American Diabetes Association

39,816 supporters

Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association conducts programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, reaching hundreds of communities. 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 funds research, publishes scientific findings, provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, health care professionals and the public and advocates for increased funding for diabetes research and for the rights of people with diabetes.

Started 2 petitions

Petitioning Congress, Companies involved in the insulin supply chain

Insulin shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg

Insulin isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity to preserve life and health. Yet the cost of insulin is increasing at an alarming rate. It’s time for change, and that’s why the American Diabetes Association wants you to join us in calling for action. Add your name to the petition and tell: - Companies involved in the insulin supply chain that we need transparency, affordability and access, and that no one who relies on insulin should have to wonder if they’ll be able to afford it, and - Congress to hold hearings to identify the reasons for the dramatic increases in insulin prices and to take action to ensure all people who need insulin have affordable access to this lifesaving medication.

American Diabetes Association
11,191 supporters
Petitioning U.S. House of Representatives

Congress: Help Us Beat Diabetes Now!

Every day, 30 million Americans – 1 in 10 people living in this country – battle diabetes. It dictates their daily routine and, despite their valiant efforts, puts them at risk for other life-threatening conditions. They need our help to beat this devastating disease, and we need your help to give their fight a voice in Congress. Will you take two minutes to remind your elected representatives on Capitol Hill that our communities are not immune to the impact of diabetes? In fact, unless we take swift and appropriate action to make funding research and prevention programs for diabetes a national priority, 1 in 3 Americans will be diagnosed by 2050. Please join with us to urge Congress to help us beat diabetes now!

American Diabetes Association
28,625 supporters