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On the Dance Floor...

Are you trying to lose a few pounds?  

Weigh Wise can help. Every month, you get a new focus using the latest science on how to manage weight which in turn prevents other health problems. 

It is written by expert Michelle Barth, RD, CDE, Certified Health & Wellness Coach, and DOD Board of Director.

If you come to this Saturday's dance, you'll get volume 10 before everyone else. 

Annual Dance-a-thon & Fundraiser
Keeping up with Dance Out Diabetes

Come celebrate & help us raise $7k!
You have a blast in store for you this Saturday. Will you join us virtually or in person?
REGISTER NOW & BE ENTERED FOR DOOR PRIZES. And since this is our fundraiser, would you consider making a $25 tax-deductible donation to help us prevent and manage diabetes with 2013 programs? Thank you Paragon Realty for the $2,000 grant!! 

Besides plenty of chances to dance to great music, compliments of DJ Charis, you will have many activities to explore and enjoy, thanks to our volunteers, donors and sponsors:  
International Virtual Dance,  
Freeplay Dance Crew
If you can't make it to the  Dance-a-thon, tune into  our webcast for live  streaming at 2:00 p.m.  PACIFIC STANDARD TIME.
 Freeplay Dance Crew will  begin at 2:00, followed by  Rossy's Zumba routine at  2:30 p.m. Click Here to  practice your Zumba moves  before Saturday.

Health screening,

Ask the endocrinologist, 

Diabetes expressive art exhibit,

Silent auction,


Special Performance,

Katie Savin & Sarah Woods will invite you to a little fun with Abba's Waterloo (you know, from Muriel's Wedding) at 3:00 p.m.


Dance Contest!

Very low key, and just plain fun. Sign up at the event with a team of up to 10 people, or just groove solo. Judges will include Emily Coles, international award-winning dancer, along with members of Freeplay Dance Crew. Awards are based on best choreography, best unison, and highest energy. Bring your champion moves to dance to these songs: Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen, Single Ladies by Beyonce, Gangnam Style by Psy.


All for $10, but no one turned away for lack of funds.

For the Dance-a-thon's full agenda, Click Here. We are excited to see you there!


THIS SATURDAY, 11/10/12 from 1-5 p.m. at the  African American Art & Culture Complex.
They have been AMAZING in their support.
We Have a Winner!

Congratulations to Ryan Quan for the winning design for the Expressive Diabetes Art Contest!


All entries were fabulous, and thank you to all who participated. Get a free tote at the Dance-a-thon on Saturday, while supplies last.


Expressive Diabetes Art Contest Winning Design  

Meet Ugo

Ugochukwu Okpo, RN, BSN, PHN is interning with Dance Out Diabetes as she pursues a Master's Degree in Public Health Nursing at the California State University San Bernardino, California. 




 During the monthly Dance Out  Diabetes events, Ugo will aid in  health screenings  and will  participate in short educational  sessions for participants. She will  organize promotional events to  recruit people who would benefit  from DOD.



Dance Out Diabetes is lucky to have her join our efforts this Fall of 2012! Click Here to learn more about Ugo. 

See you on the dance floor this Saturday!
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Theresa Garnero, APRN, BC-ADM, MSN, CDE

Dance Out Diabetes Founder and Executive Director
whose cat, Coco attacked diabetes
Want to increase your JOY, invest in your body or support someone with prediabetes or diabetes (type 1 and 2, and gestational)? Then come join the free movement with Dance Out Diabetes. Stay connected with us on Facebook (and no, you don't have to have a Facebook account to read our updates).