Nonprofit or community organization
Last modified: November 16, 2010, 10:22 AM
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.
Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association conducts programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, reaching more than 800 communities. The mission of the Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
To fulfill this mission, the Association funds research, publishes scientific findings, provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, health care professionals and the public, and advocates for scientific research and for the rights of people with diabetes.