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150 153rd Ave,
Madeira Beach, FL 33708
Defeat Diabetes® Programs and Services
Defeat Diabetes Foundation conducts a variety of programs each year to promote awareness, prevention, early detection and self-management of diabetes and pre-diabetes.
The Foundation maintains a website as a source of information for “pre-diabetics” and diabetics. It contains over 4500 pages of information including self-management tips, latest news on diabetes and health, nutrition and fitness information and more.
Defeat Diabetes Foundation provides a free on-line newsletter, E-Lerts™ featuring important information for diabetics including: links to the latest research, nutrition and fitness information, recipes, guest columnists and more.
The KIDD™ Project
provides free Defeat Diabetes® Screening Test brochures to school children, their families and school staff. This program has provided over 3.2 million brochures to more than 5,000 schools nationally. The Martial Arts Defeat Diabetes
® Community Action Project (MADDCAP
is a health related program designed to propel the efforts of martial
arts citizen-teachers across the United States to educate children and
their community about diabetes. MADDCAP™ introduces community based
awareness and prevention projects to foster a healthier local community.
We know a lot about diabetes here at Defeat Diabetes Foundation and we LOVE our pets. What could be better than to apply our expertise to help inform pet lovers on how to take care of this vital family member? There are differences between human and pet diabetes
and you can learn these differences.
Regular testing is very important for the successful management of diabetes. We at Defeat Diabetes Foundation realize how expensive testing supplies are for people with diabetes. If you are having difficulties obtaining supplies you may request: glucometer, lancing device, lancets and test strips (100 max.)
The DAN Project (Diabetes Awareness Now)
is an Awareness Program targeting young adults. It is in memory of Dan Kerner. The DAN Project has developed two, a 30 second and a 60 second, PSAs (Public Service Announcement) stressing the importance of early detection of diabetes.
Defeat Diabetes Foundation has a direct mail program providing information to the general public including the Defeat Diabetes® Screening Test, Warning Signs and Harsh Realities brochure.
The Mr. Diabetes® Wake Up and Walk® Tour
, (completed December 2008), walked over 10,000 miles through thirty-four states and countless communities spreading the message about the importance of diabetes awareness. He speaks to school assemblies, civic groups and one-on-one.
The Media Outreach campaign informs and educates the press of the dangers of diabetes Advocacy Program -- Mr. Diabetes® testifies before City Councils, State Legislatures and Governors to bring awareness of the diabetic condition to governments and their health agencies.
Updated August 1, 2013
Send your unopened, unexpired diabetes testing supplies to:
Defeat Diabetes Foundation
150 153rd Ave, Suite 300
Madeira Beach, FL 33708
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