Arkansas

Greeting Page Volunteer

Arkansans are increasingly feeling the effects of diabetes as thousands of people suffer from the disease.  Today, over 360,000 people in Arkansas have diabetes - that is 14.8% of the population.  In addition, almost 800,000 Arkansans have prediabetes. 

That is why the American Diabetes Association's Arkansas office is so committed to educating the public about how to stop diabetes and support those living with the disease.

We are here to help!

Events

Upcoming Events

Program Info

Camp Aldersgate

Camp Aldersgate is a lifeline for children with diabetes to develop the critical skills needed to thrive while managing this disease. Attending summer camp helps children develop social skills, self-respect and life-long friendships. We give kids the opportunity to meet other kids just like them while fostering independence, building self-confidence and gaining an awareness of a healthy lifestyle through education, nutrition, exercise, emotional well-being and glucose control.

Become a Diabetes Advocate!

Life isn't fair for people with diabetes. First, there is the simple fact of coping with a chronic illness.  Second, there are the barriers that prevent people with diabetes from enjoying the same opportunities at the rest of the population. Our Advocacy efforts work to bring down the barriers and fund critical diabetes research.  Take action and become a Diabetes Advocate today!

Volunteer With Us

VolunteerYour involvement as an American Diabetes Association volunteer—whether on a local or national level—will help improve lives of everyone impacted by diabetes, maybe even someone close to you. There are many ways for you to get involved—a little time can have a big impact.

Get engaged. Get involved. Sign Up to Volunteer.