|Diabetes is a silent killer that has no cure. It affects children and adults of all ages. Diabetes can manifest life-threatening complications that can result in blindness, heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, amputation, severe nerve damage and premature death. |
Our mission is 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.
Your American Diabetes Association is the only organization supporting all people with diabetes: people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, children and adults. We help those who are for people with diabetes: parents, family, friends, employers. We are the only organization that also supports health care professionals who deliver the care and the scientist who search for the cure needed by people with diabetes.