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2014-04-02 12:31:36

A vision for Canadians with diabetes to live to their full potential OTTAWA, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - On April 7, 2014, World Health Day, the Canadian Diabetes Association will host events across the country to introduce the Diabetes Charter for Canada (Charter), which supports a shared voice for the diabetes community and presents a common vision for diabetes prevention and management, support and care. The goal of the Charter is to inspire a grassroots initiative to create...

2014-01-07 12:27:22

--Research program will investigate an exciting new hypothesis about lost beta cell function in type 1 diabetes that may change our basic understanding of the disease and lead to novel prevention and restoration therapies-- NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JDRF announced today the funding of an approximately $1 million collaboration with the University of Michigan's Brehm Center and the Brehm Coalition to evaluate a new hypothesis on why beta cells lose their ability...

2013-07-31 16:27:39

One Person Dies of Diabetes-Related Causes Every 90 Minutes in New York City NEW YORK, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Health Department today released new data on New York City's growing diabetes epidemic. According to the Health Department's Community Health Survey, from 2002 to 2012, the proportion of adults with diabetes increased by 33% - from 8% to 10.7%. The Health Department estimates that in 2012 there were 667,000 New Yorkers with diabetes, an increase of more than...

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:...