Step Out Walk Nov. 20th

Update from the Step Out Walk for Diabetes in Seabrook, TX.

More than 40 University of Texas Medical Branch Health team members rallied to stop diabetes during the American Diabetes Association Step Out Walk to Fight Diabetes on Nov. 6 in Seabrook, TX. The team raised more than $2000 for diabetes research and education. UTMB Health volunteers also provided glucose screenings at an information booth at the event. THANK YOU to all who participated in this effort!

Check Out Our Next Event!

Step Out and Walk to Fight Diabetes on Saturday, November 20th at Minute Maid Park or North Shore Park in The Woodlands.

STEP OUT: WALK TO FIGHT DIABETES IN HOUSTON AND THE WOODLANDS

Your American Diabetes Association (ADA), families, friends and co-workers in and around the Houston area will join in a nationwide campaign to raise money to help fund diabetes research, education and advocacy.

Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes is the ADA’s largest annual fundraising campaign. Every fall,thousandsofpeoplejoininthefightagainstdiabetesbywalkingandrunningin the family friendly non-competitive walk and run.

Minute Maid Park – 501 Crawford, Houston & The Woodlands

Saturday, November 20, 2010

7:30 AM – Registration/Check-in Begins 8:30 AM – 5K Run Begins 9:00 AM – 3K Walk Begins Family Health and Fitness Festival immediately follows run and walk

You know someone with diabetes! Over 23 million children and adults in the U.S. have diabetes – and 1/3 of them don’t know it. Every 21 seconds someone in this country is diagnosed with diabetes. If current trends continue, 1 in 3 children born today will develop this chronic disease in their lifetime. Please join us and support Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes and help us support diabetes research, advocacy, youth initiatives and education.

Registration is now open! The first 500 people to donate $25 at registration will receive an ADA drawstring backpack!!!

http://www.diabetes.org/stepout or 1-888-DIABETES

Amy Davis, Associate Director 713-977-7706, ext. 6090 adavis@diabetes.org American Diabetes Association 2400 Augusta Drive, Suite 175 Houston, TX 77057


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