Behavioral Diabetes Institute
The Behavioral Diabetes Institute (BDI) is the world's first organization wholly dedicated to tackling the unmet psychological needs of people with diabetes. Founded in 2003, it has become the recognized leader in the field of behavioral diabetes throughout the United States and beyond. The BDI is a non-profit corporation headquartered in San Diego and is committed to:
- Helping patients overcome the emotional and behavioral obstacles to living well with diabetes
- Conducting behavioral research in diabetes
- Providing health care professionals with the specialty behavioral training necessary for managing diabetes effectively.