To review and prepare for all application criteria, download a PDF copy of the designation criteria.
The American Diabetes Association Stop Diabetes @ Work resources were developed specifically for the workplace. These resources can be customized to complement your existing wellness program or they can be used on their own. Stop Diabetes @ Work tools include resources to help you establish healthier meetings and vending options, support physical activity programs, create a healthy work environment with organizational resources, and provide health information and educational materials.
Yes you can apply for up to 25 locations at the same time. Each location applied for on the same application need to meet the same criteria. An organization can also submit multiple applications if certain locations meet different criteria.
The application will take between 20-40 minutes to fill out. The time variance depends on the number of criteria your organization meets. The application may be saved and you can return to it at any time during the application cycle. Upon saving the application, the system will provide a specific URL. To return to the application, you will need to use the URL provided. If you cannot locate your custom URL, please contact the Association at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will provide it to you. There is no need to start the application again.
Yes, but you will need to contact the Association to be given access to your application. Please send an email to email@example.com to request access.
There is no cost to apply for the recognition.
The only way that applications are accepted is through the online application. Please refer to the application criteria prior to beginning your application.
You may apply at any time. Designations are given out three times per year. Depending on the time you submit your application, you can expect to hear from your local office on the designation in January, June or September/October.
Designations are given out three times per year. Depending on the time you submit your application, you can expect to hear from your local office on the designation in January, June or September/October.
Yes, the Health Champion Designation term is one year and is renewable on an annual basis. You would apply during the same application cycle annually. Organizations will receive a reminder notification that their application needs to be renewed.
Please refer to the Benefits of Being a Health Champion page to see the benefits of the Health Champion designation including online recognition, advertising, and tools that you can use to promote the designation to your community, employees, and prospective employees.
Yes, companies, organizations, and community groups that receive that participate in the signature physical activity events of the American Diabetes Association will be recognized with the Elite Health Champion Designation.
Each application is reviewed by the Association and based on the description of the criteria met. A determination is made as to whether the applicant receives the designation.
Yes, any company/organization submitting an application that is not approved will be notified by the American Diabetes Association that they did not meet the criteria and why. An applicant may reapply again in the next application cycle.
Please email the Association at firstname.lastname@example.org. A representative from the Association will contact you to assist with your questions. You can also reach out to your local American Diabetes Association contact for additional support.
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