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Need a good reason to get moving?

Looking for a great reason to get moving which will boost your mood and improve your health? Join the ADA Step Out DC/MD/NOVA (www.diabetes.org/stepoutdc) on September 25th! In addition to raising awareness about diabetes, your employees, clients and volunteers can also improve their own physical and mental health at the same time!

2021 Virtual Step Out DC/MD/NOVA Details:

  • Saturday, September 25, 2021 30th anniversary year for ADA events

  • No registration fees or fundraising minimums, but there will be recognition program for different levels of fundraising

  • ENHANCED Step Out App

  • Customizable – add your photo/story/add filters and stickers/vanity URL

  • Tracks activity in conjunction with Apple Health, Google Fit and Strava; Fit Bit will be added this summer

  • Participate in Activity Challenges – challenge your co-workers or teammates to get moving

  • Join our social media platform to be encouraged and encourage others: Connected for Life: Step Outsye

  • Receive badges for fundraising and milestones

  • Educational – review checklist and earn badges

  • Fundraise from the app – create a Facebook fundraiser or text to donate with just a click!

  • Day of Event – choose your course and duration and check out the Mission Moments along the way

  • Our goal is to promote health and wellness and have participants ride/walk/run a total of 3 million miles in support of the 34 million Americans living with diabetes

  • Raise awareness and celebrate those THRIVING with diabetes!!

  • Recognition Program for different fundraising levels ($130, $500, $1,000 and $5,000)

REGISTER NOW! (www.diabetes.org/stepoutdc)


Stats regarding diabetes:

  • 34 million Americans are living with diabetes

  • 88 million Americans are living with prediabetes (85% of them don’t know it)

  • Diabetes comorbidities include: blindness, heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, amputation and neuropathy

  • 40-45% of people who have died from COVID-19 in the U.S. are those living with diabetes or preexisting risk factor of diabetes including obesity

Join us today to improve the lives of those living with diabetes and prediabetes. If you have any questions about the event, please contact Sharon Keating at skeating@diabetes.org or 703-969-4774. We look forward to you joining us!

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