Aetna Foundation awards $15,000 to Dance Out Diabetes' Dance Off Your Weigh Program!
The focus this year is on managing weight and thanks to you and the Aetna Foundation, participants can continue to access our services at no charge. [Special thanks to all who chipped in with the Groupon campaign! We "tipped" the $400 deal in donations.]
We hope to prove that our community program will make an impact on reducing risk for diabetes or its effects.
What does the program include?
dances taught by
2. Monthly calls in-between the dances.
3. On-line patient portal that will allow all
participants to stay connected through the
month (instructions featured next month).
4. Weigh Wise monthly columns written
by expert registered dietitian and DOD
Board of Director, Michelle Barth.
5. Added metrics of waist measurements
(part of the free, $100-value check-up).
6. Referral program to local providers.
7. Most importantly, FUN, and support.
The press release will be available very soon.
So many great shots, so little room.
For those of you keeping track, a promise was made to show you the rest of the photos from our dance-a-thon. We opened a Flickr account to accommodate all the fun. Enjoy the slide show by clicking the blue sentence in this paragraph!
East Coast Swing THIS Saturday, 2/11, 1-3 pm!(Download flyer and share with others here.)
Kenzie Kujawski will lead us in a FREE East Coast Swing class at our new spot at the African American Art & Culture Complex which is located at 762 Fulton Street, San Francisco 94102 (between Webste
r and Buchanan, with easy Muni access and plenty of free parking). Thanks to the AAACC for donating Dance Studio A space for us. Happy African American Heritage month!
If you prefer, you can simply email Theresa at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-877-765-4386 to say you plan to attend. This helps us have enough staff and supplies.
Participants get a FREE $100 value check up
including: an A1C test, glucose, blood pressure, BMI, and access to certified diabetes educators who can answer your questions. This is possible because of our dedicated volunteers, individual donors and corporate sponsors.
Please arrive promptly at 1 p.m. for check-in.
[Please note, we are a scent-free health organization.]