Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, Inc.

Rating: 4.93 stars   27 reviews

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200 South Park Road Ste 100 Hollywood FL 33021 USA


The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide the Diabetes Research Institute with the funding necessary to cure diabetes now.  Founded in 1971 by a small group of parents of children with diabetes who were committed to finding a cure for this devastating disease, the DRI Foundation has evolved into an international coalition of business leaders, celebrities, research scientists, clinicians, families and other concerned individuals who have helped change both the scope and direction of diabetes research. Supported by private philanthropy, the DRI Foundation is the organization of choice for those who are serious, passionate and committed to finding a cure for their loved ones and millions of others with diabetes. For more information, visit DiabetesResearch.org or call 1-800-321-3437.

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Rating: 5 stars  

The D.R.I.F has been a part of my volunteer activities for around ten years, and they are incredibly well-organized and focused. Their mission it to cure diabetes, and they are very creative and forward thinking on involving the community on this topic and it's importance. I work with them on media presentations after decades in local news & network news. They are easily as organized and efficient as any top network TV producers when launching a web series or segment about their efforts to cure diabetes. Full disclosure: I was also a patient of the medical facility they support, the D.R.I., and helped by them as a patient as well even when my insurance coverage was spotty at best.

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I'm a type 1 diabetes research transplant patient since 2008. My quality of life is normal and I have excellent diabetes control. My average blood sugar for one year is 91. I have an A1C in normal range. I have not taken insulin since July21,2010 but who's counting! I'm still a diabetic but a healthy one. There is hope for a cure. Randi Fibus-Caster. randifastalker@yahoo.com

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I am so blessed to be associated with the DRI! I received an islet cell transplant and from day one every person I met at the DRI has given me, my family, and so many Type 1s unlimited hope! These are some of the most dedicated, compassionate, and brilliant(!) physicians/scientists/nurses I have ever met! My life and my family’s has truly been changed, not only because of the amazing transformation in my medical condition, but equally important, in the everlasting gift of hope and encouragement this wonderful team has given me and continues to give to so many Type 1s and their families! Thank you amazing DRI team and all DRI supporters!!

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Rating: 5 stars  

I became acquainted with the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation 11 years ago, shortly after my diagnosis with type 1 diabetes. I soon became a passionate supporter of the organization, as I quickly saw its unwavering commitment to a cure for type 1. I'm very close to the diabetes community, and understand I am unspeakably lucky to be associated to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation. The organization does outstanding work in its intelligent, passionate, dynamic and compassionate approach to cure-focused efforts. After almost a dozen years of proximity to the DRIF, I can confidently say I'll continue to unwaveringly support its efforts in any way I can - such is my trust in, positive experience with, and belief in the organization.

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