Mission

Mission:  To improve the health, function, and quality of life of Fulton and DeKalb County residents living with, at risk for, or affected by diabetes.
Vision: Residents of Fulton and DeKalb Counties have access to quality health care, community resources and support, to prevent diabetes and its complications.
Statement of Need:  Nearly 35% of Metro Atlanta residents, including 50% of seniors are unaware that they are at high risk for developing diabetes. Research shows that Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of diabetes, is largely preventable with lifestyle changes.
Of the Metro Atlanta residents living with diabetes, one in three is undiagnosed. these individuals may have already started to suffer from the serious complications of uncontrolled diabetes, including eye, kidney, and heart damage. These and other complications of uncontrolled diabetes can be prevented or minimized by a combination of regular medical care and the adoption of positive diabetes self-management skills.
DCAC is committed to “turning the tide: on diabetes by informing, empowering and providing resources and support to connect the most vulnerable of those at risk to quality medical care thereby preventing diabetes and its complications.
Link to DCAC Fact Sheet is posted under:  Member Orientation.