National Diabetes Awareness Month Webinar Series

Webinar Series Flyer

Beltsville, MD, October 27, 2023 – The African American Diabetes Association announces EMPOWERMENT: A Diabetes Webinar Series, which will be held every Wednesday (excluding Thanksgiving eve) during the month of November from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.

Beltsville, Maryland Oct 27, 2023 ( – This free webinar series is designed to help African Americans with diabetes understand why their diagnosis is not their fault. Experts will discuss how the system has been rigged at birth against African Americans, and how Blacks can work to take control of their health and well-being. The first workshop will be led by two of the founding members of the African American Diabetes Association, Barbara King and Leon Rock with the remaining workshops facilitated by Dr. Adeola Oke, BSN, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, a nationally recognized health and wellness Subject Matter Expert. The workshops will cover a variety of topics, including:

  • How the system is rigged at birth against African Americans (health disparities)
  • The science of diabetes
  • Managing blood sugar levels
  • Nutrition and diet
  • Exercise and physical activity
  • Medication management
  • Stress management
  • Emotional support, and much more…

Barbara King, Chair of the Board of AADA, said, “The webinar series is designed to be informative and supportive, and will provide participants with the tools and knowledge needed to manage diabetes and live healthy, fulfilling lives.”

Register for the webinar series at

Individuals and organizations can donate to the African American Diabetes Association at to support the organization’s mission.

It s Not Your Fault Flyer

Media Contact

African American Diabetes Association, Inc.


10901 Rhode Island Avenue # 1724

Source :African American Diabetes Association, Inc.

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