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November 2011
Cure-Focused Research
 
 

Updates from the Labs @ Diabetes 2.0 >> Online

 
It's that time again for Diabetes 2.0, the DRI's annual research update, presented online!  Tune in anytime, from your desk or your couch, to hear directly from DRI scientists about the latest progress toward a cure made in the last year.
 
>> Watch videos
 


Dr. Camillo Ricordi speaks about a cure for diabetes.

 

 


 
Under the Microscope with Dr. Bendala
 
Juan Dominguez-Bendala, Ph.D., launched our stem cell research program a decade ago and says there's no other discipline in the history of medicine that has advanced as fast as stem cell research.  Now, he goes Under the Microscope so you can get a closer look at his important work.
 
>> Read Q&A
>> Watch stem cell video
>> Watch reprogramming cells video
 

Juan Dominguez-Bendala, Ph.D.
Dr. Juan Dominguez-Bendala 

 

 

 
   
UM Ranked No. 38 in US News "Best Colleges"
 

In US News & World Report's annual "Best Colleges" issue, the University of Miami has risen nine points and remains the highest ranked school in Florida.  

 
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  Please make a donation to the DRI today! Click here to donate.
 
Living With Diabetes
 
 
Driving with Diabetes - 8 Safe Tips
 
Many of us will be traveling for the holidays.  Before you hit the road, make sure you read these eight safety tips. 

 

>> Read 8 Tips   
 


It's a good idea to wear your medical ID bracelet on long road trips.

 
 
       
 
It's all a Balancing Act
 
All month long The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television has been running segments about the DRI plus tips about living with diabetes.  Have you been watching?
 
>> See The Balancing Act coverage
>> Read other recent news about the DRI
 


Host Danielle Knox helps raise awareness during Diabetes Month.

 
 
Get Involved
 
 
What's your r2b?
 
Do you have Reason to Believe in a cure?  If so, "don't do nothing," says Diabetes Dad Tom Karlya.  Join the Diabetes Diplomats and raise money for a cure.  It's so easy a Kindergartener can do it - and has!
 
>> Get Involved
>> View Reason to Believe videos
 

Diabetes Research Institute Foundation's Reason to Believe campaign kicks off National Diabetes Awareness Month.

 
 
                                                                                                          
 
Send a Holiday eCard
 
Send a special gift of hope in honor of your loved ones with diabetes.  We offer attractive eCards for the holidays, as well as for other occassions.
 
>> View eCards
 

Send a Christmas eCard and support the DRI!
We offer Christmas, Hanukkah and holiday-generic eCards.

 
 
                                                                                                        
 
Shopping Anyone?
 
Bloomingdale's 59th Street in Manhattan will celebrate its newly-renovated Fine Jewelry department with a portion of sales going to the DRI.  Meanwhile on Long Island, Americana Manhasset will hold its annual shopping benefit, Champions for Charity, where you can designate the DRI as the beneficiary.

 

>> Learn more about Bloomingdale's
>> Learn more about Champions for Charity
     
 
                  
 
Other Upcoming Events and Photo Galleries
 
We're in the midst of a season-full of events!  Check out what's coming up in your area, or visit the photo gallery of a recent event you attended.
 
>> The Ron Darling Foundation Texas Hold'em
>> Empire Ball
>> Love and Hope Ball
>> Calendar of Events
>> Photo Gallery
 

Orange Coat Fall Into Fashion 2011
Were you there?  See event photos and more!

   
 
 
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Did you join the Big Blue Test?  Read more>
   
  The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television is featuring the Diabetes Research Institute and Foundation throughout November, National Diabetes Awareness Month.
   
 

 

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