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Home Diabetes

Programs

Get your club involved in a handful of ongoing diabetes service programs.

STRIDES FOR DIABETES
Strides events involve fun physical activity to help promote diabetes awareness and management.
 
TYPE 2 DIABETES SCREENING
Type 2 diabetes screening events are an important way to help your community understand their diabetes risk and take steps toward prevention.
 
DIABETES PEER SUPPORT GROUPS
Diabetes peer support groups encourage the exchange of support of all types among community members living with diabetes.
 
DIABETES CAMPS
Diabetes camps are designed to help enhance the quality of life for young people living with diabetes by providing diabetes management skills.

LCIF Grants

Several types of foundation grants are available to support diabetes service throughout the world.

DIABETES GRANT
LCIF Diabetes grants empower Lions to implement large-scale diabetes awareness, prevention and management initiatives in their communities.
 
MATCHING GRANT
LCIF Matching grants provide equipment and construction for large-scale projects that address unmet humanitarian needs.
 
DISTRICT & CLUB COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT
Through the DCG program, 15 percent of unrestricted contributions to LCIF are transformed into grants that fund local projects on a club and/or district level.
 
LEO SERVICE GRANT
LCIF Leo Service grants provide financial assistance to Leo service projects implemented by Leo clubs in a Lions multiple district or district.

Recent diabetes grants

 

Since July 2021, LCIF has awarded 5 diabetes-related grants totaling US$273,219. Click here to download the report.

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About diabetes
 

Diabetes is a global epidemic

An estimated 463 million adults across the world are living with diabetes, and its prevalence is increasing rapidly. By 2045, the number is expected to reach 700 million. Diabetes is a global epidemic that touches every corner of the globe.

Lions Clubs International and LCIF are dedicated to empowering Lions and Leos around the world to fight diabetes by serving their communities one by one.

463M

Adults living
with diabetes
in 2019

1 in 2

Cases
undiagnosed
(232 million)

1 in 5

People above
65 years old
have diabetes

4.2M

Deaths from
diabetes
in 2019
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Educate Your Club

Use these helpful tools to learn more about diabetes, educate your community, or plan your next diabetes service project.

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