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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International

a/k/a: JDRFI

Address

26 Broadway
19th Floor
New York, NY 10004

Phone

212-785-9500

Fax

212-785-9595

800 Number

800-533-2873

TDD

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Email Address

info@jdrf.org

Chapters

100

Website

http://www.jdrf.org/

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRFI) is a national voluntary health agency dedicated to supporting and funding research into the cause, treatment, prevention, and cure of diabetes, a chronic metabolic disorder that affects the body's ability to properly manufacture or utilize insulin, a hormone necessary for the body to transport food glucose into cells for energy. Juvenile Diabetes, also known as Insulin-Dependent Diabetes or Diabetes Mellitus Type I, most commonly becomes apparent in affected individuals between the ages of 10 to 16 years. Founded in 1970, the Foundation also provides information, assistance, and support to affected individuals; promotes public awareness; provides referrals; and offers a variety of educational materials including brochures and fact sheets.

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