More than 1 Million North Carolinians have diabetes



World Diabetes Day provides an opportunity to raise awareness of diabetes as a global public health issue and what needs to be done, collectively and individually, for better prevention, diagnosis and management of the condition.

Every year an estimated 72,032 people in North Carolina are diagnosed with diabetes.

Take a stand against diabetes!


DIABETESFREENC is a joint initiative of the NCMS Foundation and the American Medical Association (AMA) aimed to stop the spread of diabetes in NC.

The National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is a lifestyle change program that has free or low-cost options for patients, regardless of their insurance provider and you can refer using any of these convenient platforms: Our Community Health Initiative (OCHI), NC CARE 360 and the DPP Navigator.

Your pledge demonstrates your willingness to support diabetes prevention in NC! Pledge TODAY!