About Us

About Us

Who We Are

The moving force behind the work of the American Diabetes Association is a network of more than 565,000 volunteers, their families and caregivers, a professional society of nearly 12,000 health care professionals, as well as more than 250 staff members.
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Vision: Life free of diabetes and all its burdens

Mission: To prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

We lead the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes.

  • We fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes.
  • We deliver services to hundreds of communities.
  • We provide objective and credible information.
  • We give voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.

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We want you to have an excellent experience on diabetes.org. If you need assistance with the site or with any other aspect of your relationship with the American Diabetes Association® (ADA). please let us know. We want to help.

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We strive to be as transparent as possible regarding how we protect your privacy and how we handle any information about yourself that you share with us.

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Corporate support

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