The Southeast Diabetes Faith Initiative (SDFI) is a national program of The Balm In Gilead, Inc. The SDFI is a 5-state faith-based project designed to expand access and utilization of the CDC’s PREVENT T2 program. Hosted by The Balm In Gilead’s local faith partners, the SDFI supports and encourage communities and individuals to live healthier in mind, body and spirit.
Who We Are
The Balm In Gilead develops educational and training programs specifically designed to meet the unique needs of African American and African congregations that strive to become community centers for health education and disease prevention.
The Balm In Gilead is known for its insightful understanding of religious cultures and values and extraordinary ability to build strong, trusted partnerships with faith communities. The Balm In Gilead has been entrusted to build the capacity of national faith structures to utilize their existing relationships to deliver comprehensive health services.