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Diabetes Advocacy

Advocacy is the act or process of helping others.
Our collective goal is to see diabetes is cured and until that time,
people with diabetes live as healthy and rich a life as possible.

We each work to achieve that goal in different ways.
You can help or find help through the following groups or activities:
Act Now.

Upcoming Friends for Life Conferences

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November 8-10, 2019
Sheraton on the Falls
Niagra Falls, Ontario

FFL Indy 2020 Horiz With Flags v2

March 27-29, 2020
Crowne Plaza Downtown
Indianapolis, Indiana

FFL Orlando 2020 Horiz

July 14-20, 2020
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Orlando, Florida

Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition

The Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition (DPAC) is an alliance of people with diabetes, caregivers, patient advocates, health professionals, disease organizations, and companies working collaboratively to promote and support public policy initiatives to improve the health of people with diabetes.

American Diabetes Association Advocacy Center

ADA’s Advocacy Center advocacy efforts include supporting government funding for diabetes research and programs, ensuring access to health care, promoting the prevention of type 2 diabetes, combatting discrimination, and much more.

JDRF Advocates

JDRF Advocates help build and sustain critical support for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research funded by the Federal Government by raising awareness among Members of Congress of the financial, medical, and emotional costs of the disease.

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