Insulet in the Diabetes Community
Our Dedication Is To Make Diabetes A Smaller Part Of Life
Life with diabetes can be incredibly challenging. At Insulet, we’re not only developing innovative technology for people with diabetes; we are also engaged members of the diabetes community. We are dedicated to enhancing awareness of the physical and psychological aspects of diabetes and improving access to care.
We collaborate closely with a variety of organizations and individuals within the diabetes community who share our mission to make diabetes a smaller part of life. The following organizations work to raise awareness and improve access to care for your diabetes, in addition to providing resources that help you learn how to better care for yourself, connect with other people, and stay informed.
Professional Medical Association and Non-Profit Organization Partners
We partner with a number of professional associations, non-profit organizations and advocacy groups to further diabetes research, education, and awareness. Our partnerships include:
American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE)
AACE is a global, inclusive community of endocrine-focused clinical members, affiliates, and partners from every walk of professional life; a dynamic organization that continues to lead the way in the endocrine community with clinical knowledge and experience. As the vital hub of knowledge and experience in clinical endocrinology, AACE defines the best paths of patient care and disease prevention, educates multi-disciplinary care teams and endocrine patients, and sets the factual record straight about endocrine diseases.
More at https://www.aace.com/
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
Our mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. We do this by fighting on behalf of the 34 million Americans living with diabetes through funding breakthrough diabetes research, advocating to secure their rights, providing valuable programming and services, and educating the world with credible diabetes information.
More at https://www.diabetes.org/
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is the only organization advancing the entire pharmacy profession—helping pharmacists find success and satisfaction in their work while advocating for changes that benefit them and their patients. Based in Washington, D.C., with an expert staff comprised of many experienced pharmacists, APhA delivers invaluable leadership and support to the largest membership community of pharmacists.
More at https://www.pharmacist.com/
The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES)
The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES) is an interdisciplinary professional membership organization dedicated to improving prediabetes, diabetes and cardiometabolic care through innovative education, management and support. With more than 12,000 professional members including nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and others, ADCES has a vast network of practitioners working to optimize care and reduce complications.
Beyond Type 1
Beyond Type 1 is a nonprofit organization changing what it means to live with diabetes. Through platforms, programs, resources, and grants, Beyond Type 1 is uniting the global diabetes community and providing solutions to improve lives today. Founded in 2015 with a focus on education, advocacy and the path to a cure for Type 1 diabetes, Beyond Type 1 has grown to also include programs for those with Type 2 diabetes. A new model of philanthropy, Beyond Type 1 aims to change what it means to live with chronic illness.
More at https://beyondtype1.org/
College Diabetes Network (CDN)
The College Diabetes Network (CDN) is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is singularly focused on providing young adults with T1D the peer connections they value, and expert resources they need, to successfully manage the challenging transition to independence at college and beyond.
Children with Diabetes (CWD)
Children with Diabetes focuses on care today, so we are ready for a cure tomorrow. As a global resource, CWD provides support, education, and inspiration to empower families and all people living with diabetes to enjoy healthy, enriched lives. Their flagship Friends for Life conference, held in Orlando, FL in July, is the largest gathering of families living with diabetes, and their robust slate of digital programming helps people stay connected throughout the year.
Diabetes Education and Camping Association (DECA)
The Diabetes Education and Camping Association (DECA) unites the worldwide diabetes camping community through leadership and education, as well as shares resources to advance programs that dramatically impact people’s lives.
More at www.diabetescamps.org/
Diabetes Leadership Council (DLC)
The Diabetes Leadership Council is a 501(c)(3) patient advocacy organization comprised of individuals who combine their passion for advocacy with decades of diabetes experience and leadership to advance patients-first policies at the local, state and national levels. Our members – all former leaders of national diabetes organizations – engage policymakers, and public and private sector influencers to call attention to the diabetes epidemic and provide a voice for 34 million Americans with the disease.
More at https://diabetesleadership.org/
Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition (DPAC)
The Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition (a 501(c)4 organization) (“DPAC”) is a grassroots alliance of thousands of people with diabetes, caregivers, patient advocates, health professionals, disease organizations and companies working collaboratively to promote and support public policy initiatives to improve the health of people with diabetes.
More at https://diabetespac.org/
DiabetesSisters is a 501c3 that offers a range of education and support services to help women of all ages with all types of diabetes live healthier, fuller lives. DiabetesSisters understands the fear and isolation that often comes with living with diabetes because the organization is managed by women who are living with diabetes.
More at http://www.diabetessisters.org/
The diaTribe Foundation
The diaTribe Foundation, a 501c3, was founded with a mission to improve the lives of people with diabetes and prediabetes and to advocate for action.
More at https://diatribe.org/foundation/
The Endocrine Society
The Endocrine Society, a 501c3, is the largest global membership organization representing professionals in endocrinology including physicians, scientists, researchers and educators. Their mission is to advance excellence in endocrinology and promote its essential and integrative role in scientific discovery, medical practice, and human health.
More at https://www.endocrine.org/
JDRF, a 501c3 is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our strength lies in our exclusive focus and singular influence on the worldwide effort to end T1D.
More at https://www.jdrf.org/
Riding On Insulin (ROI)
ROI, a 501c3, empowers, activates and connects the global diabetes community through shared experience and action sports. In addition to establishing a comfortable environment, ROI strives to help families explore new passions, challenge T1D and celebrate each other’s successes.
More at https://www.ridingoninsulin.org/
Diabetes Educational Tools and Video Tutorials
Beyond training our Podders™ how to use Omnipod®, our resource guides, training videos, and blog are full of helpful resources for the diabetes community. Many posts are written by Certified Diabetes Educators (CDEs) and current users of Omnipod® who aim to tackle frequently asked questions and share their experiences with diabetes.