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Welcome to The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi

Our mission is simple—we save lives every day! The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi (DFM) is the state's premier nonprofit health organization working to prevent diabetes and associated complications as well as work to improve the lives of every child, adult, and every family touched by type 1 or type 2 diabetes. We accomplish this through education, support, advocacy, medical assistance and research.

Upcoming Events

Professional Continuing Medical Education Conference - April 5, 2018

Are you a physician, nurse, dietitian, or pharmacist in need of continuing medical education credits? Join the DFM on Thursday, April 5th, 2018, at the Embassy Suites in Ridgeland! Register online here or call the office at 601-957-7878 to reserve your space today! Early Bird rates will be in effect until 3/30/2018!

2018 Car for a Cure Giveaway - April 19, 2018

Each year, the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi teams up with Patty Peck Honda of Ridgeland to drive away diabetes in the “Car for a Cure” raffle!  Click here for more information or to order tickets! The winning ticket will be drawn at the Ultimate Fashion Show on April 19th!

Ultimate Fashion Show - April 19, 2018

The Ultimate Fashion Show and Champagne Brunch features a runway of colorful spring and summer fashions. Our models, both young and old, will shine in the season’s latest styles and trends for men, women, and children alike. There will be a variety of exciting raffle items given away, and the drawing for the 2018 Car for a Cure will take place at the end of the event! For tickets to the Fashion Show, raffle tickets, or tickets for the Car for a Cure, click here!

Spring Camp Kandu - May 5-6, 2018

Join us at Twin Lakes Conference Center in Florence, MS on May 5th! The weekend's activities are testament to the children’s bustling, excited, and vivacious personalities, and Camp Kandu seeks to inspire children to live their lives to the fullest, while remaining active and healthy. Participants may do anything from tie-dying T-shirts to taking karate lessons, painting pottery, hula-hoop contests, relay races, and of course, singing songs around the camp fire.

If your family is interested in attending the spring session of Camp, please follow this link to register. Remember though, rooms fill up quickly and the deadline to sign-up is April 20, 2018. Reserve your place today!

If you need a camp scholarship, please call Irena at 601-957-7878 ASAP.