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Our special events help raise critical funds for educational programs, advocacy and research while forwarding the mission of the American Diabetes Association: to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

Father of the Year

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Father of the Year is an event that honors outstanding fathers for their ability to successfully balance their professional and personal lives while making an impact in the community.

Father of the Year Denver
June 16, 2016
Hyatt Regency Convention Center - Denver, CO

For more information, please contact Bernice Boachie at 720-855-1102 ext. 7012 or  

Tour de Cure

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Routes vary from 10 miles to 100 miles with fully stocked rest stops, full lunch, live entertainment and amazing start and finish energy. New in 2016 - Tour de Cure Colorado will now feature a walk/run route! The Tour de Cure Colorado, Southern Colorado Tour de Cure and Denver Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes will be combining to have an even greater impact on the fight to Stop Diabetes! Many Roads, One Purpose - Ride, Walk or Run at Tour de Cure Colorado!

Tour de Cure Colorado
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Salisbury Park - Parker, CO

For more information, please contact Hannah Hoogenboom at 720-855-1102 ext. 7023 or


Our Community Engagement team develops awareness programs, educational events and youth intiatives programs in Colorado to help educate, increase knowledge about the Association and its events, and help fulfill the Associaton's mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

Family Link

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Learning to live with diabetes doesn't happen overnight - and you don't have to do it alone. The Family Link program offers support and resources for families living with type 1 diabetes when you need us most - every day. The Colorado Family Link program offers: Parent Mentors, Camp Colorado, A1C - Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Community, Safe at School, Everyday Wisdom Kits, Social Events and more!

For more information, please visit the Family Link Colorado page or contact Emily Fay-Enriquez at 720-855-1102 ext. 7015 or

Latino Initiatives

Latino Initiatives in Colorado seeks to inform and educate the Latino/Hispanic community about the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of regular exercise and eating healthy. The programs components are community-based health awareness, outreach and education through workshops and events. Latino Initiatives in Colorado offers Diabetes Self-Management Education, Diabetes Prevention Program, Bi-National Health Week, Everybody Move for Your Health, Ventanillas de Salud and more! Visit the Latino Initiatives page to learn more.

For more information, please contact Monica Chavez-Singleton at 720-855-1102 ext. 7032 or

Diabetes Advocates

Sign up to receive easy advocacy Action Alerts and take action to let our state and federal legislators understand the urgent need to Stop Diabetes.

To learn more about advocacy efforts in Colorado, please contact Nicole Meyer at 720-855-1102 ext. 7018 or

Diabetes Prevention Program

As part of the Colorado Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), the Association holds pending recognition status from the CDC to offer DPP classes in both English and Spanish. The 16 week course aims to help participants lose 5-7% of their body weight to lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

For more information, please contact Monica Chavez-Singleton at 720-855-1102 ext. 7032 or

Living With Type 2 Diabetes

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Living With Type 2 Diabetes is a free program that helps you understand your diagnosis and take control of your type 2 diabetes. We offer free monthly workshops and events for those living with type 2 diabetes and their loved ones in Colorado Springs. Check the Community Calendar to learn about upcoming events.

Wellness Lives Here

Wellness Lives Here Colorado presented by Centura Health, is designed to inspire and fuel our nation's healthful habits at work and beyond. Through Mission Engagement Days, Health Champion Designations, CEO Leadership Circle and more, Wellness Lives Here helps companies and organizations champion a culture of wellness with the support of the American Diabetes Association.

For more information on Wellness Lives Here in Colorado please contact Nicole Meyer at 720-855-1102 ext. 7018 or