500 cyclists are geared up to raise funds for Type 1 Diabetes research Saturday. 

While summer may seem far off, organizers of one local racing event are looking to recruit participants now, so they can train for the meet.

Ben Barrowman at the finish line!
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The Tour de Cure is a series of fundraising cycling events held in 44 states nationwide to benefit the American Diabetes Association.  The local event, which ranks first in the state and second out of 90 tours in the U.S., is set for Saratoga Springs this weekend.

A Pittsfield-based biotech company recently announced a pair of partnerships with businesses in California and Canada.

Stephen Romano: Balancing Life And Diabetes

Mar 22, 2015

I met Laura Burby the beginning of our freshman year at Western New England University and we started dating. As our relationship grew, I learned more about her diabetes, and I learned what to do in certain scary situations. She’s independent when it comes to her diabetes, but it can be a lifesaving measure to be a caretaker when needed.

American Diabetes Association

The cycling event has grown over the years and is now the largest fundraising event in New York’s Capital Region.

Dr. Matthew Leinung
Albany Medical Center

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is on the verge of making medical marijuana legal in the state—a treatment that researchers are now saying may help control blood sugar and diabetes. Joining us on this Medical Monday is diabetes specialist Dr. Matthew Leinung, director of endocrinology and metabolism at Albany Medical Center. He’s here to respond to your questions.

Dominique Wilkins

November is National Diabetes Month. Joining us on this Medical Monday to talk about the disease that afflicts more than 25 million Americans, is endocrinologist Dr. Gregg Gerety and NBA legend Dominique Wilkins.

Joining us today on Medical Monday to talk about endocrinology is Dr. Gregg Gerety.

After graduating from the University of Vermont, Dr. Gerety went to medical school at the Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. He studied internal medicine in Albany, and completed his fellowship in endocrinology at Yale in 1988.

Board-certified in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism,  Dr. Gerety is a past-president of the American Diabetes Association - New York State affiliate. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.