We Are Research Leaders
Since 1952, the American Diabetes Association's investment of more than $735 million in more than 4,500 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 2015 alone, the Association made more than $31 million available for research, supporting 354 research projects performed by 334 investigators at 145 leading academic research institutions across the U.S.
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, including our most recent type 1 diabetes research highlights.