Diabetes Scholars Foundation Announces 2016 Scholarship Recipients
Lilly Diabetes has supported the Foundation's scholarship program since 2012, and continues to advocate for people with diabetes. In the last five years, 84 students with type 1 diabetes have been awarded a Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship. This year, the company contributed
"We are honored to partner with Lilly Diabetes. This is a wonderful opportunity for these exceptional students," said
Recipients such as Hailey, who will pursue a degree in economics and math and statistics at the
"It's remarkable to see what our scholarship winners have achieved at such a young age. Each one has ambition, drive and maturity well beyond their years," said
Lilly Diabetes also funds a Foundation program that grants conference scholarships to families to attend the Children with Diabetes® Friends for Life® conference, an annual gathering of clinicians, researchers, physicians and families with diabetes held in
In 2004, a group of parents who have children with type 1 diabetes created the
About Lilly Diabetes
Lilly has been a global leader in diabetes care since 1923, when we introduced the world's first commercial insulin. Today we are building upon this heritage by working to meet the diverse needs of people with diabetes and those who care for them. Through research and collaboration, a broad and growing product portfolio and a continued determination to provide real solutions—from medicines to support programs and more—we strive to make life better for all those affected by diabetes around the world. For more information, visit www.lillydiabetes.com or follow us on Twitter: @LillyDiabetes.
Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission in all our work. Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. To learn more about Lilly, please visit us at www.lilly.com and http://newsroom.lilly.com/social-channels.
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