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American Diabetes Association
The nation’s leading nonproﬁt health organization providing diabetes research, information, and advocacy. The mission of the organization is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. To fulﬁll this mission, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) funds research, publishes scientiﬁc ﬁndings, provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, health care professionals, and the public. The association is also actively involved in advocating for scientiﬁc research and for the rights of people with diabetes.
Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association conducts programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, reaching more than 800 communities.