Are Contact Lenses the Next Breakthrough in Blood Glucose Monitoring?

If you have diabetes or know someone who does, you know that monitoring blood glucose levels is essential to good health. Through these readings, individuals can track whether their blood sugar is too high, too low, or just right. However, current methods include finger pricks to test blood or the insertion of tiny electrodes under […]

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Living with Diabetes: Healthy Eating and Exercise

One of the biggest challenges many people face in living with diabetes is diet. You must always be vigilant about what you eat, when you eat, and how it will affect your blood-glucose level. Understanding carb counting and ensuring you balance your meals with protein and healthy fat as well is essential.  The more familiar […]

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Diabetes Research Connection 2016 Year in Review

This past year has been a big one for us at Diabetes Research Connection. Our donors have stepped up to the plate and helped us fund research towards treating, curing and preventing type 1 diabetes. In fact, in 2016 we were able to raise more than $490,000 thanks to the support of our donors. We’re […]

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Meet the DRC Board: Alberto Hayek, M.D.

At the Diabetes Research Connection, our passion is working together with the scientific community to find a way to treat, cure and prevent type 1 diabetes, and our board is dedicated to helping achieve our vision. 2016 has been a monumental year for us, as we’ve raised more money than ever before for early-career scientists’ […]

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How to Honor National Diabetes Month

Diabetes affects more than 29 million Americans and is the 7th leading cause of death in the US today. While Diabetes Research Connection fights to find a cure for type 1 diabetes every month, we give an extra push during the month of November for National Diabetes Month. There are many ways you can contribute […]

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Support a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes on Gladitood

Millions of children and adults struggle with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Throughout the month of October, we’ll be raising money to help find a cure on Gladitood, a crowdfunding platform that helps nonprofits raise funds for important causes. This is an exciting opportunity but we need your help Consider Autumn, a woman in her mid-20s […]

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An Important Talk About The Importance Of Diabetes Awareness

Original article published by The Huffington Post. Click here to read the original article. National Diabetes Awareness Month is right around the corner, and it brings up the concern regarding how huge of an issue diabetes really is. A spokesperson from Diabetes Research Connection has agreed to answer some questions regarding Type 1 diabetes and […]

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Introducing Our New Type 1 Diabetes Resource Center

As an organization devoted to making a difference in the lives of those with type 1 diabetes and their caretakers by funding innovative scientific researching into ways to treat, cure and prevent T1D, it’s important to us that we’re supporting those with T1D in any way we can. In a recent survey sent to our […]

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Get Involved in Innovative Type 1 Diabetes Research

We were established in 2012 by five proponents of diabetes research, and our visionis to support innovative scientific inquiry until type 1 diabetes is eliminated. However, we can’t do it without the valuable contributions from our donors and supporters. Want to get involved in type 1 diabetes research? Read below to find out how you […]

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Thank You For Attending The Brews & Blood Sugar Event

The Diabetes Research Connection and the diaTribe Foundation would like to thank everyone who attended the “Brews & Blood Sugar” event on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at the Stone Brewing Taproom in San Diego, CA. Over 100 people sampled beer from one of San Diego’s premier breweries, learned how different varieties of beer affect blood sugar […]

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