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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

39th Annual Diabetes Superconference

Got Diabetes?  Know someone who does? Then come join us on March 3rd!

For more details or to register, please click here! 


 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.

Program:

7:15 – 8:00 a.m.       Registration/Visit Exhibits
8:00 - 8:05 a.m.        Welcome and Overview of Program
8:05 -- 9:05 a.m.       Improving Outcomes for Mother and Child: Achieving Optimal Glycemic Control during Pregnancy - Dr. John Morrison, UMMC Dept of OB/GYN
9:15 – 10:15 a.m.      Managing Diabetes in the Pediatric Population: Type 1, Type 2 and MODY - Dr. Daniel Hsia, Pennington Biomedical Reseach
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.    Break/Visit Exhibits
10:45 – 11:45 a.m.    Diabetes in the 21st Century - Advances in Insulin Therapy and Delivery Systems, CGMs and the Road to a Closed Loop System - Autumn Myhand, RD, CDE, Vigilant Health
12:00 – 12:45 p.m.    Lunch Served Break/Lunch speaker on TrialNet - Deepali Bhatti, MS
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.        The Art of Individualizing Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes - Dr. Taniya de Silva, LSUHSC- New Orleans
2:15 – 3:15 p.m.        Preventing Type 2 Diabetes through Lifestyle Interventions - A Prescription for Success Dr. Taniya de Silva, LSUHSC - New Orleans
3:15 – 3:30 p.m.        Summary and Evaluations

Please call our office at 601-957-7878 or click here to reserve your space today!!


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!