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.
The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi is once again a Great Nonprofits TOP-RATED charity! Read some of the reviews to the lower right or click on the badge to go to their page and post a brief story of your own experience with us. Reviews help us raise visibility for our work and 80% of donors are influenced by them.
February 8, 2020 - Bacchus Ball
What: Bacchus Ball 2020 benefits the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi.
Originally organized by the late Warren and Elsie Hood, the party has grown each year and is the grandest of galas. It caters to those who enjoy the pure magic of Mardi Gras.
When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, from 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM
Where: Country Club of Jackson
Dress: Black Tie Optional
Reservations: Call us to reserve your table today!
Or Reserve online with a credit card HERE!
February 22, 2019 - Solving the Mysteries of Diabetes: Diabetes Super Conference
Meet us at the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi's exciting annual patient meeting and learn the skills that you need to take the mystery out of controlling diabetes!
This Super Conference is DFMs 41st Annual community outreach program designed to provide education for adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes,their family, caregivers, friends, and for parents of kids with diabetes. Anyone who has, or cares for someone, with diabetes should attend! *
Speakers include national and local medical clinicians, researchers and diabetes advocates who will offer informative breakout sessions based on individual needs.
Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the sessions begin at 9 a.m.
(*The CME program geared for medical professionals will be held in late March.)
May 2-3, 2019 - Spring Camp Kandu!
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, but fills up quickly. 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. Call 601-957-7878 for more information