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University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center shared Cosmopolitan Club of Aurora, IL's event.

The Cosmopolitan Club of Aurora, IL has been incredibly generous in their support of programming for kids with diabetes at the Kovler Diabetes Center. Please consider attending their annual wine tasting fundraiser to help them do more for individuals with diabetes across the region!

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Wine Tasting

Apr 28, 6:30pm

This is the 6th Annual Wine Tasting fundraising event for the Cosmopolitan Club of Aurora. Tickets are $25 per person an includes 5 wine tastings and Hors D'oeuvres. Proceeds from the event will benefit ADA Camp Scholarships, Research for a CURE to Diabetes, and Paws Saving Lives (DADs). There will be unique basket raffles and 50/50 bank. You can purchase tickets from any club member. Tickets will be available at the door. Contact: Paul Smith at 630-802-0121 or email him at mooseman0052@gmail.com

University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center added 13 new photos to the album: Kovler for Kids Goes Rock Climbing!

A few highlights from the Kovler Diabetes Center's fun family education event on March 11th, 2017.
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A few highlights from the Kovler Diabetes Center's fun family education event on March 11th, 2017.

University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center shared their event.

We have an important announcement! We have had so many people register for our upcoming Living Well with Diabetes seminar on Diabetes and Exercise that we have decided to change the location in order to accommodate more individuals.

The NEW location is the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) 4th Floor Atrium.

However spots are still filling quickly! To learn more and register, please click below:
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Living Well with Diabetes Seminar: Diabetes and Exercise

Mar 25, 9:30am

University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center

Diabetes and Exercise: How to Get Moving and Feel Good! Exercise is beneficial for everyone, especially individuals with diabetes. But you don't have to run a marathon or log hours at the gym to experience the benefits! Join us to learn more about diabetes and exercise including tips and tricks for incorporating more activity into your routine, how to eat to fuel an active lifestyle, and more! And make sure to dress comfortably and lace up your sneakers for a fun, all abilities Zumba class to end the morning. FREE registration includes coffee, LUNCH buffet, goodie bag and voucher for free parking Date: 25 March 2017 Time: 9:30a - 12:30pm Location: University of Chicago Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM), 5758 S Maryland Ave, Chicago IL 60637 Questions? Email diabetes@uchospitals.edu or call 773.702.2371 and select option 5 to leave a message.

University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center shared their event.

LAST CHANCE to register for our fun, FREE event for families with type 1 diabetes on March 11th!

Parents: challenge our diabetes educators with your toughest questions and learn tips and tricks from other families living with type 1 diabetes.

Kids: learn the ropes and try to climb to the top of the climbing wall! Supervised rock climbing instruction is for kids 5 and over, with other activities for the younger kids.

This is also an opportunity for the entire family to be screened for their risk of developing type 1 diabetes by the Diabetes TrialNet Chicagoland team!

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Kovler for Kids Goes Rock Climbing!

Mar 11, 3:00pm

Evanston Athletic Club

Join the University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center for a fun rock climbing adventure for the whole family! For kids: Learn the ropes and climb your way to the top of EVAC's climbing walls! For parents: Learn tips and tricks to manage sick days, to help your child take a greater responsibility for their care, and more wit our expert team of diabetes educators There will also be Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet screening available at the event. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to get the whole family screened for their risk for developing type 1 diabetes. Event is FREE and open to any family with children living with type 1 diabetes. Registration includes: ~Complimentary dinner ~Supervised rock climbing instruction for kids age 5-12 ~Supervised activities for children under age 5 ~Goodie bags for each family!

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Today is #RareDiseasesDay! Have you heard of neonatal diabetes? Visit our website to learn more: monogenicdiabetes.uchicago.edu/what-is-monogenic-diabetes/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Becky WhiteMy son was diagnosed at 6 months old last April, all test came bk in favour of t1.

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University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes CenterHi Becky White, we encourage you to enroll in our monogenic diabetes registry anyway. All individuals diagnosed under 12 months are eligible to join and it may be beneficial if new discoveries are made. Our team can also review your case and let you know if they recommend further testing. You can read more and register here: monogenicdiabetes.uchicago.edu/mody-registry/

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University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center added an event.

Diabetes and Exercise: How to Get Moving and Feel Good!

Exercise is beneficial for everyone, especially individuals with diabetes. But you don't have to run a marathon or log hours at the gym to experience the benefits! Join us to learn more about diabetes and exercise including tips and tricks for incorporating more activity into your routine, how to eat to fuel an active lifestyle, and more! And make sure to dress comfortably and lace up your sneakers for a fun, all abilities Zumba class to end the morning.

