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Join us for our 2nd Annual Diabetes Awareness Walk and Health Fair!
How does it work? Run, Jog or Walk and Share! Share photos of your participation using the hashtag #UnitedWeWalkCMF on the day of the event.
Each year, the Clarissa Manuel Foundation sheds light on the health risks associated with high blood sugar levels and complications with Diabetes. In preparation for Diabetes Awareness Month ahead, CMF will host a Diabetes Walk and Health Fair. This event will be held Saturday, October 28th, 2023. 9am to 1 pm. Registration begins at 8:30 am.
It will be packed with information, fitness tips and great opportunities to support the foundation’s growing programs. We will have raffles, stretch and meditation startups, drink and snack pit stops and fun for kids too!
Participants will have the opportunity to pledge donations and walk to represent family, team or the community. Fun for the entire family! All are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes or tutus.
The Clarissa Manuel Foundation Diabetes Walk and Health Fair is a fundraiser for health initiative programs and events that are provided to the community. A portion of the proceeds will go towards the American Diabetes Association.
Join the Clarissa Manuel Foundation for our 2nd annual community walk to raise awareness for the fight against Diabetes. There will be music and fun for the whole family. Featuring a Health Pavilion with free screenings and more.
As many as half of all people over 65 in the United States have pre-diabetes, and many people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are unaware of their condition. Some diabetes risk factors can be controlled by the lifestyle choices you make. These are called modifiable risk factors. Those that you can’t change are non-modifiable risk factors.
Risk factors that increase your risk for developing pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes that can’t be changed are:
You can — and should — do something about your modifiable risk factors. You can reduce your risk for diabetes or delay its development by making healthy changes: