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Diabetes Foundation of 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 work to improve the lives of every child, adult, and every family touched by type 1 or type 2 diabetes. We accomplish this through education, support, advocacy, medical assistance and research. Tax ID 23-7262987


The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi

  • Provides diabetes education and awareness programs for educational facilities, churches, days cares, and, community and senior centers
  •  Distributes life-saving diabetes supplies to needy Mississippians
  • Educates and empowers children with diabetes and their families at Camp Kandu
  • Visits newly diagnosed children in the hospital and provides a backpack including diabetes supplies, nutritional guides, and educational information. 
  •  Conducts health screenings and health fairs throughout the Magnolia State 
  • Hosts an annual diabetes Super Conference to educate and provide support to those living with and those caring for individuals with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. 
  •  Funded research at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi is a Top-Rated Nonprofit by GreatNonProfits. ( and has often been ranked as a Four Star Charity, by Charity Navigator.