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Latest Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Stories

2014-02-11 12:27:38

The Biggest Loser RunWalk and The Biggest Loser Resorts Will Sponsor 5K Race at Annual Event Which Raises Funds for Diabetes Research Institute MIAMI, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation has once again teamed up with Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, for the DRI Walk for Diabetes & Family Fun Day. This marquee event along with The Biggest Loser RunWalk 5K will be held the morning of Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Sun Life...

2014-01-16 12:27:25

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NBA All-Star Ray Allen and his wife, Shannon, have teamed up with South Florida philanthropists Andria and Javier Holtz and their families to co-chair the Ray Allen Golf Classic and Ray of Hope Luncheon, benefiting the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) and JDRF. Formerly known as the DRI Golf and Tennis Classic and Friends Celebrating Friends Luncheon, both events will take place on January 27, 2014 at the exclusive La...

2013-12-12 12:26:59

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) today announced the appointment of Joshua Rednik as its new President and CEO effective January 6, 2014. Rednik brings to the organization 17 years of experience in the non-profit sector managing organizations and developing and executing multi-million dollar fundraising campaigns. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131212/DC32583) (Logo:...

2013-12-02 12:26:21

Jolly holiday fundraiser benefits Diabetes Research Institute Foundation NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yes, Virginia (and Emma, and Maria, and Max, and Willie...), there is a Santa Claus. To prove it, Ol' Saint Nick himself will send a personalized letter - complete with a North Pole stamp - to any child, in any part of the world for a minimum $15.00 donation to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation. This jolly holiday fundraiser kicks off this year on...

2013-05-20 16:26:16

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After successfully leading the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) for two decades, Robert A. Pearlman, 67, of Boca Raton, FL, announced that he will be stepping down from his position as president and CEO effective June 30, 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130520/DC17414) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120405/DC83112LOGO) Mr. Pearlman was recruited to the DRI Foundation in 1993, after a...

2013-01-02 16:22:15

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Natalie Geary, M.D., as executive vice president. She will be based in the organization's national headquarters, located at 200 South Park Road, Suite 100, Hollywood, FL, 33021, and is responsible for the Foundation's strategic planning operations, major gift development and donor relationship management. (Photo:...

2012-11-28 12:26:45

Jolly holiday fundraiser benefits Diabetes Research Institute Foundation HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yes, Virginia (and Emma, and Maria, and Max, and Willie...), there is a Santa Claus. To prove it, 'Ole Saint Nick will send a personalized letter - complete with a North Pole stamp - to any child, in any part of the world for a minimum $15.00 donation to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation. This jolly holiday fundraiser at www.SantaClausDRI2012.org is...

2012-09-20 06:31:30

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation and Insulin Nation, the first all-digital, interactive diabetes publication, are partnering to bring news about research toward a cure to the millions now living with this disease. Beginning this month, Insulin Nation will include an ongoing feature titled "Cure Insight" that highlights the cure-focused research underway at the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami and...

2011-11-01 10:59:00

DRI's unique research philosophy and promising research progress give patients and families real hope for a cure HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning today, the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation is giving those with diabetes and their loved ones continued hope for a cure with the launch of its "Reason to Believe" campaign. Kicking off National Diabetes Awareness Month, Reason to Believe, or r2b, will emphasize the organization's singular focus on curing...

2011-10-25 13:47:00

Viewers will learn about organization's singular focus on a cure and significant research progress HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its 'Living with Diabetes' series airing through the end of the year, The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television is featuring the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) in several segments to help educate viewers about diabetes and the progress being made toward a cure. The "Closing in on a Cure for Diabetes" segments begin airing...