About the DDC

Who We Are

The Delaware Diabetes Coalition, Inc. (DDC) is a statewide nonprofit organization comprised of a network of health care organizations working together to improve the lives of all people in Delaware affected by diabetes through awareness, prevention, identification, dissemination of services and advocacy.

The Coalition was established in 1994 and received non-profit recognition in 2001. The Coalition takes an active role in the development, support and advocacy for standards of care, public policies, and comprehensive plans for the prevention and control of diabetes throughout the state of Delaware. The Coalition encourages and promotes improvements in diabetes based statewide systems with regard to awareness and prevention, early detection, patient care and prevention of secondary complications of diabetes. The Coalition also encourages and promotes public and professional education programs with regard to awareness, prevention and early detection of diabetes and its complications.

Coalition Activities Include

  • The Annual Diabetes Expo, a public event held in November each year.
  • Scholarships for high school students
  • Christiana Care Annual Diabetes Update
  • The publication and updates of several resource guides
  • Collaboration with several third party healthcare organizations to standardize flow sheets for documentation in patient charts by primary care providers.
  • Collaboration with WVMI/Quality Insights of Delaware, a utilization review organization
  • Collaboration with the Medical Society of Delaware, Podiatric Society, and Ophthalmology Society to develop standardized forms regarding documentation of services for prevention and treatment of complications related to diabetes.
  • Working with the Delaware Pharmacy Society to do secondary screenings for complications and education for individuals known to have diabetes, and those who are out of control based on their A1C findings.

Volunteer

The Delaware Diabetes Coalition is the only organization of this kind in our great state. To express your interest please complete the form and you will receive a follow up call.

We have numerous volunteer opportunities including:

  • Committee leaders and general members (see Committees section below for details)
  • Executive Leadership Opportunities
  • Partnership Opportunities

Volunteer Form

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Committees

To express your interest please complete the form and you will receive a follow up call.

We have numerous volunteer opportunities including:

  • 2019 Diabetes Expo Committee
  • Delaware Diabetes Coalition general committee membership
  • Board of Directors
  • Public Relations/Communications Committee
  • 2020 Annual Diabetes Update Committee
  • Finance Committee

Committee Volunteer Form

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