Sansum Diabetes Research Institute’s (SDRI) signature event, Taste of the Vine, is an annual celebration featuring fine wine, gourmet food, and organic fresh vegetables from the Central Coast’s best purveyors.

Throughout this pandemic, SDRI’s focus has not changed–we have continued to improve the health and quality of life for men, women, and children who are impacted by diabetes. Today, almost 34 million men, women and children are living with diabetes in the U.S. alone, with 1.7 million Americans being diagnosed annually. SDRI has made significant advances in research, education, care, pediatrics, and pregnancy, since our founding in 1944.

With your support, SDRI will further our mission of providing research, education, and care to those impacted by diabetes–both locally and globally.

Why We Fundraise

Diabetes is a significant public health problem in the U.S. and worldwide and its increasing prevalence produces adverse effects on physical and emotional health and quality-of-life for individuals and their families.

For 77 years, SDRI’s research has produced clinical advances that have saved countless lives and relieved the pain, both physical and emotional, of an incalculable number of people with diabetes and their families. While we are accomplishing much, there remains more to be done. Please join us. Together we will make a difference.