We Are Research Leaders
Since 1952, the American Diabetes Association's investment of nearly $770 million in more than 4,600 diabetes research projects has contributed significantly to advances in diabetes care and reductions in diabetes complications, allowing people with diabetes to live longer, healthier lives.
In 2016 alone, the Association made more than $34.5 million available for research, supporting 378 research projects performed by 351 investigators at 150 leading academic research institutions across the U.S. Read more highlights in the Research Programs 2016 Year in Review.
Scientific Sessions is the largest diabetes meeting in the world, bringing together more than 14,000 clinicians and researchers from all 50 states and 117 countries.
The American Diabetes Association Research Foundation provides critical funding for diabetes research that accelerates the transition of scientific discoveries into practical, life-enhancing treatments and programs.
Learn about exciting recent advances attributable to American Diabetes Association-funded researchers.