American Diabetes Association, Inc.

Rating: 2.56 stars   9 reviews

Address:

300 Penn Center Boulevard Suite 602 Pittsburgh PA 15143 USA

Mission:

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.  

Programs:

  • 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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Reviews for American Diabetes Association, Inc.

Rating: 5 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

September 2012 article in Bloomberg & NPR found much of the donations going to a telemarketer, InfoCision. This charity will not get my money.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Unsure

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Some

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Okay

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Unsure

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 1 stars  

9 people found this review helpful

The mismanagement of this organization is dreadful. Local Directors seem to rule with an erratic, iron first. Favoritism is rampant and mission- and revenue-driven results appear to have little impact on decision making. It's sad and would be embarrassing for the organization, if more people knew.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

No

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Okay

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

No

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

 
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