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.
Camp Kandu Fall 2018 - Nov. 10-11
A place where kids with Diabetes "Kandu" anything!
Join the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi in empowering kids and making a difference in their lives!
Held at Twin Lakes Conference Center, Florence, MS, 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.
Fall camp is closed -next session is May 4, 2019
November is National Diabetes Month
We encourage you to check out the link below daily to read about how diabetes has affected our families in Mississippi in their own words.
Bacchus Ball 2018 - Feb. 2, 2019
6:30 PM to 11:30 PM, Country Club of Jackson
Held every year during Carnival Season, the Bacchus Ball is a way to showcase and celebrate the South’s most legendary holiday, while benefiting Mississippi’s only diabetes organization caring for every child, every adult and every family affected by diabetes. For more information or reservations, click here.