Together on Diabetes is the flagship philanthropic program of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation. It was launched in November 2010 with the goal to improve the health outcomes of people living with type 2 diabetes in the United States by strengthening patient self-management education, community-based supportive services and broad-based community mobilization. Consistent with the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s mission to promote health equity and improve health outcomes, this initiative targets adult populations disproportionately affected by type 2 diabetes.

Together on Diabetes Grantee Harvard Law School Releases 2014 PATHS Report on Diabetes Prevention and Management for North Carolina

On May 29th, the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School released the 2014 New Carolina State Report: Providing Access to Healthy Solutions (PATHS) – The Diabetes Epidemic in North Carolina: Policies for Moving Forward. The report provides a comprehensive summary of the type 2 diabetes landscape in the state, including a discussion of the policies that impact type 2 diabetes and policy recommendations to help reduce its prevalence and consequences. Learn more.

The Morehouse School of Medicine/Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Partnership for Diabetes Health Equity Launches Educational Webinar Series

The National Center for Primary Care at Morehouse School of Medicine is hosting an ongoing series of webinars focusing on diabetes health equity and related topics.
Click here to learn more and register.

2014 Together on Diabetes Grantee Summit

On February 24-26, 2014, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation convened grantees, implementing partners, national leaders, expert faculty, and staff in Atlanta, Georgia for the third Together on Diabetes Grantee Summit. The summit is an opportunity for grantees and partners to share lessons learned, explore challenges together and build collaborative efforts.

Learn more by viewing the Summit agenda, program, report, keynote speaker videos and slides, grantee panel presentations, grantee posters, and skills building workshop materials.



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LATEST NEWS “Diabetes Education is Only the Start” Peers for Progress – a program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation -
sponsored a group of diabetes peer supporters to attend the annual American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) conference this August in Atlanta, GA, to share their unique perspective on diabetes education. Read their blog.



Dr. Jo Ivy Boufford’s Presentation to the Together on Diabetes Learning Collaboratives
On June 13th 2014, Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford, President of the New York Academy of Medicine and member of the Together on Diabetes Expert Advisory Council, gave a presentation on Community Benefit in the context of the New York State Prevention Plan. The recording of this webinar can be found here.




Food is Medicine Webinar: May 8th 2:00 PM EST

Healthy food is a key care component in handling an individual's overall health, especially when managing diabetes. For these individuals, food is medicine. Learn more by tuning into the webinar by Together on Diabetes' grantees Harvard Law School and the National Network of Public Health Institutes.



3.27.2014  | Together on Diabetes Grantee Harvard Law School Releases 2014 PATHS Report on Diabetes Prevention and Management in New Jersey


Together on Diabetes Partner Mingo County Diabetes Coalition Honors A Patient For Taking Control of His Diabetes
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