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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.


Professional Medical Education - March 29, 2019

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Fashion Show and Car 4 a Cure Drawing - April 11, 2019

The Annual Ultimate Fashion Show and Champagne Luncheon will feature a runway of colorful spring and summer fashions, as well as an exciting array of raffle items. Models, both young and old, will shine in the season’s latest classic, cool and comfortable designs for men, women and children alike.

We will also honor two deserving Women of Excellence, Candie Simmons and Robin Robinson, with our unique personalized "Woman of Excellence" Award!

The Ultimate Fashion Show features a delicious champagne brunch, ‘Ultimate Giveaways,’ and, of course, the premiere of the 2019 spring fashion line, so it offers something for everyone!

The crowning drama of the event is the drawing for a new car!!  This years Car for a Cure -- a 2019 Honda Insight LX generously donated by Patty Peck Honda!

For tickets, Please call 601-957-7878 or reserve online HERE!

To be a table sponsor or to donate raffle items, please call the DFM office at 601-957-7878


Car for a Cure 2019 - Drawing April 11, 2019

For three decades, Patty Peck Honda has generously donated a Honda to the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi. Proceeds from the “Car for a Cure” ticket sales benefit the children’s programs of the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi, including Camp Kandu, Mississippi’s only camp for children with diabetes and their families. Camp Kandu is free for children with diabetes, which is only made possible through your generous donations!

This years car is a  2019 Honda Insight LX Hybrid which offers comfortable seating for five with leading edge technology, including standard Honda Sensing safety and driver-assistive technology. Powered by a 1.5-liter, 16-valve, DOHC VTEC 4-cylinder Atkinson cycle engine with CVT Transmission. Delivers class-leading acceleration and up to 55 mpg EPA fuel economy courtesy of its innovative two-motor hybrid powertrain.

The Drawing is at the Ultimate Fashion Show April 11, 2019. You need not be present to win.  Car color subject to availability.

Tickets $25 or Buy 4 and get 1 free!  HERE!


Save the Date for Spring Camp Kandu! - May 4-5, 2019

Call for more information on our weekend camp for children with diabetes and their families.

601-957-7878