Our Diabetes Initiative

Diabetes Scholars FdnDiabetes Scholarship
The Zellmer Wellness Foundation, in partnership with The Diabetes Scholars,  awards annual scholarships to High School Seniors living with Type I diabetes.  This program awards students living successfully with Type I diabetes, while achieving academic excellence.

Univ of Chicago Kovler Diabetes CtrDiabetes Education
The Zellmer Wellness Foundation, in partnership with the University of Chicago Kovler Diabetes Center, funds the InTransit program.  InTransit program is a clinical care and education program for adolescents, teens and young adults with diabetes.  Our main goal is to empower teens and young adults to manage their diabetes and create a healthy future.  It includes pediatric and adult endocrinologists working side-by-side at the Kovler clinic to help patients ‘transition’ their diabetes care and responsibilities from their parents and family to themselves.