2022-23 DDPG Sponsorship


Our 4,500+ members are leaders in the healthcare community, working together with healthcare providers, other professional organizations and industry sponsors to positively impact the lives of people with diabetes and their families.

There are a variety of ways for industry sponsors to engage DDPG’s membership including:

  • Advertisements and inserts in DDPG’s highly popular publications, Cutting Edge Diabetes Nutrition and Care and NewsFLASH
  • Event sponsorships at FNCE® and our Annual Spring Leadership Retreat
  • Award sponsorships
  • E-communications
  • Webinars
  • Recipe contests
  • Educational handouts
  • And more!

Learn more: DDPG Industry Sponsorship Prospectus

To discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact DDPG's Corporate Relations Manager, Cassie Verdi, at cverdi@eatright.org or (630) 533-3349.

DDPG’s #1 Member Benefit is our Publications!

Cutting Edge Diabetes Nutrition and Care (previously On the Cutting Edge) is our peer-reviewed journal that provides members with 4 continuing education units per issue. Each issue focuses on one broad theme where research is emerging. Upcoming themes for Cutting Edge Diabetes Nutrition and Care include:

  • Winter 2023 — Inclusive Care
  • Spring 2023 — Type 1 from Infant to Elder
  • Fall 2023 — Expanding your RDN Skill Set
  • Winter 2024— Moving Diabetes Care to Primary Care

If any of these topics are of interest to your organization, consider an advertisement or insert to share your product, news, or research with our captive audience!

DDPG Corporate Sponsors

It is through the generous support of our corporate sponsors that DDPG is able to fulfill our mission and vision. We sincerely thank the following industry sponsors for their support of DDPG initiatives during the 2021-2022 fiscal year.  Learn more about sponsorship opportunities

Platinum (>$25,000)

Cannedbeans.org, sponsored by Bush’s®, is a category-building marketing campaign aimed at promoting the universal health benefits of canned beans regardless of brand. Containing fiber, protein and iron, canned beans make it easy to add more plants to your diet and help people live longer, healthier lives. Registered Dietitian Nutritionists know this is true; we need your help to educate consumers. Visit cannedbeans.org for tools, recipes, and resources.

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Gold ($15,000 - $24,999)

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


The Calorie Control Council (CCC) represents manufacturers and suppliers of low- and reduced-calorie foods and beverages, including manufacturers and suppliers of more than two dozen different low- and no- calorie sweeteners, dietary fibers and other low-calorie, dietary ingredients. CCC works with various stakeholders, including dietitians, to communicate the safety and benefits of all low- and no- calorie ingredients, as consumers continue to look to reduce added sugars and total calories in the diet and for ways to manage weight and blood glucose.


Kate Farms was founded in 2011 by parents determined to save their daughter's life after a diagnosis of failure to thrive and is now the #1 recommended plant-based formula. Kate Farms offers medical formulas for children and adults, to be used as sole source or supplemental nutrition for oral or tube feeding. They are available nationally and eligible for insurance coverage. All Kate Farms formulas are made for tolerance with easily digested organic pea protein, soluble fiber and phytonutrients to support gut health, and without common allergens or artificial ingredients. These formulas have been clinically proven to demonstrate improved tolerance and weight gain in children and adults.


Potatoes USA is the marketing organization for the 2,500 commercial potato growers operating in the United States. Potatoes USA was established in 1971 by a group of potato growers to promote the benefits of eating potatoes. Today, as the largest vegetable commodity board, Potatoes USA is proud to be recognized as an innovator in the produce industry. For more information on Potatoes USA's mission to "Strengthen Demand for U.S. Potatoes" by creating positive change in the industry through innovative and inspiring approaches, please visit PotatoesUSA.com.

Silver ($5,000 - $14,999)

The American Pecan Council (APC) represents a group of passionate growers and shellers, whose work is devoted to growing, harvesting, and processing America’s only native tree nut. The APC is helping to tell the unique story of American Pecans and provide education around pecan’s nutrition profile, health benefits, heritage and great taste. For more information, visit AmericanPecan.com.


California strawberries are grown by hundreds of family farmers who produce nearly 90 percent of the nation’s strawberries. Harvested year-round along the coast, California strawberries are low in sugar, high in vitamin C, and provide essential nutrients, fiber, and health-promoting phytochemicals. Research suggests eating just a serving of eight strawberries a day may help manage diabetes, improve heart health, support brain health, and reduce the risk of some cancers. With an emphasis on sustainable farming practices, the California Strawberry Commission is focused on production and nutrition research, food safety training and education, marketing and communications, trade relations and public policy. To learn more and connect, visit www.californiastrawberries.com.


