The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi

Our mission is simple—we save lives every day! 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 advocacy, education and patient assistance.

Who We Are

Learn more about the DFM and our efforts to assist Mississippians with diabetes.


Donate to the DFM today to support education, advocacy, and patient assistance statewide

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Save the Date!

Ultimate Fashion Show : April 25, 2024

This event will feature a runway of colorful spring and summer fashions, as well as an exciting array of raffle items.
Models will walk the runway with this season’s latest designs for men, women, and children.


Car for a Cure: April 25, 2024

Each year, the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi teams up with Patty Peck Honda of Ridgeland to "put the brakes on diabetes" with the Car for a Cure Giveaway!

The winning ticket is drawn live at the Ultimate Fashion Show every April.


Spring Camp Kandu: May 4, 2024

– a place where kids with diabetes ‘Kandu’ anything!  Children with diabetes are just like any other children, with the exception they have to pay particular attention to their medication, eating habits, and blood sugar.  Camp Kandu emphasizes their ability to live healthy lives while making friends with other children who share similar experiences.


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