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The Central Ohio Diabetes Association helps Central Ohioans living with diabetes detect their condition, prevent onset and complications, and learn to live well with the challenge of diabetes.

Founded by a group of local physicians, the Central Ohio Diabetes Association has provided service to the Central Ohio community for 53 years. Since merging in 2017, the Central Ohio Diabetes Association is now an agency of LifeCare Alliance. 

The 2018 Camp Dates are:

Kids Camp -  June 25-27

Stepping Stones -  June 28-30

Camp Hamwi Senior Week - July  22-28 

Camp Hamwi Junior Week  - July 29 - August 4

For more information click on the Camp Registration is now open link above.

The growing toll of diabetes cost the nation a record high $245 billion in 2012, a 41% increase from $174 billion in 2007....Read More

Teaming up with Central Ohio Diabetes Association helps to fight diabetes at the local level.

There is no other community-based organization with a staff of Certified Diabetes Educators, nurses, dietitians and social workers providing direct services to local families.

We are so thankful to all our supporters!

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What is diabetes?  How do you manage diabetes?  What is the range of a normal blood glucose reading?  I have diabetes should I change my eating habits? 

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for answers to these questions and many more.  Knowledge is power which can allow individuals to move forward in dealing with diabetes.                  

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Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support

Next Class Series: 

Wednesdays - January 10, 17, 24  - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Thursdays - January 11, 18, 25 - 9:30 am to 11:30 am

This is a complete diabetes education series covering all aspects of diabetes for the newly diagnosed and for those needing a refresher. The classes are held at the CODA office, 1100 Dennison Ave. Registration is required.

Please plan to attend all classes.

Registration is now open.

For more information call 614-884-4400.

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30 Million 921,000 $218 Billion $1
In the United States in the state of Ohio financial toll per year vs. $7 for research
Diabetes now affects nearly 30 million people in the United States, an increase of more than 3 million in approximately two years. Data estimates released... Ohio ranks eighth in the number of people diagnosed with diabetes with an estimated 921,000 adult Ohioans having the disease. This is an estimate of 10.4% Ohioans. Diabetes is rapidly becoming one of the world's most common diseases and its financial cost is mounting, too, to well over $200 billion a year in the U.S. alone. The U.S. Government spends only $1 for diabetes research compared to every $7 spent on AIDS and breast cancer, even though diabetes afflicts more Americans...