Coalition Membership is open to individuals and organizations that want to be part of a collaboration to prevent and reduce diabetes and its complications. We celebrate the advocacy and passion of our members with the Sally Joy Leadership Award.


DPAC membership meeting DPAC, founded in 1977, is a partnership of individuals and organizations who actively work to inform, motivate and activate people in Michigan who have diabetes or work with people with diabetes.

Become part of a statewide effort to prevent diabetes and reduce diabetes prevalence and complications in Michigan. Be a change agent-locally and statewide.

DPAC Digest

This quarterly newsletter highlights DPAC activities, education opportunities and advocacy news from our statewide partners. Did you miss an issue? Read past newsletters here.

Sally Joy Award

In 2012, the Diabetes Partners in Action Coalition (DPAC), along with the American Diabetes Association (ADA), recognized DPAC member Sally Joy for her advocacy and passion promoting diabetes and kidney disease programs to improve the lives of people living with diabetes.

In honor of Sally's leadership efforts, DPAC and ADA annually recognize a deserving individual with the Sally Joy Leadership Award.