Rochester, New York

New Yorkers 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! It is estimated that one out of every three children born after 2000 in the United States will be directly affected by diabetes.

That is why the American Diabetes Association's Rochester 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

Program Info

The American Diabetes Association's Rochester office serves the community with a variety of FREE programs, workshops and awareness campaigns for people living with diabetes, their friends and their families. For information about any of our programs, please contact Kelly Mueller at kmueller@diabetes.org.

Live Empowered

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Focusing on the African American community, Live Empowered offers a number of programs including the faith-based Project POWER and Choose to Live, a diabetes awareness toolkit. Community-based activities and workshops are also available.

Por tu familia

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Our flagship Latino Intiatives program, Por tu familia, includes publications on topics ranging from cooking with Latin flair, to be being more physically active, to maintaining a healthy weight as well as a variety of community-based events, workshops and activities.

Stop Diabetes @ Work

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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. Complete the online survey or contact us to get your company involved.

Living with Type 2 Diabetes

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When you enroll in the FREE Living with Type 2 Diabetes Program you'll receive personalized text messages to help you learn healthy eating habits and remember medications and appointments; 5 informational packets on diabetes; 3 free issues of Diabetes Forecast magazine; healthy recipes for you and your family; a monthly e-newsletter with tips, stories and resources; and access to our online community and local events. Enroll Today!

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.