About Diabetes

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Discoveries and Knowledge That Make a Difference


The program funds this new generation of scientists at the peak of their creativity, providing them with the freedom, autonomy, and resources to discover the next breakthroughs in the field of diabetes.

Scientific Sessions

In June 2022, the ADA hosted the first hybrid Scientific Sessions from New Orleans, LA, providing a broader reach than ever for the world’s premier meeting on diabetes research, prevention, and care.

Standards of Care

This long-running continuing education program, based on the ADA’s Standards of Care in Diabetes, puts practical, up-to-date information into the hands of physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and other primary care professionals.

Professional Journals

The American Diabetes Association® (ADA) is committed to publishing the most timely, innovative research and information for professionals who specialize in diabetes research, treatment, education, and care.


Diabetes Advocates Who Make a Difference

2022 was a landmark year for diabetes advocacy, with the ADA leading the charge for groundbreaking policies that will improve the lives of the over 133 million Americans living with diabetes and prediabetes.

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Health Equity Now

Health Equity Focus That Makes a Difference

No one should have to miss out on the lifesaving care or medication they need. The ADA has long been committed to building a more equitable health care system, where every person gets the best possible preventative and diabetes care.

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Community Programs That Make a Difference

For children living with type 1 diabetes and people at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, these ADA programs are a place to make connections and learn skills for living well.

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ADA Camp

There's something magical about ADA Camps—where children living with diabetes can just be kids.

Programs and Initiatives

Project Power

Empowers adults and children to reduce their risk or manage and thrive with type 2 diabetes.