Diabetes Advocacy


Advocacy is the act or process of helping others.
Our collective goal is to see that diabetes is cured and that until that time,
that people with diabetes live as healthy and rich a life as possible.

We each work to achieve that goal in different ways.
You can help or find help through the following groups or activities:
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American Diabetes Association Advocacy Center
ADA’s Advocacy Center advocacy efforts include supporting government funding for diabetes research and programs, ensuring access to health care, promoting the prevention of type 2 diabetes, combatting discrimination, and much more.

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Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition (DPAC)
The Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition (DPAC) is an alliance of people with diabetes, caregivers, patient advocates, health professionals, disease 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 30.2 million Americans with diabetes.

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JDRF Advocates
JDRF Advocates help build and sustain critical support for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research funded by the Federal Government by raising awareness among Members of Congress of the financial, medical and emotional costs of the disease.

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Unite for Diabetes
The IDF’s Unite for Diabetes campaign succeeded in getting a UN Resolution on Diabetes passed and continues to work to raise global awareness of diabetes and the need to work for a cure.

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