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Texans are increasingly feeling the effects of diabetes as over 1.8 million people suffer from the disease, and thousands may have diabetes and not know it! It is the sixth leading cause of death in the state of Texas, and the fourth leading cause of death among the African-American and Hispanic communities in Texas.
That is why the American Diabetes Association's Austin office is so committed to educating the public about how to stop diabetes and to support those living with the disease. We provide information and resources to 26 counties in the Central Texas region, having a combined population of approximately 2.8 million people.
To learn more about the burden of diabetes in Texas, download a report produced by the Texas Diabetes Council.
We are always looking for fun and exciting ways to engage the community. For information on the events we attend and host each year, please see the calendar listing below.
Sunday, September 8, 2013
A ride, not a race, Tour de Cure is designed for everyone from the occasional rider to the experienced cyclist. In 2011, more than 55,000 cyclists in 80 events raised more than $18 million to support our mission: to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
For more information, please contact Mercedes Feris at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-472-9838 ext. 6113.
The Art of Giving Gala
Friday, October 18, 2013
The American Diabetes Association's Austin office hosts a gala event each year. This is one event where lifetime advocates, new supporters, corporations and individuals alike, come together to celebrate the gift of giving.
For more information, please contact Mercedes Feris at email@example.com or 512-472-9838, ext. 6113.
Saturday, November 2, 2013!
The signature fundraising walk of the American Diabetes Association, Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes has been taking place for more than 20 years and has raised more than $175 million to Stop Diabetes
For more information, please contact Dori Yeater at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-472-9838 ext. 6116.
School Walk for Diabetes is a year-round educational fundraising event offered to all schools in the Central Texas area by the American Diabetes Association. The event teaches children and adults the benefits of eating healthy and staying active while helping those in the community whose lives are affected by diabetes.
Health Fairs/Speaking Engagements
We focus on community outreach by attending local health fairs and various events to raise public awareness about the prevalence of diabetes. To order/print materials, please visit our Health Fair Materials page. If you have a specific health fair request, please complete the this request form and send to Maryum Mitchell at email@example.com.
The Speakers Bureau is a network of dedicated advocates in place to aide the Association in achieving its mission through speaking engagements and lunch & learns within the community. The Bureau is comprised of volunteers, medical professionals, health care providers, community leaders and more, all providing a broad range of backgrounds and experiences to facilitate both public and professional accessibility.
For more information on the Speakers Bureau, please contact Maryum Mitchell at 512-472-9838 ext. 6117.
Other Ways to Interact With Us
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Some months may not have any events.
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