Grass Roots Approach
When Defeat Diabetes Foundation was first established in 1990 the diabetes community was fractionalized. A person with diabetes didn’t necessarily know other people who were diabetic (it’s kind of an invisible disease after all). There weren’t opportunities for people with diabetes to share information; about their treatment, challenges they were experiencing with control, and a host of other things related to living with diabetes.
Fortunately, the Internet, social media and diabetes education has changed all that. We can now come together in one place (or many) to share information, events, hopes and dreams and so much more.
This is a place to find information on diabetes education and support in your community, ask a question, get an answer, see us in action through pictures, catch up on events, read our blog, find a way to get involved and more.