Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi

Saving Lives Every Day!


Calling all Kandu Parents (& anyone else with type 1 diabetes!)

Dr. Stephen Ponder will host a webinar on "How to keep your child with diabetes out of the hospital." Join him online on Tuesday, August 19th from 7:30-9:00 PM Central Daylight Time!  To get on the list to participate list, please contact Kay Harmon from Dr. Ponder's office by emailing her at kharmon@sw.org or calling at 254-935-5048.

Don't miss this valuable opportunity! This is perfect for adults and children with type 1 diabetes! 


Team Up To Tackle Diabetes! 

Seven Walks, One Mission

Gulfport, Jackson, Hattiesburg, McComb, Meridian, Columbus, Oxford

373,000 men, women and children in Mississippi are estimated to have diabetes.  The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi will host seven walks in the fall all around the state of Mississippi! Money raised from these walks helps to fund what we do everyday- school educational   programs, We Care 2 backpacks, grants for Diabetes Alert Dogs, and donations of emergency medical supplies are all made possible through our favorite fundraiser. While most may refer to the fall as football season, we like to think of it as Walk season! 

This year's theme is "Team up to Tackle Diabetes".  Wear your favorite sports team's colors or jersey! Design a team T shirt based on our theme and enter it in our T-shirt contest!

Come and be a part of the fun while helping those with diabetes! We would love to have you, your family members, peers, coworkers, and neighbors all join in our walk against diabetes!    Online Walk Registration,

For fundraising ideas and team information, Click Here!

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