People who care for others, who live for others and sacrifice their
comfort for the mankind are the ones who are eligible of being called successful. These people feel
happy to selflessly help others, who are in trouble, and realize that wealth accumulation and
achievement of personal goals, is not the real success and objective of life.
Why become a volunteer for American Diabetes
If you are helpless and are unable to make the
life of your loved ones better, who are victims of diabetes, then you are welcomed to join
American Diabetes Association, provided that you do not compromise any good work for another
It is not compulsory that you only join
American Diabetes Association, but if you have no specific foundation to join on your priority
list and you want to fight diabetes to make life of people around you and life of your own
healthy, then you may join American Diabetes Association, preferably.
A brief history of American Diabetes
Cure, care and commitment; these are the
American Diabetes Association’s mission-vision. ADA is committed to help those who are suffering
from diabetes and make their life colorful by providing proper treatment to them. Not only this,
ADA is also loyal for the assistance of those people who live for others, who dedicated their
lives for the betterment of humanity, those who regularly attend and help
With presence over 800 communities across the
USA, the American Diabetes Association has contributed $200 million, since its existence in 1940
– the greatest after the US government itself. ADA has made a life-long obligation to care for
diabetics and finding an operative and perpetual cure intended for the
Why is it important to help people with
Seven percent of the total population of USA
suffers from diabetes, one-third of who even don’t know about the dangerous status of their
health. This can cause serious and life-threatening complications to the health. To avoid these
dangers, early and appropriate treatment is necessary, which is only possible if you give proper
attention at the very first warning signs and symptoms. Diabetes kills more number of people
than AIDS and breast cancer do, combined.
An ADA volunteer must fulfill the following three
Extending care – the best
support that can be given to a diabetic is proper care and attending him/her regularly. Give as
much time to the diabetics, as possible.
Eliminate discrimination –
get rid of the prejudices and misassumptions about the disease to improve the outlook of the
society towards the diabetics, who are also the part of the society with equal
Social involvement –
volunteers are expected to show courage of protesting against the reduction in funding for the
research for finding a cure or better treatments for the disease, and looking after the
patients. They must also be determined to stand against any law that violates rights of the
patients, by any law-enforcing body.
How to become a volunteer for the American
You must register online or preferably at the
nearest American Diabetes Association branch from your home to become a Diabetes Advocate. Just
keep it straightforward and help others by raising awareness about the disease, among the
public. Let the people know about the symptoms of the disease, proper treatment advices, as well
as dangerous consequences of the disease, if left untreated. These will be more than enough
helpful contributions for American Diabetes Association.