The Finnish Diabetes Association (founded 1955) is a national public-health and patient organization and the central body for 107 local branches, a national association for young people with diabetes and four professional associations. The institutional members of the Association have a total individual membership of 56 000 (approximately).
Membership of the Finnish Diabetes Association
- local branches
- Association of Finnish Diabetes Nurses
- Finnish Diabetes Research Society
- Finnish Diabetes Education Study Group
- Finnish Association of Podiatry
A person can join the Finnish Diabetes Association by becoming a member of one of its local branches. The local branches form five geographical co-operative regions. In addition, there is a sixth co-operative region consisting of Swedish-speaking branches.