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.
Mississippi's Walk for Diabetes - 2018
"We are family!" is our theme for 2018! Bring your sisters, brothers, parents, and anyone you consider family with you to walk and make a difference in the lives of people you care about who live with diabetes 24/7! Share some of that love and celebrate with the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi!
Walk in support of a Grandmother who cannot afford her medications or to help a newly diagnosed child attend summer diabetes camp through your generosity. Everyday miracles happen from your caring and support!
Click HERE to check out the walk site closest to you!
Teams of families, friends, classmates, Sunday school classes, and co-workers are welcomed along with individual walkers to walk, stroll, and roll with the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi to help Mississippi kids and adults living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes! For more information or for FUNdraising ideas call DFM at 601-957-7878.
Businesses and organizations who wish to participate in any of the Walks as Start/Finish line, Rest Stop Sponsors, T-Shirt Sponsors or with In-Kind donations, please call 601-957-7878.
Camp Kandu Fall 2018
Nov 10 -Nov 11 at Twin Lakes Conference Center, Florence, MS
A place where kids with Diabetes "Kandu" anything.
Join the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi in empowering kids and making a difference in their lives!
The camp is free for children with diabetes, and fills up quickly. An adult must attend with the child. Parents, friends and family members also are encouraged to attend the camp to learn about diabetes management, including the importance of healthy meal planning, exercising regularly and monitoring blood glucose levels.
Registration materials will be sent out in mid-September. Call us for more information at 601 957-7878 or email us at email@example.com