San Jose, California

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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 Jose 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

Family Link

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A local program for families of children with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Core components of Family Link include family mentor program for newly diagnosed children, social events and diabetes education.

For more information please contact Karen Zimmerman at 408-241-1922 ext. 7470 or

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 Jesse De La Cruz at 408-476-2104 or

Wellness Lives Here

Wellness Lives Here is designed to inspire healthful habits at work and beyond. For some, it will mean fewer sick days and higher productivity. For others, it will mean looking and feeling better. For all, it will mean more empowered Americans who can better control, delay or prevent type 2 diabetes and related health problems.

For more information, please contact Debbie Taylor at 408-241-1922 ext. 7469 or

Give Back

Crowdfund for Healthcare Expenses

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The San Jose office of the American Diabetes Association has joined with HealthDonor to provide those in Northern and Central California dealing with the impact of diabetes a way to raise funds to cover unforeseen medical expenses. Click here to learn more about how to help your family, friends, and colleagues raise money for the unexpected.

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.