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In honor of Celiac Education Day, The UChicago Celiac Disease Center is conducting antibody screenings and a Q+A panel on October 21st at the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) on the 4th floor. Click the link in the post below for more information on how to get registered.

In recent years, researchers have found that 4-6% of Type 1 diabetes patients have celiac disease. Additionally, researchers believe many diabetes patients do not know they have celiac disease, as patients may not show symptoms. You can read more on this study, and how people with diabetes can be tested in the following link -> spectrum.diabetesjournals.org/content/15/3/197Registration for this year’s Celiac Education Day is now open. You must register and be on a gluten-containing diet if you want to receive a FREE antibody screening! www.cureceliacdisease.org/celiac-education-day/signup/
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In honor of Celiac Education Day, The UChicago Celiac Disease Center is conducting antibody screenings and a Q+A panel on October 21st at the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) on the 4th floor. Click the link in the post below for more information on how to get registered.In recent years, researchers have found that 4-6% of Type 1 diabetes patients have celiac disease. Additionally, researchers believe many diabetes patients do not know they have celiac disease, as patients may not show symptoms. You can read more on this study, and how people with diabetes can be tested in the following link -> http://spectrum.diabetesjournals.org/content/15/3/197

2 weeks ago

UChicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center

Join us for our 7th Annual Kovler for Kids Event at the Kohl Children's Museum on Sunday, November 5th from 9:00am-12:00pm. This is a FREE event open to any families who are affected by diabetes. You do NOT have to be a patient at Kovler to attend!

You'll learn from Kovler diabetes experts: Amy Hess-Fischl, Tina Drossos, Gail Gannon, and Dr. Louis Philipson about kid-friendly nutrition tips, the effects of diabetes on the family, and current research happening at Kovler.

This FREE event includes a complimentary breakfast, supervised activities for the children, goodie bags for each family, and free museum access for the remainder of the day. Children (and adults) are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes!

Registration is required. Please click the ticket link to sign up.

7th Annual Kovler for Kids at the Kohl Children's MuseumNov 5, 9:00amKohl Children's MuseumJoin us for our 7th Annual Kovler for Kids Event at the Kohl Children's Museum on Sunday, November 5th from 9:00am-12:00pm. This is a FREE event open to any families who are affected by diabetes. You do NOT have to be a patient at Kovler to attend!

You'll learn from Kovler diabetes experts: Amy Hess-Fischl, Tina Drossos, Gail Gannon, and Dr. Louis Philipson about kid-friendly nutrition tips, the effects of diabetes on the family, and current research happening at Kovler.

This FREE event includes a complimentary breakfast, supervised activities for the children, goodie bags for each family, and free museum access for the remainder of the day. Children (and adults) are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes!

Registration is required. Please click the ticket link to sign up.
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7th Annual Kovler for Kids at the Kohl Childrens Museum

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UChicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center

Join us for a fun evening of comedic relief on Wednesday, October 18th to support care and research at the UChicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center. Doors open at 7PM; Show begins at 8PM. Tickets are $40 per person.

Stand up comedian and Chicago native Pat McGann will be headlining the event. McGann has made appearances on "The Late Night Show with David Letterman," and is the creator and host of the Emmy nominated television show, "The Chicago Stand Up Project."

Laughs for KovlerOct 18, 8:00pmZanies Comedy Club RosemontJoin us for a fun evening of comedic relief on Wednesday, October 18th to support care and research at the UChicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center. Doors open at 7PM; Show begins at 8PM. Tickets are $40 per person.

Stand up comedian and Chicago native Pat McGann will be headlining the event. McGann has made appearances on "The Late Night Show with David Letterman," and is the creator and host of the Emmy nominated television show, "The Chicago Stand Up Project."
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Laughs for Kovler

Kovler Executive Director, Peggy Hasenauer, with Rob Goldsmith, Director of Federal Government Affairs from the American Diabetes Association making their voices heard yesterday about the importance of funding medical research at the Rally for Medical Research on Capitol Hill. ... See MoreSee Less

Kovler Executive Director, Peggy Hasenauer, with Rob Goldsmith, Director of Federal Government Affairs from the American Diabetes Association making their voices heard yesterday about the importance of funding medical research at the Rally for Medical Research on Capitol Hill.

If you have a child with T1D ages 15-16 and learning to drive, check out this FREE 1-Day Drivers Mini Camp with JD No Limits in Tinley Park on September 23rd!

Kovler's own Diabetes Educator, Amy Hess-Fischl, will be leading the event and discussing the importance of managing your diabetes before you drive.

Check out their page to learn more and register!

