Columbus, Ohio

Ohioans are increasingly feeling the effects of diabetes as thousands of people suffer from the disease, and many others may have diabetes and not know it! The Ohio Department of Health estimates that 10.1 percent of Ohio adults have been diagnosed with diabetes - more than 895,000 people. That is why the American Diabetes Association's Columbus office is so committed to educating the public about how to stop diabetes and support those living with the disease.

We are here to help.

Events

  • 18 Aug

    Safe at School Workshop

    Columbus, Ohio
    You're invited to a FREE back-to-school workshop for parents of children with diabetes.
  • 14 Sep

    Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

    Columbus, Ohio
    Join us for a day full of fun and excitement. Participants register and recruit friends and co-workers to walk and raise money to support diabetes research, information and advocacy. This is an outdoor self-paced untimed walk. Enjoy music, health festival, kids zone, food, prizes and awards as well. Register today!
  • 14 Sep

    Step Out Volunteer

    Columbus, Ohio
    We are looking for a few volunteers to help the morning of the walk. Sign up today!
  • 11 Oct

    Art of Giving Gala

    Columbus, Ohio
    The annual art themed gala honors an organization or person who represents the mission of the Association.

Program Info

Live Empowered

The goal of this program is to increase awareness regarding the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment within the African American community. The program includes informative church and community-based activities, such as Project POWER and Choose to Live.

Stop Diabetes @ Work

Bring health, wellness, and diabetes education into your office with Stop Diabetes @ Work. Stop Diabetes @ Work is a research-based initiative that can be customized to fit within your existing wellness efforts or used as a stand-alone healthy worksite program. In addition to the co-branded employee portal, employees will build camaraderie during wellness, walk and cycling events. Our lunch & learn series is available through this program. 

Health Fairs & Speakers Bureau

The Central Ohio Office is happy to work with local organizations to attend health fairs and speaking events. Please note that we are a very small staff and utilize the help of volunteers. If you are a medical professional, CDE, or diabetes advocate, we are seeking dedicated individuals who are interested in representing the Association through speaking engagements.

For information about our programs, please contact Ellen Schneider at eschneider@diabetes.org or 614-436-1917 ext 6627.

Give Back

Workplace Giving

Community Health Charity - Ohio

Interested in workplace giving? The American Diabetes Association Central Ohio is a proud member of Community Health Charities Ohio.

Volunteer Center

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We welcome your help.

Your involvement as an American Diabetes Association volunteer — whether on a local or national level — will help us expand our community outreach and impact, inspire healthy living, intensify our advocacy efforts, raise critical dollars to fund our mission, and uphold our reputation as the moving force and trusted leader in the diabetes community.

Find volunteer opportunities in our area through the Volunteer Center.

Sponsors

Battelle Cardinal Health Giant Eagle OSU Wexner Medical Center United Healthcare