Washingtonians 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 1 out of every 3 children born after 2000 in the United States will be directly affected by diabetes, and currenlty 1 in 5 health care dollars is spent caring for someone with diabetes.
Vashon Island, Washington
August 4-9, 2014: Come to ADA Camp Sealth and learn new skills and improve diabetes self-management. Campers visit medical staff before each meal and at bedtime. Meal choices are discussed with the dietitian, followed by blood sugar testing, and insulin dosing with physicians and nurses.
Step out at Magnuson Park with us and help raise money for diabetes research, advocacy and education. Join us for a fun-filled day for the entire family!
Live in the South Sound? You and your friends and family can step out in Tacoma and help raise money to Stop Diabetes!
Stop Diabetes Initiative
For residents of South Snohomish County.
The Stop Diabetes Initiative (SDI) aims to educate and empower families to take ownership of their health, increase their knowledge of healthy lifestyle choices and use available resources to prevent diabetes and the serious complications of diabetes.
Fall series schedule of family workshops is coming soon!
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.