Greater Boston Diabetes Society Inc

New York City, NY   |  WWW.LIGHTHOUSEGUILD.ORG
This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.

Mission

FUNCTIONS AS A SUBSIDIARY OF GREATER BOSTON GUILD FOR THE BLIND (GBGB) AND PROVIDES COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND SUPPORT TO PEOPLE WITH, AND THOSE AT RISK FOR, DEVELOPING DIABETES AND DIABETES RELATED COMPLICATIONS.

Ruling year info

1974

Principal Officer

ALAN R MORSE

Main address

15 W 65th St

New York City, NY 10023 United States

EIN

04-2232419

NTEE code info

Specifically Named Diseases (G80)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

DIABETES EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE CONDUCTED FOR ADULTS WITH DIABETES TO INCREASE AWARENESS ABOUT DIABETES, CURRENTLY AN EPIDEMIC IN OUR COUNTRY, ABOUT DIABETES RELATED SERVICES, AND ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF MANAGING THE DISEASE TO PREVENT COMPLICATIONS SUCH AS BLINDNESS, KIDNEY DISEASE AND AMPUTATION. DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAMS ARE CONDUCTED FOR ADULTS TO ALERT PEOPLE ABOUT RISK FACTORS AND POSSIBLE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF THE DISEASE, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, TO PROMOTE HEALTHY BEHAVIORS REGARDING NUTRITION AND EXERCISE THAT CAN DIRECTLY REDUCE THEIR RISK OF DEVELOPING TYPE 2 DIABETES. PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN FOCUS ON INCREASING AWARENESS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DIABETES AND NUTRITION, AND TO HELP CHILDREN LEARN TO MAKE POSITIVE DECISIONS ABOUT EATING AND EXERCISE THAT WILL PREVENT THEIR DEVELOPING TYPE 2 DIABETES. IF NOTHING CHANGES, ONE IN EVERY THREE CHILDREN BORN IN THE U.S. WILL DEVELOP THE DISEASE IN THEIR LIFETIME. PROGRAMS ARE CONDUCTED IN SCHOOLS AND AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS, AND OFFER INTERACTIVE EXERCISES FOR LEARNING ABOUT NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, AND TAKE HOME MATERIALS FOR PARENTS. VISION LOSS AND DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM ARE ALSO OFFERED FOR EDUCATORS AND CARE PROVIDERS, TO INCREASE AWARENESS OF THE DIABETES EPIDEMIC AND CAUSATIVE RELATIONSHIP OF DIABETES AND VISION LOSS. INSTRUCTORS PROVIDE STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES THEY CAN IMPLEMENT TO REDUCE INCIDENCE OF THESE DISEASES AMONG THE CHILDREN AND ADULTS THEY TEACH AND CARE FOR.

Expenses
$20,618
Revenue
$0

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