The Jared Kuper Diabetes Foundation offers financial assistance and supportive services for people living with diabetes and their family. If you are in need of medical supplies, insulin, financial assistance, or a mentor, contact us for more information. 

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A diabetes mentor who can relate to your challenges can make a difference in your life by providing emotional, social, and educational support.


If you or a loved one are living with diabetes and would like more information on how to receive diabetes medical supplies, we can help.


We provide financial assistance to support the growing cost of

life-saving diabetes medications and supplies. Contact us to learn more.

Diabetes Websites

American Diabetes Association Social Communities #DSMA (Weekly twitter chats) (female-specific) EstuDiabetes (Spanish) (Type 1 diabetes-specific) (Type 1 diabetes-specific) (Various disease states) (Type 1 diabetes-specific)

Diabetes Books

Books Written by People with Diabetes Balancing Diabetes – by Kerri Sparling Diabetes Do’s & How-To’s, 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life and the 50 Diabetes Truths That Can Save It and The ABCs of Loving Yourself With Diabetes – by Riva Greenberg Emotional Eating with Diabetes, Your Diabetes Science Experiment, Dealing with Diabetes Burnout – by Ginger Vieira My Sweet Life: Successful Women with Diabetes and My Sweet Life: Successful Men with Diabetes – by Beverly Adler Shot– by Amy Ryan The Book of Better: Life with Diabetes Can’t Be Perfect. Make it Better – by Chuck Eichten The First Year: Type 2 Diabetes: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed and Prediabetes: What You Need to Know to Keep Diabetes Away – by Gretchen Becker The Sisterhood of Diabetes – by Judith Jones Ambrosini The Smart Woman’s Guide to Diabetes – by Amy Mercer Too Sweet: The Not-So-Serious Side of Diabetes – by Laura Kronen ***Books by parents of children with diabetes: Raising Teens with Type 1 – by Moira McCarthy Stanford Kids First, Diabetes Second – by Leighann Calentine TypeCast: Amazing people overcoming the chronic disease of type 1 diabetes – by Andrew Deutscher Books Written by Medical Professionals with Diabetes Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution – by Richard Bernstein (Also a doctor) Taking Control of Your Diabetes – by Steven Edelman (Also a doctor) Any of Sherri Colberg’s books (also an exercise physiologist) Any of Gary Scheiner’s books (also a CDE)

Diabetes Online Communities

These two links are full of links to some of the most bustling diabetes communities and the longest list of diabetes blogs I’ve seen: Diabetes Advocates Community List Diabetes Mine’s Blog Roll



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Northbrook, IL 60062

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The Jared Kuper Diabetes Foundation is a recognized

not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization

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