The American Diabetes Association (ADA) mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. 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 20,000 health care professionals, as well as more than 250 staff members.
The Diabetes Link is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering young adults with diabetes by providing access to the peer support, connections, and expert resources they need to thrive. Over the years The Diabetes Link (formerly CDN) has been recognized as the preeminent organization serving young adults with diabetes, establishing national partnerships with organizations such as ADA, JDRF, and the Association for Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES); also, as the leading provider of young adult patient education by healthcare providers and certification boards such as The Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education (CBDCE).
Children with Diabetes (CWD) focuses on care today, so we are ready for a cure tomorrow. CWD provides support, education, and inspiration to empower families and all people living with diabetes to enjoy healthy, enriched lives.
Diabetes Dietetic Practice Group (DDPG) is one of the most active specialty groups of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, providing members with the opportunity to earn at least 18 CEUs per year to maintain their CDCES and RDN credentials! DDPG provides its members a variety benefits, including evidence-based handouts, peer-reviewed publications, educational webinars, networking opportunities and more to advance their practice and propel their careers. Their mission is to optimize the prevention and management of diabetes through person-centered care, including nutrition and collaborative partnerships.
Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition (DPAC) is an alliance of people with diabetes, caregivers, patient advocates, health professionals, diabetes organizations and companies working collaboratively to promote and support public policy initiatives to improve the health of people with diabetes. DPAC seeks to ensure the safety and quality of medications, devices, and services; and access to care for all 30.3 million Americans with diabetes.