San Francisco, California

Californians 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 San Francisco Bay Area 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.


Program Info

American Diabetes Month

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November is American Diabetes Month. Join the American Diabetes Association and these local business in the fight to Stop Diabetes®!

Sports Basement
In honor of American Diabetes Month, shop at any Sports Basement location between November 14 and 21 and mention American Diabetes Association at the registers to receive 15% off your purchase—with 5% going back to the American Diabetes Association. Find the store nearest you.

Throughout the month of November you can support the American Diabetes Association when you shop at Walgreens! After every purchase you can choose to donate to the American Diabetes Association through the automated pin-pad, every dollar helps in the fight to Stop Diabetes! And when you join Walgreens new Balance Rewards program, $1 will be donated to the American Diabetes Association before December 31, 2014. Learn more and sign up!

Live Empowered

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Live Empowered is a targeted approach to increase the awareness of the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of making healthy lifestyle choices such as moving more and eating healthier. Diabetes is one of the most serious health problems the African American community faces today. Twenty-five percent of African Americans between the ages of 65 and 74 have diabetes.

For more information, please contact Ka'Ryn Holder-Jackson at

Project Power

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A faith-based series of five interactive and educational workshops specifically designed for African American churches.

Project POWER was developed to provide churches with a foundation that would assist them in integrating diabetes awareness messages and life application principles into the life of the church.

For more information, please contact Ka'Ryn Holder-Jackson at

Por Tu Familia

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Diabetes is an urgent health problem in the Latino community. Getting information to the community about the seriousness of diabetes, its risk factors and those who may be at risk, and way to manage the disease is essential. Materials targeting the Latino community, available in English and Spanish, are an integral part of our outreach efforts to help improve the quality of life for Latinos with diabetes. From books to brochures, our publications will give you information on topics ranging from cooking with a Latin flair, to being more physically active, to maintaining a healthy weight.

For more information, please contact Ka'Ryn Holder-Jackson at

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.

For more information, please contact Janice Bross at

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.