American Diabetes Association, Inc.

Rating: 2.56 stars   9 reviews


300 Penn Center Boulevard Suite 602 Pittsburgh PA 15143 USA


The mission of the American Diabetes Association (the Association) is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.  


  • Since 1980 over $500 million in grants to find a cure for type 1 and type 2 diabetes and develop products to enable those with diabetes live better lives.
  • Over $10 million awarded in the past five (5) years to researchers in Western Pennsylvania.
  • American Diabetes Association holds the largest diabetes conference in the world each year called "Scientific Sessions." In 2009, over 12,000 researchers , physicians and medical professionals attended this conference.
  • The American Diabetes Association is the professional organization medical professionals turn for guidelines on patient treatment and care.

Budget is $42.5 million annually (across the entire American Diabetes Association Footprint).

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Constance F Roberts's Review for American Diabetes Association, Inc.

Rating: 2 stars  

8 people found this review helpful

Last year when we received a packet claiming that my 85 year old husband had agreed to write letters for ADA's Community Campaign, I sent it back with a letter explaining that he had not volunteered and requesting that they take us off their list. This year we received another packet! We refused delivery. My husband is now getting letters reminding him of his (non-existent) promise. I will try writing them once more but do not intend to contribute again, There are many other charities that do not rely on these tactics and pay attention to donor requests. BTW, my husband has Parkinson's and can barely write; I have severe arthritis in my hands.

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