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.


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

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


50 Shades Of Diabetes
Vitamin D Supplements Are Failing To Show Benefit In Clinical Trials
Type 2 Diabetes: How To Calculate Insulin Doses
Plant-Based Diets Show Reduction In Diabetes Burden In Two New Studies
New Study Finds Replacing Saturated Fat With Vegetable Oil Does Not Benefit Heart Health
Researchers Reversed Type 2 Diabetes With Very Low Calorie Diet
High-Dose Vitamin D Found Not Effective For Blood Glucose Management
Study Finds Increased Risk Of Diabetes And Diabetic Complications With Statin Use
New Meta-Analysis Finds Having Diabetes Increases Risk Of Dementia
Variability Of Renal Threshold For Glucose
CDC’s Short Test For Determining Your Risk For Diabetes
How Diabetic Retinopathy Is Similar To Damaged Film In A Camera
Dr. Neal Barnard’s Dietary Approach To Type 2 Diabetes
Vitamin D Supplementation Shows No Improvement In Blood Glucose Control
CDC Infographic On Diabetes In The US
Metformin Found To Act As An Endocrine Disruptor, Feminizing Male Fish
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
November Is National Diabetes Month
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


The Diabetes Education and Research Center is a non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, PA. Your tax-deductible contribution makes a difference. You may contribute through the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (our donor choice code is 06238), or through the links below. Thank you for your support!

You may also donate to the Diabetes Education and Research Center Endowment Fund at The Philadelphia Foundation.


June 27, 2016: Medical Heroes Appreciation 5K, Boathouse Row, Register

June 16, 2016: Philadelphia Council Passes 1.5 Cent-Per-Ounce Soda Tax, NBC

December 15, 2015: Bariatric Surgery Seminar, Jefferson University Methodist Hospital

December 7, 2015: DERC Annual Board Meeting

November 7, 2015: ADA Walk to Stop Diabetes, Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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.