This powerful initiative is designed to inspire and fuel our nation's healthful habits at work and beyond. With year-round opportunities, Wellness Lives Here™ helps companies, organizations and communities educate and motivate people to adopt healthful habits to reduce the impact of type 2 diabetes and other obesity-related illnesses. For some, it means fewer sick days and higher productivity. For others, it means looking and feeling better. For everyone, the result is empowerment—Americans who are better able to control, delay or prevent Diabetes and related health problems.
The Health Champion designation recognizes companies and organizations that integrate and champions culture of wellness within the workplace. Those meeting criteria in nutrition and weight management, physical activity and organizational well-being have an opportunity to be recognized by the American Diabetes Association as Health Champions.Learn More
Bring physical activity, nutrition and health into your workplace and support the mission of the Association through three actionable Wellness Days. These events promote physical activity and nutrition and increase awareness surrounding type 2 diabetes risk. Start planning your engagement today.Learn More
Workplace tools that support corporate wellness efforts including education, nutrition information, and walking and activity resources. These research-based tools can be integrated into existing efforts or used as a stand-alone resource.Learn More
Geared toward individuals, these informational and educational resources provide access to credible and trusted online content and e-newsletter subscription opportunities. The tools are focused around healthy eating and recipes, managing type 2 diabetes, and assessing health risks.Learn More
Our signature physical activity events provide an opportunity to make a statement about your company's commitment to the health and well-being of its employees and raise much needed funds for the cause. Participation not only encourages better health but it's also a great way to promote team building and camaraderie.Learn More
The CEO Leadership Circle is a visible and transformational opportunity for a company's top executive, providing a platform for leaders to champion wellness within their company and get recognized as a leader in the diabetes cause. CEO Leadership Circle members will have a part in the dialogue on health and wellness and a commitment to healthier communities.Learn More
May 2, 2018
Held the first Wednesday of May each year, National Get Fit Don't Sit Day™ is an opportunity for the ADA to increase awareness of the dangers of excessive sitting and the importance of getting up and moving throughout the day—especially at work.