“The nation’s leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. The mission of the organization is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. To fulfill this mission, the American Diabetes Association funds research, publishes scientific findings, provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, health care professionals and the public and advocates for scientific research and for the rights of people with diabetes.” (http://www.diabetes.org/aboutus/mission/info.jsp; accessed 11/24/03)
2006 Corporate Sponsors Include:
Minimum Annual Support $1,000,000
- Bayer HealthCare, Diagnostics Division
- BD Medical Diabetes Care
- Eli Lilly and Company
- GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals
- Merck & Co., Inc.
- Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals
- Pfizer Inc
- Sanofi-Aventis, Inc.
- Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.
Minimum Annual Support $500,000 Abbott Laboratories Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages Roche Diagnostics Corporation
Minimum Annual Support $250,000
- General Mills,Inc.
- Kraft Foods
- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
- Walgreen Co.
Minimum Annual Support $100,000
(http://www.diabetes.org/support-the-cause/corporate-friends/Corporate-Recognition.jsp; accessed 12/2/06)
- Abbott Diabetes Care
- Blue Moon Licensing
- Campbell Soup Company
- Colgate-Palmolive Company
- Home Diagnostics
- Medtronic MiniMed
- Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.
- Premera Blue Cross
- Safeway Inc.
Entered a relationship with Cadbury Schweppes. Cadbury Schweppes committed to support ADA programs nationally and locally, including Weight Loss Matters and America's Walk for Diabetes. As part of the agreement, Cadbury Schweppes will incorporate Weight Loss Matters healthy living messages in its promotional, advertising and point-of-sale materials. (http://www.diabetes.org/for-media/2005-press-releases/cadbury-schweppes.jsp; accessed 06/21/05)