How We Fund Research

What kind of research does the American Diabetes Association support?

Since the American Diabetes Association started funding research in 1952, we have invested nearly $770 million in more than 4,600 diabetes research projects.

In 2016 alone, the Association made more than $34.5 million available for research. These funds supported 378 new and continuing research projects performed by 351 investigators at 150 leading academic research institutions across the U.S.

Research Programs Grant Portfolio

The American Diabetes Association provides research support through four major categories of funding:

  • Last Reviewed: January 10, 2017
  • Last Edited: January 11, 2017

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