Diabetes Education and Research Center
Philadelphia, PA

Diabetes Education and Research Center

The Diabetes Education and Research Center (DERC) is a non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, PA. DERC was established in 1968 to supplement the efforts of the Garfield G. Duncan Research Foundation.

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Diabetes Education and Research Center
PO Box 897
Philadelphia, PA 19105

Phone: 215-829-3426
Fax: 215-829-5807


2015 Dietary Guideline Advisory Committee Recommends Increasing Fiber Intake
Upcoming 2015 Dietary Guidelines May Support Moderate Coffee Consumption
Does Eating Sugar Cause Diabetes?
Mouth And Throat Exercises For Sleep Apnea
5 Days Of Reduced Activity Increases Diabetes Risk
Working Long Hours May Increase Risk For Diabetes
What Level Of Fasting Blood Glucose Indicates Prediabetes?
FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin By Mannkind
JNC 8: New Blood Pressure Guidelines, 2014
Too Much Animal Protein Linked To Higher Diabetes Risk
How Diabetes Affects Your Body: Infographic
Coffee Consumption “Strongly Associated” With Lower Risk For Type 2 Diabetes
ADA Position Statement On Nutrition Therapy For Diabetes: Fat
High Dietary Acid Load May Raise Risk For Type 2 Diabetes
How Much Protein Should A Person With Diabetes Eat?
Increasing Red Meat Consumption Increases Risk For Type 2 Diabetes In 3 Large Cohorts
Large Prospective Study Supports Link Between Meat Consumption And Diabetes
ADA Position Statement On Nutrition Therapy For Diabetes: Carbohydrate
Variability Makes Urine Glucose Testing Unreliable
ADA Position Statement On Nutrition Therapy For Diabetes
Can Your Genes Predict Your Risk For Type 2 Diabetes?
Correlating A1C To Average Blood Glucose (And Vice Versa)
CDC Diabetes Fact Sheet
Is High Blood Pressure In The Elderly Not As Risky?
Dietary Fat Increases Blood Glucose and Insulin Requirements
You Don't Have To Be Taking Metformin Or Have Diabetes To Risk Vitamin B12 Deficiency
New Study Links Metformin To Cognitive Impairment
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CDC: Diabetes And Prediabetes Risk Tests
Tips On Using A Blood Glucose Meter
FDA Video On Diabetes Devices
CDC: State Obesity Map
US NIH Blood Pressure Guidelines
Foot Care In Diabetes
Vitamin D Heart Benefit In Question
Diabetes' Link To Bacteria
Poll: How Much Diet Soda Do You Drink?
Over $2 Million Raised At Philly's Walk For Diabetes
Diabetes Or Prediabetes Increases Risk For Dementia
To Lose Belly Fat: Jogging Better Than Lifting Weights
Increasing Muscle Mass May Improve Insulin Resistance And Lower Risk For Diabetes
Two New Studies Address Salt Intake And Cardiovascular Disease
Diet Soda Linked To Larger Waist, Higher Blood Glucose
High-Dose Statin Therapy May Increase Risk For Type 2 Diabetes


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June 5 - 9, 2015: American Diabetes Association 75th Scientific Sessions, Boston.

June 7, 2014: Tour de Cure: Greater Philadelphia at Temple University Ambler Campus.

June 2, 2014: Team Novo Nordisk, a group of men cyclists with type 1 diabetes will be taking part in the Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic.

November 15-17, 2013: Insulindependence hosts Northeast Symposium on Diabetes and Exercise at Hilton Garden Inn. See schedule for speakers and weekend events.

November 2013 is American Diabetes Month

October 27, 2013: JDRF's Walk To Cure Diabetes today at the Philadelphia Art Museum.

October 9, 2013: ADA'a new nutritional guidelines for diabetes published today.

October 7-8, 2013: First National Conference on Mental Health Issues of Diabetes at Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia.

October 5, 2013: ADA's Walk To Cure Diabetes today at the Philadelphia Art Museum.

October 1, 2013: The Health Insurance Marketplace opens today.

August 7-10, 2013: American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting

June 21-25, 2013: ADA 73rd Scientific Sessions in Chicago.