Check B4U Drive - Diabetes Safe Driving for T1D TeensSep 23, 9:00amTinley Park, ILCheck B4U Drive is back in the Chicago area for 2017 – on Saturday September 23.

Registrations are made through Juvenile Diabetes No Limits’ website: www.jdnl.org/registration.

Space is purposely limited to make this a more personal and enjoyable. It's an appropriate blend of information related to "being in control of your T1 diabetes when getting behind the wheel" -- and "being behind the wheel" with our professional driving instructors -- learning critical car control, etc.

The program is open to T1D teens ages age 15-19 with permit or license.

There is NO COST for this program!

A parent is welcome to stay for the event as well.

Once registered, more information will be forwarded by email. Thank you! www.jdnl.org/
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Check B4U Drive - Diabetes Safe Driving for T1D Teens

Don't forget! Dr. Lou Philipson will appear in a feature about insulin pumps on WGN-TV in 30 minutes. ... See MoreSee Less

Tune in to WGN-TV TONIGHT at 9PM to see Kovler endocrinologist, Dr. Lou Philipson, appear in a feature about insulin pumps. ... See MoreSee Less

Tune in to WGN-TV TONIGHT at 9PM to see Kovler endocrinologist, Dr. Lou Philipson, appear in a feature about insulin pumps.

We are one month away from Mission: Possible! We are so excited to celebrate with everyone who has worked so hard to support our research. Do you have your tickets yet?

Click on the event below for info on how to get yours before the early bird discount expires!

Mission: Possible 10th Gala for the CureSep 23, 7:30pmRevel Fulton MarketPrepare your best creative Bond black tie attire and join us on September 23rd for Mission: Possible 10th Gala for the Cure. This will be an elegant evening featuring a VIP Gold Reception, endless cocktails, highly classified cuisine, Chicago's best silent and live auction, and other top secret surprises!

Purchase your tickets today and help us reach our goal of raising $750,000 for diabetes research and treatment at the University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center.
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Mission: Possible 10th Gala for the Cure

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what a great event...you put the FUN in fundraising!

Last week, we were incredibly honored to award Margie Teller with the Donald F. Steiner Award for Generous Support of Diabetes Research.

The Steiner Award, established in 2006 by the UChicago Medicine Diabetes Research and Training Center, also honors an investigator carrying out outstanding research in the field of diabetes each year. The award is named for the late Donald F Steiner, MD, a pioneering diabetes investigator at the University of Chicago.

Margie Teller is the founder and chair of Friends for the Cure, a grassroots organization that has raised nearly $3 million dollars to support diabetes research in Chicago. Friends for the Cure's 10th gala, Mission: Possible, will be on September 23rd, 2017 and all proceeds will go directly to diabetes researchers at Kovler. This award is a small token of our thanks for all that Margie has done to advance our research!

If you would like to learn more about or support Mission: Possible, please click here: www.friendsforthecure.com
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Last week, we were incredibly honored to award Margie Teller with the Donald F. Steiner Award for Generous Support of Diabetes Research.The Steiner Award, established in 2006 by the The University of Chicago Medicine Diabetes Research and Training Center, also honors an investigator carrying out outstanding research in the field of diabetes each year. The award is named for the late Donald F Steiner, MD, a pioneering diabetes investigator at the University of Chicago.Margie Teller is the founder and chair of Friends for the Cure, a grassroots organization that has raised nearly $3 million dollars to support diabetes research in Chicago. Friends for the Cures 10th gala, Mission: Possible, will be on September 23rd, 2017 and all proceeds will go directly to diabetes researchers at Kovler. This award is a small token of our thanks for all that Margie has done to advance our research!If you would like to learn more about or support Mission: Possible, please click here: www.friendsforthecure.com

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Congratulations, Marge!!!

Congratulations and well deserved Margery Teller!

Congrats Marge. Great work!

Wow!!! Congrats!

Congratulations Marge

Congratulations Marge

Awesome!!

Congrats and well deserved Margery Teller! You're tireless in your efforts.

Well deserved. Cheers to you Marge.

Margie Reid Doyle

Congrats Margie! You deserve it!

Congratulations!! You so deserve it!

What an honor. Congratulations Margie

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Friends for the Cure
Here is a sneak peak of some of incredible live auction packages you can expect at Mission: Possible, 10th Gala for the Cure on September 23rd! Think: getaways to Cabo and Bali, a custom Ghostbusters pinball machine, a Jetsmarter luxury private jet membership.... And there are even more surprises in the silent auction!

All proceeds come right back to Kovler to support innovative diabetes research and care.

