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.
Do you have "a touch of sugar?"
There's support for individuals in Meridian, MS who are pre-diabetic or "borderline"
Anderson Health and Fitness Center’s Diabetes Prevention Program is helping people stop the progression of pre-diabetes into Type 2 diabetes. The Diabetes Prevention Program is recognized and approved by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and helps reverse pre-diabetes through proper diet, exercise and education. For more information, check out their website Here!
August 3, 2019 - Mississippi Corvette Classic
For over 60 years, they’ve captured our hearts and our imaginations… From their first showing at GM’s Motorama in 1953 to the latest C7 Corvette Stingray, we have had a love affair with America’s sports car-the Corvette!
Car enthusiasts will get a chance to see several generations of this classic icon at the 8th annual Mississippi Corvette Classic, hosted by the Mississippi Corvette Club, Inc. at the Jackson Convention Complex on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
The doors will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Admission will be $5.00 for all over the age of 13. The net proceeds from this event will benefit the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi.
MISSISSIPPI's Walk for Diabetes Season: Sept. 14 - Nov. 3
Please be part of ours! For the walk nearest you, click HERE.
November 9-10, 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