Association's main activities
Conducting policy advocacy
The Finnish Diabetes Association works to prevent diabetes and its complications and to improve diabetes care. The Association also looks after the interests of people with diabetes and seeks to promote the health and well-being of the Finnish people.
Enhancing diabetes-related skills
The Finnish Diabetes Association provides rehabilitation to people with diabetes and training for diabetes professionals, disseminates information about diabetes and contributes to the development of new approaches to diabetes care and patient education.
Supporting people with diabetes
The Finnish Diabetes Association is a national non-governmental organization which together with its local branches provides direct support to people with diabetes and their families on different aspects of living with diabetes and endeavours to improve the quality of life of people with diabetes.