Plan to Join Us

MasterLab is about building a sense of what is possible in Diabetes Advocacy. If you are called to advocacy MasterLab will connect you with people, resources and skills be be a better advocate. The best way to get a feel for Master Lab are the slides and video archive from the Diabetes Advocates MasterLab from the summer of 2014 at the bottom of this page. It was presented by the Diabetes Hands Foundation in collaboration with Children with Diabetes.

Register now for our second DiabetesAdvocates MasterLab this summer (July 7 and 8).



To get started, we invite you to take our Diabetes Advocacy Survey, so we can keep you updated with opportunities for Diabetes Advocates.

Join Others

We don’t want to reinvent the advocacy wheel. There is already outstanding leadership on many diabetes-related issues. If you have not done so already, we encourage you to learn these advocacy efforts. Adding your voice can amplify these efforts to help people with diabetes.

American Diabetes Association
How to engage: Sign up for ADA advocacy alerts with your email and zip code.

How to engage: Complete the form to receive advocacy alerts from JDRF.

AADE (American Association of Diabetes Educators)
How to engage: Become an advocate for diabetes education.

Join the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists call for legislation to create a National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission. Send their letter to your representative/senators or adapt it and send your own version.

Virtual MasterLab – 2014 Slides & Videos


The MasterLab is about building a sense of what is possible

Slides from MasterLab (July 2, 2014)

You can download the deck from this page.

Video footage from MasterLab (July 2, 2014)

You can watch a playlist with the whole day’s worth of footage below, allowing you to skip presentations by clicking on the “NEXT” button in the video player.

You can also watch individual presentations:

We invite you to share these videos with others, so that we may spread the word far and wide.

Additional resources discussed during MasterLab


Program Sponsors
Diabetes Advocates MasterLab was made possible thanks to generous contributions made by the following organizations.