An Organization with Passion and Commitment
- Defeat Diabetes Foundation is a 501(C) 3 non-profit charity
- We are a grassroots organization founded and staffed by people with diabetes
- We believe that people with diabetes are not helpless or hopeless
- We believe in a self-care model for diabetes management with a focus on personal knowledge and peer support
Whether you have diabetes now or want to prevent diabetes from impacting your life we have the resources to help you Get Healthy and Stay Healthy.
We are committed to continuing this work for the 29.1 million diabetics and 86 million pre-diabetics in the United States with the disease.
Together We Can…Defeat Diabetes®
Through the actions of the Executive Director, Andrew P. Mandell – Mr. Diabetes® (and other diabetic staff members), we show that diabetics are neither helpless nor hopeless and can lead active and productive lives.
Programs and Services
DDF conducts nationwide programs that focus on awareness, prevention and early detection of diabetes.
Defeat Diabetes Foundation does NOT provide professional medical advice. The information we provide is intended to help you better understand diabetes. It is NOT intended to replace the advice of your physician.
DDF is supported through donations by concerned individuals and is operated by contracted, salaried and volunteer services.