"EDUCATING THE MIND WITHOUT EDUCATING THE HEART IS NO EDUCATION AT ALL"

 

 The mission of The Diabetes Family Connection is to positively transform life with diabetes through the power of community. Our organization provides recreation-based programs focused on building confidence, optimism, and support for families affected by diabetes.

 

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Diabetes impacts every member of the family. At The Diabetes Family Connection (The DFC), we believe in focusing on a holistic, family approach to diabetes management. Our programs provide an intimate space for kids, teens, and families to come together to learn from each other as well as from empathetic healthcare providers with personal ties to diabetes. Together with our vibrant community, we transform the outlook on life with diabetes. 

WHAT YOUR FAMILY CAN EXPECT FROM OUR PROGRAMS:

  • To have A LOT of fun!

  • To meet role models who have grown up with diabetes.

  • To have the opportunity to learn about cutting edge diabetes technologies.

  • To feel encouraged and empowered  to tackle daily life with diabetes.

  • To make lifelong friendships that foster support for your family.

  • To have your management questions answered by empathetic healthcare professionals.

  • To fully understand the psychosocial impact of living with a chronic condition.

  • To grow as a family.

  • To want to come back!



The Diabetes Family Connection is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, EIN: 82-5369641. Contributions to The Diabetes Family Connection may be tax deductible to the maximum extent permissible by law.