ADVISORY, Nov. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
JDRF, the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. Driven by passionate, grassroots volunteers connected to children, adolescents, and adults with this disease, JDRF is the largest charitable supporter of T1D research. The goal of JDRF is to improve the lives of every person affected by T1D by accelerating progress on the most promising opportunities for curing, better treating, and preventing the disease. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners who share this goal.
In honor of the occasion, three young people with Type 1 Diabetes, Danielle Adams, Carr Bender, and Sam Tullman, will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
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Since its founding in 1970, JDRF has awarded more than $1.6 billion to diabetes research. Past JDRF efforts have helped to significantly advance the care of people with this disease, and have expanded the critical scientific understanding of T1D. JDRF will not rest until T1D is fully conquered. More than 80 percent of JDRF's expenditures directly support research and research-related education.
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