Wellness Champions

Health Champion Designees

Building Better Companies, Organizations and Communities

Engaging people in healthy living and encouraging healthful habits is no easy task, but the rewards are great—happy and healthy workforces, memberships and communities that are more productive and connected.

The American Diabetes Association Wellness Lives Here™ initiative, designed to inspire and fuel our nation's healthful habits at work and beyond is pleased to recognize our Health Champion Designees. These companies, organizations and communities make health and wellness a priority for their employees, members and community groups and have met the ADA’s Health Champion designation's healthy living criteria in three different areas: Nutrition and Weight Management, Physical Activity, and Organizational Well-Being. Designees that participate in Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes® and/or Tour de Cure® are recognized asHealth Champion Elite.

Congratulations, Health Champions!


*Denotes Elite Designation


  • Allison Transmission
  • Accenture*
  • Baxter International, Inc.*
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Bon Secours Virginia Health System
  • Canon Information Technology Services, Inc.*
  • Cigna*
  • City of Detroit
  • Denver Health and Hospital Authority*
  • Drake University
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
  • Gray Construction*
  • Harkins Builders
  • Higginbotham
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Immanuel
  • Interpublic Group
  • Lennox International Inc.
  • LifeStart Wellness Network
  • Marsh & McLennan Agency – Atlanta
  • McLeod County, MN
  • MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital*
  • National Information Solutions Cooperative
  • Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services, Disability Determination Division
  • Pennington Biomedical Research Center*
  • Safran Landing Systems Kentucky, LLC
  • Select Health of SC
  • Sentara Healthcare
  • Sibley Heart Center Cardiology
  • Solera Health*
  • Sun Life Financial*
  • Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health*
  • Tocci Building Companies
  • TTEC* (Formerly TeleTech)
  • Walsh Duffield Companies, Inc.

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  • American Diabetes Association*
  • Baptist Health Lexington*
  • Buzz Oates*
  • Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rehabilitation Hospital-an affiliate of HealthSouth*
  • City of Memphis Government
  • County of Chester*
  • El Rio Health Center, Inc.*
  • Excelsior Springs School District
  • Florida Department of Health in Seminole County*
  • Florida Hospital*
  • Garland Independent School District*
  • Grand Prairie Independent School District
  • GTE Financial
  • HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of York PA
  • Lacks Enterprises, Inc.*
  • MGMA*
  • North East Independent School District*
  • Northwest Human Services
  • Phila College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, MS
  • Saint Louis Art Museum
  • St. Louis County*
  • St. Petersburg College*
  • The American Society of Anesthesiologists*
  • The City of Portsmouth, VA
  • Yale New Haven Health System

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  • Academy School District 20
  • Daughters Of Isis Of North & South America - Syrian Court #40
  • University of Nebraska-Omaha

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