Formed in 1986, the Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education (CBDCE) is a national not-for-profit certification organization that awards the Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) credential. The CDCES credential is held by over 19,900 health professionals including registered dietitian nutritionists, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, pharmacists, physicians, PAs, and other health professionals participating as members of the diabetes care team. The mission of CBDCE is to promote comprehensive and ongoing quality diabetes clinical management, education, prevention and support by defining, developing, maintaining and protecting the certification and credentialing processes. Visit their website at www.cbdce.org.



LifeScan Diabetes Institute is passionate about addressing the worldwide epidemic of diabetes through world-class experiential learning. We come alongside healthcare practitioners on the front lines of diabetes care as a trusted source of education, training, and support. Through our experiential learning, healthcare practitioners are better equipped to empower people with diabetes to make better use of tools and insights at their fingertips.


Love One Today® is a science-based food and wellness education program that encourages Americans to include fresh Hass avocados in everyday healthy eating plans to help increase fruit and vegetable intake and as a delicious, heart healthy, whole food source of fiber and naturally good fats.


Sifter believes shopping for healthy eating should be easy for everyone. Sifter is the industry-leading Nutrition as a Service™ (NaaS) platform that makes personalized grocery shopping a reality. Sifter's, powerful Shop By Diet™ technology offers users 130+ customized diets that are evidence-based and regulatory compliant. Built by dietitians for dietitians, Sifter makes it easier than ever for patients to adhere to nutrition recommendations and guidance while grocery shopping. Help your patients save time discovering foods, recipes, and products that meet their medical needs and personal preferences. To learn more visit Sifter.Solutions.

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Based outside Indianapolis, Heartland Food Products Group, the maker of Splenda®, is committed to helping people live happier, healthier, and longer lives by making it easier to reduce sugar. In addition to making delicious-tasting sweetener products and diabetes care shakes, Heartland provides educational information, recipes, and resources to support the diabetes community in their journey to live an overall healthier life. To learn more, visit www.splenda.com.

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Supergut is the leading evidence-based gut health nutrition brand. Our mission is to empower consumers to reclaim and sustain control over their bodies through the science of the gut microbiome. We offer delicious and convenient prebiotic-packed functional foods that consumers love, including shakes, bars, and a versatile prebiotic fiber mix that can be added to anything. Our scientifically-backed products have been shown in a gold-standard clinical study to deliver measurable improvements to gut health and all that comes with it, including better blood sugar control, weight management, energy, and more!

Tate & Lyle is a world leader in ingredient solutions for healthier food and beverages. Its global nutrition team is committed to raising the bar when it comes to evidence-based nutrition science and innovation, providing food and beverage companies with ingredients that help to address key public health challenges, like reducing sugar, calories and fat, or adding fiber and protein. Learn about Tate & Lyle’s nutrition ingredient solutions.

Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc, is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and we are dedicated to unlocking the potential of glucagon. We believe that easier-to-use medicines can have a profound impact on the lives of patients and their families. That’s why we are studying ready-to-use liquid glucagon, but that’s just the beginning. We are also studying how our formulation technology can impact patients with other conditions. We have a persistent drive to pursue advancement that have the potential to change lives - get to know us and see how our technology is unlocking the potential of today’s medicines at www.xerispharma.com

Bronze (<$5,000)

We are a global, science-led biopharmaceutical business and our innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. Driven by innovative science and our entrepreneurial culture, we are focused on the delivery of live-changing medicines that are fueling growth and contributing value to patients and society. Our longstanding commitment to patients has led us to reimagine our patientfocused ways of working, as we embed it across every aspect of our company to deliver the healthcare experience and outcomes people care about most so they can enjoy fulfilling lives.


We spent two years working with nutrition experts to create blood sugar-friendly snacks made with nutrient-rich ingredients that you (and your clients!) will love to eat. To learn more and join our community, visit www.allingoodmeasure.com.

Fresh Avocados - Love One Today® is a leading source of the healthiest reasons and tastiest ways to enjoy fresh avocados. A science-based resource, it provides facts about fresh avocados in relevant and credible ways to help make it easy for health professionals to stay on top of the latest research and confidently recommend avocados to encourage better eating patterns.

Michele’s Granola

At Michele’s Granola, we believe real food made in traditional ways states better and is better for the health of our customers and the planet. We make every batch of granola and muesli cereal by hand, from scratch with premium natural and organic ingredients, and because we believe everyone deserves good food, we donate 1% of sales to organizations working to improve access to healthy food and nutrition education.