Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

2014 Stop Diabetes Award Recipients

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Each year, the American Diabetes Association recognizes and honors outstanding volunteers in the movement to Stop Diabetes®. Congratulations to the following individuals, families, groups, companies, and teams:

We love our volunteers!

National Volunteer Appreciation Week is April 12–18.

  • 13 WHAM/Fox Rochester Partnership
  • Erin Smith Aebel
  • Alberto Alcorta
  • Joseph A. Aloi
  • Arizona Diabetes Caucus Committee
  • Frank Benedetto
  • Linda Bennett
  • C. William Buchholz
  • Camp Victory
  • The Darius Family
  • Houston EXPO Committee
  • Dan and Julie Jaworski
  • Gayle Lorenzi
  • Michael Martin
  • Frank Martire
  • National Association of Hispanic Nurses, New Jersey Chapter
  • Northwest Arkansas Q1 Marketing & Fundraising
  • Sarah and Rodney Paul
  • Bob Pessel
  • Project Power Diabetes Self-Management Grant Initiative, Hampton Roads, Virginia
  • R&R Partners Phoenix
  • Mark Rabin
  • Rhodes Ritenour
  • Safe at School
  • Dawn Smiley
  • Sutter Health Tour Team
  • Laurie K. S. Tom
  • Upstate NY Team
  • WHAS-11 TV

It’s easy to get started as a volunteer for the Association.



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