Programs, Services, Support and Education
Safe at School s an informational site for safety and fairness for children with diabetes.
Here in Hawaii, the American Diabetes Association's Youth and Family Link Committee and Advocacy Committee are working hard to ensure that students with diabetes are medically safe at school. Diabetes Care Tasks at School List of Training Materials are available for any school trying to educate their staff and volunteers about diabetes for the safety of their students. You may also contact the American Diabetes Association for more information at 808-947-5979, neighbor islands may call toll-free at 888-DIABETES (342-2383).
Diabetes Education Programs in Hawaii
View the diabetes education programs throughout Hawaii that are recognized by the American Diabetes Association.
American Diabetes Association Online Community
The American Diabetes Association has created an online community for everyone affected by diabetes. Join the discussion and find support now!
Adult Support Group
Every first Thursday of the Month from 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Group sessions are held at American Diabetes Association in Suite 940 of the Pioneer Plaza, unless otherwise specified.
The Adult Support Group was created to ensure that people with diabetes are kept up to date with the best education and information, the Association provides monthly Adult Support Group workshops. These programs are designed to bring information and skills directly to the patient in their own “community” to assist them with daily management of their diabetes and/or to prevent diabetes. We welcome anyone and everyone to attend—bring a family and/or a friend.
Learning to live with diabetes doesn't happen overnight and parents don't have to do it alone. The American Diabetes Association is here for your family when you need us most — every day.
- Family Link connects you to with other families of kids with diabetes.
- Planet D is a site your child may explore more about diabetes, discover new things, and connect with new friends.
- MyFoodAdvisor is a new online resource providing you with new recipes, cooking tips, and a meal plan each month. Register for free today!
- College and Diabetes is a self advocacy guide for students going to college with diabetes.
For other family and youth programs, please call 808-947-5979.
Living with Type 2 Diabetes
"You have diabetes" is a statement that 1.9 million Americans will be stunned by this year alone. In Hawaii, 113,000 people have diabetes, of which 28,000 remain undiagnosed. 20,000 Native Hawaiians have diabetes in the State of Hawaii. The Association is committed to providing the necessary information, tools and other resources to all affected by diabetes to raise awareness and improve outcomes of those affected by diabetes or prediabetes.
The purpose of the Living With Type 2 Diabetes program is to provide diabetes educational materials, tools, support services, and other resources to those affected by diabetes so they can make healthier lifestyle choices, and experience reduced onset of diabetes and its complications.
To enroll, please download and complete the Living with Type 2 Diabetes Enrollment Form and submit to:
American Diabetes Association
900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 940
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
808-546-7502 – Fax
firstname.lastname@example.org – Email
For more information, contact LJ Duenas with any questions or concerns at 808-947-5979 or email@example.com.
Stop Diabetes at Work
Stop Diabetes at Work is a free employee awareness program for a healthy workplace. The program brings to your worksite volunteer healthcare professionals to present critical information to companies, organizations and communities about preventing and managing diabetes. For more information about the Stop Diabetes @ Work Program or sponsorship opportunities, please contact LJ Duenas at 808-947-5979 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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