More than ever before, companies are joining forces with the American Diabetes Association to confront diabetes, fight it, and ultimately, help us stop this disease that affects 34.2 million Americans and puts another 88 million at risk.
We thank our corporate supporters for their valuable support, and we urge other companies to join our fight against diabetes because we are all connected for life.
Banting circle supporters
The Banting Circle Elite is the American Diabetes Association's highest level of recognition for companies that develop medicines and devices to help individuals living with diabetes. It is named for Sir Frederick Grant Banting, a Canadian medical scientist, doctor, Nobel Laureate, and co-discoverer of insulin. The annual total support for companies reaching the Banting Circle Elite level is at least $1,000,000. This includes sponsorship, educational grants, advertising in Association publications, and exhibiting at Scientific Sessions and/or the annual Advanced Postgraduate Course. Companies whose support total is at least $500,000 are recognized at the Banting Circle level.
National strategic partners
The consumer product companies that support the Association at the highest level of sponsor commitment comprise our National Strategic Partners. The cumulative annual support from these companies is at least $400,000 per year (includes sponsorship, advertising, and promotional support) and they engage their employees and customers in the fight to stop diabetes.
Our National Sponsors support the Association with an annual financial commitment of at least $150,000 and conduct promotional activities to help raise awareness about the seriousness of diabetes.