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Saturday, April 26, 2014
7:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Rd.
Plymouth, MI 48170

Advancing Outpatient Diabetes Care Course

This course is intended for general internists, endocrinologists, family physicians, general practitioners, surgeons, nurses, diabetes educators, and other allied health professionals.

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of most recent diagnostic and treatment approaches for patients with diabetes and other endocrine diseases.

This program is sponsored jointly by the University of Michigan Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes (MEND) and the University of Michigan Comprehensive Diabetes Center.

Saturday, May 3, 2014
8:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Burton Manor Banquet and
Conference Center
27777 Schoolcraft Rd
Livonia, MI 48150


American Diabetes Association’s 2014 Diabetes Wellness Day

This health fair, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), provides information and services to people with diabetes, those at risk, and anyone interested in changing the future of diabetes. Features of this program include free health screenings, educational seminars, cooking and fitness demonstrations, exhibitors with innovative health and wellness products, and educational activities for youth. 

Saturday, May 10, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Wayne County Community College District - Western Campus
9555 Haggerty Road
Belleville, Michigan

7th Annual JDRF Diabetes Today and Tomorrow Conference and Exhibits

“Living with Diabetes: A Family Day of Inspiration, Hope, and Education" -  Learn the latest in leading-edge research, treatment advances and care strategies from a collection of internationally recognized experts.

Saturday, May 10, 2014
8:00 a.m. Grounds open
8:30 a.m. Opening ceremony
9:00 a.m. 5K Run
9:30 a.m. Walk

Eastern Michigan University
Directions and map

AHA Washtenaw County Heart Walk & 5K Run

Heart disease is one of the most serious complications of diabetes. Attend this event to get educated, get fit, and raise funds for the American Heart Association (AHA).

Fun Family Event • Kids Zone • Super Hero costumes welcome!
Free health screenings • Tributes & Memorials
Music • Refreshments • Dogs welcome!
Registration for Walk: FREE
Registration for Timed 5K Run: $35. After April 25, 2014, the registration fee will be $40.(Register by May 5, 2014 to receive a Mini Super Hero Cape to wear during the run)

For more information please contact Tara Tomcsik via phone
at (248) 936-5813 or via email at

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Washtenaw Community College
4800 E. Huron River Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

ADA Tour De Cure Bikeathon

Five different routes, from a 10-mile family ride to the 100-mile Century Route, comprise this fundraiser and fitness event for the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

Sunday, September 28, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Hudson Mills Metropark
Dexter, Michigan

JDRF Ann Arbor/Dexter Walk to Cure Diabetes

Take steps to raise funds and awareness through more than 200 Walks every year. The Walk is a fun, active and easy way to help the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) fund research. For more information, contact Krystal Dunlap at 248-355-1133 or

Saturday, November 8, 2014
9:00 a.m. – noon

Sheraton Ann Arbor Hotel
3200 Boardwalk
Ann Arbor, MI 48108


8th Annual U-M Diabetes Health Fair

  • FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS as time and supplies permit
  • PRESENTATIONS by experts in the field
  • EXHIBITS by UM Health System staff and non-profit services
  • BOOTHS by diabetes medical supply companies
  • ALL TYPES OF DIABETES will be covered: Types 1 and 2, diabetes in pregnancy, and pre-diabetes


For additional scientific events, please see our MEND educational events page.