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. Read More
Mississippi's Walks for Diabetes
Life is Better when We Walk Together!
Gather your family, friends, co-workers, patients and anyone else you can and form a walk team for walk season 2022-23!
October 2, 2022 -- Jackson - Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Co I-220 Watkins Drive Exit)
October 9, 2022 -- Hattiesburg - Location TBA as the Longleaf Trace is under construction!
October 16, 2022 -- Meridian - Bonita Lakes Park
October 23, 2022 -- Columbus - Riverwalk off Main St.
March 4, 2023 -- Gulf Coast - Jones Park
Oxford - Details to be Determined!
Contact us at 601-957-7878 or visit us on Facebook for more information.
If you are uninsured and need a hand with your diabetes care, our Helping Hands program may be able to assist for a month and guide you toward longer term help.
*THE DFM WILL FOLLOW ALL CDC GUIDELINES AT OUR EVENTS TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19*