Helping Central Ohioans live well with the challenge of diabetes
The Central Ohio Diabetes Association helps Central Ohioans living with diabetes detect their condition, prevent onset and complications, and learn to live well with the challenge of diabetes.
Founded by a group of local physicians, the Central Ohio Diabetes Association has provided service to the Central Ohio community for 53 years. Since merging in 2017, the Central Ohio Diabetes Association is now an agency of LifeCare Alliance.
2018 Swing For Diabetes
Upcoming Classes & Events
Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support
Wednesdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17 – 5:30-7:30 p.m.
OR Thursdays, Oct. 4, 11, 18 – 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Plan to attend all dates in each series.
Location: CODA, 1100 Dennison Ave.
Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support (DSMES) is the gold standard in diabetes education and an important part of managing your diabetes well. This program is also recommended for those with pre-diabetes.
In this series we discuss treatment options, nutrition, medications, insulin, monitoring blood glucose, preventing and treating complications, physical activity, the emotional aspect of diabetes, behavior goals, and management strategies.
Additional Upcoming Dates
Thursdays, Nov. 1, 8, 15 – 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, Dec. 5, 12, 19 – 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Santa Speedo Dash for Diabetes
Saturday, Dec. 8
Location: McFerson Commons Park, Downtown Columbus
The Santa Speedo Dash for Diabetes fundraising event is a 5K/1-mile through downtown Columbus. This race is teeming with Christmas spirit, as hundreds of runners and walkers take to the chilly streets in holiday-themed Speedos, elf costumes, Santa gear, and the like.
All proceeds benefit the Central Ohio Diabetes Association, including youth/teen camps, adult programs and support services.