Programs

Passport to Health

Passport to Health is a personal health tool and culturally- relevant program for the Hispanic/Latino Community, connecting adults who are at-risk or diagnosed with type 2 diabetes to diabetes education, community resources and health screenings, encouraging participants to become proactive abut caring for their personal health outcome. This program offers eight interactive workshops which addresses the importance of increasing physical activity, nutrition, self-management and complications.

For more information, please contact Barbara Ortiz at bortiz@diabetes.org.

Diabetes Self-Management Toolkit

The Diabetes Self-Management Toolkit provides interactive and educational workshops specifically designed for the African American community. The kit helps participants implement lifestyle changes, improves nutrition and increases physical activity. This program offers a series of eight interactive workshops.

For more information, please contact Jeanette Grimes at jgrimes@diabetes.org.

Senior Program

The Senior Program is a series of eight interactive workshops which provide the ability to manage diabetes by leaning about nutrition, physical activity, neuropathy, and kidney disease. The program is offered at senior homes and senior groups.

For more information, please contact Jeanette Grimes jgrimes@diabetes.org.

Stop Diabetes at Work

The American Diabetes Association's Winning at Work: Detecting, Preventing and Managing Diabetes for a Healthy Workplace program provides companies the resources employees need to live healthier lives – whether they are working to prevent diabetes or to manage diabetes if they have already been diagnosed.

To learn more about how your employees can improve their health and "win at work," please contact Peter Ruccione at pruccione@diabetes.org.

Become a Diabetes Advocate!

What you say matters! The Association works to improve access to quality care, eliminate discrimination against adults and children because of their diabetes in schools and the workplace, and works to make sure the federal government is adequately funding diabetes research and programs. Become a diabetes advocate and make your voice heard! Receive action alerts on legislation that affects people with diabetes.

Sign up at diabetes.org/advocacy.

  • Last Reviewed: January 30, 2014
  • Last Edited: August 20, 2015