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Join us as we Step Out and Walk to Stop Diabetes around Minnesota. Registration is open for the following sites:

- Saturday, October 6th: Stillwater, Mankato & Brainerd Step Out Walk
- Saturday, October 27th: Twin Cities Step (Join us at our Kickoff on Wednesday, August 29!)

Register by August 20th and either send 10 e-mails from your participant center or raise $10 or more online and you'll recieve an entry for our latest contest.
 What you could win: Four tickets to the Minnesota State Fair, a $20 gas card and a State Fair coupon book.
How to get entered into the drawing: You will receive an entry for every 10 emails sent or 10 dollars raised online. Example: Send 20 or raise $20 will put you in the drawing twice, and so on, so the more you send or raise the more chances you have to win! Contest ends on 8/20.

Save the Date: Duluth Step Out Walk on Saturday, April 6, 2013!

    Tour de Cure
Thanks to all who participated in the MN Tour de Cure events this year.  With your help, our Rochester event raised more than $70,000 and our Twin Cities event raised more than $660,000 to stop diabetes!  Both events passed their budgeted goals because of you – our hundreds of riders, volunteers, committee members, donors, and sponsors – who made it possible.  THANK YOU!
Please save the date for our 2013 events:  Rochester on May 18 and Twin Cities on June 1.

Can’t wait to feel that “Go Red Rider” goodness?  Here’s a link to our current edition of the Red Rider Reader to tie you over. MORE>>>
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Visit the American Diabetes Association EXPO and Join the Millions? in the fight to Stop Diabetes®. Learn how to live healthy, be active and change the future of diabetes for you and your family.  The EXPO is FREE and includes health screenings, cooking demonstration, product and service exhibitors as well as leading experts talking about diabetes management and prevention. Get the latest information on preventing and managing diabetes and its deadly complications to help keep you and your family healthy.

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Medifast Weight Control Centers joins the Minnesota Area, American Diabetes Association as an official Diabetes Prevention annual support sponsor. Learn more about Medifast Weight Controls support of the ADA. MORE>>>

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School Walk for Diabetes is an educational school fundraising program that promotes healthy living, school spirit and community involvement. While raising money for the American Diabetes Association, students learn about diabetes and the importance of making healthy choices including eating nutritional foods and exercising every day. The money raised through School Walk for Diabetes helps to fund diabetes research, education and advocacy in support of the mission of the American Diabetes Association.
     Stop Diabetes
On Saturday, June 30th the CheckUp America community event pilot program provided risk assessments to participants in the Ninth Annual Church Olympics and Family Fest organized by the Stairstep Foundation of Minneapolis/St. Paul.


 The American Diabetes Association is the nation's premier voluntary health organization supporting diabetes research, information and advocacy.  The Association's mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.  Founded in 1940, the Association provides services to hundreds of communities across the country.  For more information about the Association, call (763) 593-5333, or go to our website at  

State Fair
Mark your calendars with the State Fair dates.  The American Diabetes Association will have its booth in the Education Building again this summer and we would love to see you.  Stop by to learn about the ADA’s events and programs and to get the latest information about diabetes.   The Education Building is open from 9:00am to 9:00pm everyday of the Fair.  We look forward to visiting.

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A big thanks to Crafts Direct for selecting American Diabetes Association, Minnesota Office as their 'Charity of the Week.' They raised a grand total of $6,700. Be sure to stop by next time you are in Waite Park!


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