FREE registration includes coffee, LUNCH buffet, goodie bag and voucher for free parking

Date: 25 March 2017
Time: 9:30a - 12:30pm
Location: University of Chicago Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM), 5758 S Maryland Ave, Chicago IL 60637

Questions? Email diabetes@uchospitals.edu or call 773.702.2371 and select option 5 to leave a message.
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Living Well with Diabetes Seminar: Diabetes and Exercise

Mar 25, 9:30am

University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center

Diabetes and Exercise: How to Get Moving and Feel Good! Exercise is beneficial for everyone, especially individuals with diabetes. But you don't have to run a marathon or log hours at the gym to experience the benefits! Join us to learn more about diabetes and exercise including tips and tricks for incorporating more activity into your routine, how to eat to fuel an active lifestyle, and more! And make sure to dress comfortably and lace up your sneakers for a fun, all abilities Zumba class to end the morning. FREE registration includes coffee, LUNCH buffet, goodie bag and voucher for free parking Date: 25 March 2017 Time: 9:30a - 12:30pm Location: University of Chicago Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM), 5758 S Maryland Ave, Chicago IL 60637 Questions? Email diabetes@uchospitals.edu or call 773.702.2371 and select option 5 to leave a message.

University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center added an event.

Join the University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center for a fun rock climbing adventure for the whole family!

For kids: Learn the ropes and climb your way to the top of EVAC's climbing walls!

For parents: Learn tips and tricks to manage sick days, to help your child take a greater responsibility for their care, and more wit our expert team of diabetes educators

There will also be Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet screening available at the event. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to get the whole family screened for their risk for developing type 1 diabetes.


Event is FREE and open to any family with children living with type 1 diabetes. Registration includes:
~Complimentary dinner
~Supervised rock climbing instruction for kids age 5-12
~Supervised activities for children under age 5
~Goodie bags for each family!
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Kovler for Kids Goes Rock Climbing!

Mar 11, 3:00pm

Evanston Athletic Club

Join the University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center for a fun rock climbing adventure for the whole family! For kids: Learn the ropes and climb your way to the top of EVAC's climbing walls! For parents: Learn tips and tricks to manage sick days, to help your child take a greater responsibility for their care, and more wit our expert team of diabetes educators There will also be Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet screening available at the event. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to get the whole family screened for their risk for developing type 1 diabetes. Event is FREE and open to any family with children living with type 1 diabetes. Registration includes: ~Complimentary dinner ~Supervised rock climbing instruction for kids age 5-12 ~Supervised activities for children under age 5 ~Goodie bags for each family!

Do your kids have cabin fever yet?! Join Kovler for Kids for a fun, FREE rock climbing adventure at the Evanston Athletic Club on Saturday, March 11th from 3-6pm.

Registration includes supervised rock climbing instruction for kids age 5-12, educational sessions for parents with our expert diabetes educators, and dinner for everyone!

We will also be screening families for Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet at the event - if you have been considering participating, this is a fun, easy way to get everyone in the family screened at once.

Click here to register: goo.gl/forms/JlhXUN7rIEkwuMwG2
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Juan Carlos LopezSo it's only for family's with children's having diabetes?

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Did you know that if you have a family member with type 1 diabetes you are at a 15 times greater risk of developing type 1 diabetes yourself? Don't wait - get you and your family screened at the JDRF Illinois 2017 JDRF TypeOneNation Summit as part of the JDRF-sponsored study Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet. Screening is free! Register for TypeOneNation here: www.eventbrite.com/e/typeonenation-summit-illinois-2017-registration-29172845767

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2016 marks the Kovler Diabetes Center's 10th Anniversary. That is 10 years of excellence in patient care, research, community and education.

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY to amplify your impact by making a gift to the Kovler Diabetes Center in honor of American Diabetes Month. Together, we can do exponentially more over the next 10 years.

Make a gift here: www.cvent.com/d/6vq36t
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Patients with diabetes are at greater risk for depression, anxiety and other challenges. Kovler's Health and Wellness Program offers psychosocial support to all patients -- free of charge.

Amplify your impact. Make a gift to help support mental health and wellness care for all patients with diabetes in honor of American Diabetes Month: www.cvent.com/d/6vq36t
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"Diabetes is a disease involving body-wide vulnerability. By disrupting circulation, diabetes causes insidious damage to blood vessels that feed the limbs, heart, kidneys, brain and eyes. With reduced blood flow over time, worst-case scenarios include foot and leg amputation, kidney failure, heart disease and blindness."

Read on to learn more about how you can mitigate damage and keep up blood flow:

health.usnews.com/wellness/articles/2016-11-16/how-diabetes-can-sabotage-circulation
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Clinical research is essential to bring new technologies and treatments to patients in clinics across the country. Having the right tools helps to increase participation in clinical research studies and allows research to be completed more quickly.

Amplify your impact. Make a gift to help purchase a tablet for Kovler's research assistants in honor of American Diabetes Month: www.cvent.com/d/6vq36t
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Each new patient at the Kovler Diabetes Center goes home with a comprehensive patient guide. These guides present a valuable collection of information for patients and families to understand what resources are available to them at Kovler, how to manage care during sick days, and more.

Amplify your impact. Make a gift to help fund printing of patient guides for new patients at Kovler in honor of American Diabetes Month: www.cvent.com/d/6vq36t
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