Purchase you early bird tickets here: www.friendsforthecure.com
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Thank you to our incredible Leadership Board for their support!Friends for the Cure would like to thank the Kovler Leadership Board for their incredible support of Mission: Possible 10th Gala For The Cure. This year our goal is to raise $750K for diabetes research and treatment at the University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center. Because of the generosity of the Kovler Leadership Board, we are well on our way to achieving this goal. You can also help us with our mission by becoming a Host Sponsor which includes two VIP tickets to Mission: Possible 10th Gala For The Cure.

Click here for more information. www.cvent.com/d/v5qqb5/4W
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Thank you to our incredible Leadership Board for their support!

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UChicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center

NEW DATE! Join us on August 5th for a match between the Chicago Fire and the New England Revolution!

Click on the event below for registration info for this FREE event for families with children with diabetes:

Kovler for Kids Kicks it at the Stadium!Aug 5, 7:00pmToyota ParkJoin Kovler doctors and staff for a free family-friendly event at Toyota Park. Kick off the night at Fire Fest then cheer on your team as the Chicago Fire take on the New England Revolution.

This is a fun meet-up event for families with children with type 1 diabetes sponsored by the University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center and the Chicago Fire Foundation. Event is free and open to any family with children living with type 1 diabetes. Parking vouchers will be provided.

Date: Saturday, August 5th 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Event Address: Toyota Park -- 7000 Harlem Ave, Bridgeview, IL
Questions? Contact us at 773.702.4802 or diabetes@uchospitals.edu
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Kovler for Kids Kicks it at the Stadium!

3 months ago

UChicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center

Join Kovler doctors and staff for a free family-friendly event at Toyota Park. Kick off the night at Fire Fest then cheer on your team as the Chicago Fire take on the New England Revolution.

This is a fun meet-up event for families with children with type 1 diabetes sponsored by the University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center and the Chicago Fire Foundation. Event is free and open to any family with children living with type 1 diabetes. Parking vouchers will be provided.

Date: Saturday, August 5th 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Event Address: Toyota Park -- 7000 Harlem Ave, Bridgeview, IL
Questions? Contact us at 773.702.4802 or diabetes@uchospitals.edu

Kovler for Kids Kicks it at the Stadium!Aug 5, 7:00pmToyota ParkJoin Kovler doctors and staff for a free family-friendly event at Toyota Park. Kick off the night at Fire Fest then cheer on your team as the Chicago Fire take on the New England Revolution.

This is a fun meet-up event for families with children with type 1 diabetes sponsored by the University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center and the Chicago Fire Foundation. Event is free and open to any family with children living with type 1 diabetes. Parking vouchers will be provided.

Date: Saturday, August 5th 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Event Address: Toyota Park -- 7000 Harlem Ave, Bridgeview, IL
Questions? Contact us at 773.702.4802 or diabetes@uchospitals.edu
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Kovler for Kids Kicks it at the Stadium!

Congratulations to the recent graduates of the University of Chicago's Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition (CMMN) graduate program!

To read more about the CMMN click here: biomedsciences.uchicago.edu/page/molecular-metabolism-and-nutrition
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Congratulations to the recent graduates of the University of Chicagos Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition (CMMN) graduate program!To read more about the CMMN click here: https://biomedsciences.uchicago.edu/page/molecular-metabolism-and-nutrition

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#ThrowbackThursday - This week we are marking two years since our last bash, Cirque for the Cure, and just THREE MONTHS until our 10th gala for the cure, Mission: Possible.

Please consider becoming a SPONSOR to help us reach our goal of raising $750,000 to support the University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center. The deadline for sponsors $2500 and over to have their logo printed in the invitation going out to over 4,000 influential Chicagoans is Monday June 26th!

Click here to select your sponsorship: www.cvent.com/d/v5qqb5
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Registration is NOW OPEN for our next Living Well with Diabetes Seminar on June 17th 2017!

Our theme will be "MORE Diabetes Complications and How to Avoid Them" and we will cover topics including Diabetes and Sleep, Hypertension, Bone Health for People with Diabetes and MORE!

This event is FREE, however registration is required. Click here to register: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeHRt8tySXEpt5MJUGHTy7aqPlOxujdMcK2fQpEEntZkw8L9A/viewform?usp=s...
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Registration is NOW OPEN for our next Living Well with Diabetes Seminar on June 17th 2017!Our theme will be MORE Diabetes Complications and How to Avoid Them and we will cover topics including Diabetes and Sleep, Hypertension, Bone Health for People with Diabetes and MORE!This event is FREE, however registration is required. Click here to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeHRt8tySXEpt5MJUGHTy7aqPlOxujdMcK2fQpEEntZkw8L9A/viewform?usp=sf_link