Resources and Links

Organizations We Support


American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading 501(C)3 nonprofit charity providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.

Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes takes place across the country and is the premiere walk event supporting all people living with diabetes. It’s your turn to join other passionate people and register today!



JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our strength lies in our exclusive focus and singular influence on the worldwide effort to end T1D.

Vision: A world without type 1 diabetes

Mission: Accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications


Foundation Fighting Blindness

We Are Ending Blindness The urgent mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness is to drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa, age-related macular degeneration, Usher syndrome and the entire spectrum of retinal diseases.

Rising to the Challenge with Your Help

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Events we support

5th World Diabetes Congress

July 12, 2017

07/12/2017 – 07/14/2017 @ 12:00 am – Retina Group of New York Chairman James M. Maisel, MD Chairs Diabetes Epidemiology, Prevention, Care and Management Section at 5th World Diabetes Congress in Prague

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Low Vision Technology Fair

May 5, 2017

05/05/2017 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm –

Suffolk Cooperative Library Outreach Services in Bellport NY. Low Vision / Technology Fair May 5 2017.

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Island of Flatbush Community Health Expo

April 29, 2017

04/29/2017 – 04/30/2017 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm –

Diabetic health screening. Come learn if you are at risk for diabetic retinopathy or blindness.

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Retina Diagnosis, Retina DiseasesAmsler grid showing different effects from macular degeneration on vision

American Diabetes Association of Greater New York 2017 EXPO

March 11, 2017

03/11/2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm –

More than 10,000 attendees are expected from the Greater New York region. The EXPO aims to attract families affected by diabetes as well as those interested in learning how to live healthier, active lifestyles and changing the future of diabetes.

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JDRF One Night in Vegas

March 24, 2017

03/24/2017 @ 6:30 pm –

JDRF Long Island is pleased to present One Night in Vegas Friday, March 24, 2017. This fun filled night will have delicious food, cocktails, dancing, silent and live auction, and gambling for fabulous prizes.

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Retina Group of NY supports American Diabetes Association Walk

American Diabetes Association Diabetes Walk

September 25, 2016

09/25/2016 @ 12:00 am – The Retina Group of New York participates in the American Diabetes Association walk to support advances in treatment of diabetic retinopathy.   Jones Beach, Field 5 1000 Ocean Pkwy Wantagh, NY 11793 Information: Nicole Hartner (631) 348-0422 x3572 About 2016 Step Out: Long Island, NY We Step Out to do our part to Stop Diabetes® and […]

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JDRF TypeOne Nation Summit

March 19, 2016

03/19/2016 @ 12:00 am –

A free, half-day educational and networking opportunity for the T1D community.

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Alimera Medical Advisory Board Meeting

September 10, 2016

09/10/2016 @ – 9/10/2016 Alimera Medical Advisory Board Meeting Uniondale, New York Iluvien Case Presentation for Diabetic Macular Edema

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Foundation Fighting Blindness: Macular degeneration and hereditary retinal degeneration

September 10, 2016

09/10/2016 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Foundation Fighting Blindness Long Island Chapter Presentation – Macular Degeneration and Hereditary Retinal Degeneration Press Release Saturday, September 10, 2016 1:00pm – Check-In and Networking 1:30pm – 3:00pm Presentation Farmingdale Public Library Meeting Rooms A & B 116 Merritts Road Farmingdale, NY 11735 Featured Speaker James M. Maisel, MD, FAAO Founder, Retina Group of New […]

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2016 ASCRS – ASOA Symposium and Congress

May 6, 2016

05/06/2016 – 05/10/2016 @ – ZyDoc is pleased to exhibit at the 2016 ASCRS – ASOA Symposium and Congress Booth 1407 May 6-10 Morial Center, New Orleans ASCRS – ASOA Annual Meeting

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