover is back through December 31, 2013.  Now is the time to take advantage of this popular way to support the causes that are important to you.   
>> Learn more

Rollover!  Good dog.

Did You Walk with Walgreens?
The Walk with Walgreens Family Fun Day & Health Fair, coupled with "scannable" sales at the registers, raised more than $400,000 for the DRI.  Check out this awesome video from the spring event featuring a few friends you might know! 


>> Watch video
>> Read event recap with photos

Support Our Work While Doing Yours

The Combined Federal Campaign and other workplace giving campaigns are starting soon.  Please select the DRI and encourage coworkers to do the same.

>> Learn more

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