Diabetes Community Organizations

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Beyond Type 1

Children with Diabetes (CWD)

"Children with Diabetes focuses on care today, so we are ready for a cure tomorrow. We provide support, education, and inspiration to empower families and all people living with diabetes to enjoy healthy, enriched lives."


"JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our strength lies in our exclusive focus and singular influence on the worldwide effort to end T1D.

Vision: A world without type 1 diabetes

Mission: Improving lives today and tomorrow by accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications"

Connected in Motion

"We are people with Type 1 diabetes who share a vision: to create a culture of support & engagement in diabetes self-management through peer-based experiential diabetes education, sport, and outdoor adventure.

We bring like-minded individuals with Type 1 diabetes & their support networks together to hike, bike, paddle, camp, or just have a good time.

By creating communities that motivate and inspire individuals to take charge of their health today, we are helping to improve the quality of life for people with diabetes now and tomorrow."

Diabetes Education & Camping Association

"The Diabetes Education and Camping Association (DECA) unites the worldwide diabetes camping community through leadership and education, as well as shares resources to advance programs that dramatically impact people’s lives."

College Diabetes Network (CDN)

"The College Diabetes Network (CDN) is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is singularly focused on providing young adults with T1D the peer connections they value, and expert resources they need, to successfully manage the challenging transition to independence at college and beyond.

CDN works for the day when all young adults with diabetes are motivated and equipped
to live a healthy life, so they can pursue their dreams without compromise."

Diabetes Sisters

International Diabetes Federation (IDF)

"The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an umbrella organization of over 240 national diabetes associations in 168 countries and territories. It represents the interests of the growing number of people with diabetes and those at risk. The Federation has been leading the global diabetes community since 1950. IDF’s mission is to promote diabetes care, prevention and a cure worldwide. IDF is engaged in action to tackle diabetes from the local to the global level ― from programmes at community level to worldwide awareness and advocacy initiatives."

Riding on Insulin

"Our vision is to instill resilience in those facing chronic diseases.

RIDING ON INSULIN empowers, activates and connects the global diabetes community through shared experience and action sports. In addition to establishing a comfortable environment, we strive to help families explore new passions, challenge T1D, and celebrate each other’s successes."

T1D Exchange / Glu

"T1D Exchange Glu is an online community for individuals living with type 1 diabetes to connect, obtain information, and share data.

At T1D Exchange Glu, you can:

  • Drive needed research by answering a question a day about life with type 1 diabetes.
  • Read about the latest news on type 1 diabetes treatments and devices.
  • Connect with and learn from others who live with type 1 diabetes."

Diabetes Strong

"The goal of Diabetes Strong is to provide a platform where people living with (any type) of diabetes can find all the information they need to live healthy and active lives."

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