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CDRP faculty, staff, and students in the news

Tracey Neithercott, "504 Plans: A Guide for Parents," Diabetes Forecast, August 2013, (Featuring attorneys Sarah Blenner and Ed Kraus). Click here to read the article.

Audrey Williams, "Mom Speaks Out Over School's Treatment of Her Diabetic Son," CINewsNow, March 29, 2013, (Featuring attorney Ed Kraus).  Click here to read the article or watch the clip.

Michelle Gallardo, "CVS Health Insurance Policy Fueling Debate," ABC 7 News, March 20, 2013, (Featuring attorney Sarah Blenner). Click here to read the article or watch the clip.

Matt Hanley, "Kane Courts Revising Food Policy After Diabetic Man's Complaint," Beacon-News, July 29, 2012 (Featuring attorney Ed Kraus,  Please note that Ed Kraus is an attorney at the Law Offices of Chicago-Kent College of Law, not the American Diabetes Association). Click here to read the article.

Janice Youngwith, “New Law Ensures Equality for Students with Diabetes,” Daily Herald, November 2, 2011, at 6-7 (Featuring attorney Sarah Blenner).

Jerry Crimmins, “Chicago-Kent Monitors New Diabetes Law,” Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, August 19, 2011, at 3, 22 (Featuring attorneys Sarah Blenner, Ed Kraus, and Lori Andrews).

“Faculty and Students Champion Childhood Diabetes Legislation,” Chicago-Kent Magazine, Summer 2011, at 6 (Featuring attorneys Lori Andrews, Ed Kraus, and Sarah Blenner).  Click here to read the article.

Janice Youngwith, “Safe at School Program Helps Children,” Daily Herald, November 4, 2009, at 5, 9 (Featuring attorney Ed Kraus).  Click here to read the article.

Francis-Sedlak ME, Uriel S, Larson JC, Greisler HP, Venerus DC, Brey EM, "Characterization of Type I Collagen Gels Modified by Glycation," Biomaterials, December 26, 2008 (Paper on the effects of hyperglycemia on the extracellular matrices, relevant to wound healing in diabetes, worked on by Eric Brey and IIT student Megan Francis-Sedlak).

Carolyn Starks, "Parents Fight for Diabetic Kids' Rights: Families Dealing with the Disease, Which Affects About 1 in 500 Under Age 20, Challenge School Policies That Make It Hard to Test Blood Sugar and Inject Insulin," Chicago Tribune, December 8, 2008, at 1 (Featuring attorneys Ed Kraus and Julie Burger).  Click here to read article.

Mark B. Abelson and Donna Welch, "Innovation Takes Center Stage at Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) 2008 Meeting," Opthalmology Times, August 1, 2008 (Featuring ocular drug delivery research by Jennifer Kang Derwent).

"Session to focus on diabetic kids," Herald News, August 13, 2008 (Featuring Law Offices at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law).

Lori Andrews, “Fight for Your Health Care,” Parade Magazine, January 20, 2008.

Marcia Faye, “Engineering Hope for Diabetes: Collaborations key at Engineering Center for Diabetes Research and Education,” IIT Magazine, Winter 2008. (Spotlighting Jennifer Kang Derwent, Eric Brey and Rong Wang).  Click here to read the article.

Ameet Sachdev, “Charities reaping lawsuit dividends; IIT, U. of C. receive $5 million each from diabetes drug case,” Chicago Tribune, September 9, 2007, C1 (Featuring attorney Ed Kraus).



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