Chances are, someone you know and love suffers from diabetes. It may be yourself, your child or another relative, a teacher, friend or co-worker... diabetes is widespread and occurs in all socioeconomic groups. I don't have to tell you that diabetes is a devastating disease that causes incredible pain and suffering. It robs children of the freedom and innocence of what should be a happy and carefree childhood; takes lives prematurely; and causes worry about an uncertain future while trying to manage diabetes every minute of every day. The one thing everyone who is touched by this disease hopes and prays for is a cure for diabetes. Among the many charities and organizations devoted to caring for diabetes patients and educating the public about diabetes, there is only one national organization solely devoted to finding a cure for diabetes: the Diabetes Research Institute. This has been their singular goal since this organization was founded, almost four decades ago. They maintain this steadfast commitment by putting the patient front and center of everything they do.
With this strategy in mind, their scientists are driven by a sense of urgency and pursue only research findings that show true potential to benefit people living with diabetes. They have pioneered new therapies to restore insulin production and reversed diabetes in patients involved in ongoing clinical trials. Their progress has truly changed the lives of many people affected by diabetes. The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation plays a major role in supporting the Institute’s research programs. From providing the seed funding for jumpstarting new ideas to ensuring the continuation of promising research projects, their Foundation makes research progress possible. For the millions of families affected by diabetes who are looking to support an organization with a clear mission, the Diabetes Research Institute is the best hope for a cure.
You can help the Diabetes Research Institute succeed in their mission through many of the following: Donations, attending fundraiser events, organize an event or create a donations webpage*, and numerous other activities which you can find on this page. Every dollar donated helps to finance more research so that one day we can say that diabetes is no longer a problem, because the cure has been found.
*Like this one, which I made: http://diabetesdiplomats.kintera.org/mizlydia
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