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November is Diabetes Awareness Month


How can you get involved?

The Diabetes Institute at Ohio University is committed to help raise awareness about diabetes.  Take a step to help raise awareness by joining us in the events planned for the month of November!

Blue Circle Challenge
Website Circle

Clubs and organizations inside and outside of Ohio University are encouraged to take the Blue Circle Challenge! Be creative and create a human blue circle, take a picture and submit it to
By submitting your photo, you are consenting and authorizing the use of photographs for promotion on our website and social media forums.

Diabetes Coalition
Continuing education resource for diabetes educators.
Wednesday, November 4, 2014, 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
For more information or to register contact Jody Van Bibber at

Diabetes Free Clinic
Physicians and fellows, specializing in diabetes, offer free services to patients who qualify.
Tuesday, November 10, 2014 2:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Heritage Community Clinic, Grosvenor Ground Floor
For more information call 1-800-844-2654

World Diabetes Day
Global diabetes communities unite to produce a powerful voice for diabetes awareness and advocacy.
Saturday, November 14, 2015 All Day

Diabetes Expo
Diabetes resource fair, open to the public.
Saturday, November 14, 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
The Athens Community Center, 701 E. State Street, Athens, Ohio 45701
Click here to see the promotional flyer.

5K - Ohio University College Diabetes Network Chapter
Saturday, November 14, 2015, 11:00 AM
The Athens Community Center, 701 E. State Street, Athens, Ohio 45701
Registration information coming soon.

Diabetes Research Seminar
This month's guest is Katie Weinger, EdD, FAADE, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School
Friday, November 20, 2015 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Grover Center E205.
Dr. Weinger's visit is supported by the Endocrine Society's Visiting Professor Program, supported by Eisai Inc.
Click here to see the program flyer.





Why is diabetes awareness important?

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Get the facts:  2014 National Diabetes Statistic Report