2023-24 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 Nutrition and Diabetes 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 Nutrition and Diabetes 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 Nutrition and Diabetes Care include:

  • Summer 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 2023-2024 fiscal year.  Learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

Platinum (>$25,000)


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.

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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.


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.


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.

Lean Cuisine

LEAN CUISINE® is synonymous with eating well and meeting goals. We are committed to crafting delicious and nutritious dishes to align with what eating well has come to mean. As definitions of wellness have evolved and expanded, so have our offerings. Our new Lean Cuisine Balance Bowls are the 1st frozen entrées that meet the nutrition guidelines of the Better Choices for Life program from the American Diabetes Association® (ADA).


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.

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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!

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)

California Almonds

The Almond Board of California is dedicated to promoting California almonds to a global audience both through marketing efforts and by funding and promoting studies about almonds' health benefits, as well as ensuring sustainable agricultural practices and food safety. The Almond Board’s mission is to expand global consumption of California almonds through leadership in strategic market development, innovative research, and the accelerated adoption of industry best practices.


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.

Lifeway Foods offers a variety of cultured dairy products made to fit into each person’s individual healthy lifestyle. Our deliciously tart and tangy Lifeway Kefir, our kid-focused Lifeway ProBugs and our versatile Farmer Cheese are nutrient-rich probiotic powerhouses designed to support the microbiome. Lifeway is on a mission to have a meaningful impact on the world in which we live.