JACKSON, Miss. – National Diabetes Awareness Month is observed every November to draw attention to diabetes and its effects on millions of Americans, more than 276,000 of whom live in Mississippi.
The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi (DFM) is the state’s premier nonprofit health organization working to prevent diabetes and associated complications as well as to improve the lives of every child, adult, and every family touched by type 1 or type 2 diabetes. They accomplish this through education, support, advocacy, medical assistance and research.
Whether you are living with diabetes, caring for someone with diabetes, or you are simply trying to prevent diabetes, The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi can provide basic facts about type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and information pertaining to medications, and educational resources to help you live a healthy life.
For more information please contact DFM at 601-957-7878 or visit www.msdiabetes.org.