Creating a world without vision loss from diabetes
Mary Tyler Moore created a legacy supporting Diabetes Research. Together with JDRF and the Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute at the University of Michigan, we are striving to continue her work to PRESERVE and RESTORE vision in people with diabetes. LEARN MORE >>
Being Mary Tyler Moore
In May 2023, HBO will release a documentary based on the life and works of actor Mary Tyler Moore. The new feature, Being Mary Tyler Moore, directed by Emmy-winning filmmaker James Adolphus and produced by Lena Waithe, narrates the personal life and professional accomplishments spanning six decades of the actor to “highlight her groundbreaking roles and the indelible impact she had on generations of women who came after her.”HBO DOCUMENTARY >>
Learn how the Mary Tyler Moore Vision Initiative is leading the creation of a human eye biorepository to better understand Diabetic Retinal Disease (DRD) at the cellular and molecular level and identify targets for therapeutics development. BIOREPOSITORY >>
RECOGNIZING WOMEN TRAILBLAZERS
Congressional Leaders Receive MTM Award
The inaugural JDRF Mary Tyler Moore Award was presented to some of the most powerful women in the United States government who are fighting T1D: Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO). The award highlights the leadership of women who, like Mary, question the status quo, bravely take risks, and drive changes to improve the lives of those living with T1D.MTM AWARD >>
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The Mary Tyler Moore Vision Initiative is a joint effort of the Mary Tyler Moore and S. Robert Levine, MD Charitable Foundation, the University of Michigan’s Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute and Kellogg Eye Center, EIF, and JDRF.