Events of 2014
- Sept 5
Endocrinology Symposium (Gleacher Center, Chicago)
The Endocrine Surgery Update on Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Disease conference is coming up soon at the Gleacher Center in Chicago. Peter Angelos, MD, and Raymon Grogan, MD, are the conference’s co-directors. To register, go here.
- Sept 21
ADA Step Out Walk to STOP Diabetes (Grant Park, Chicago)
Come walk with team KovlerDiabetes at this annual diabetes awareness walk from the ADA. Walk with the team along the beautiful lakefront route, grab info and freebies at the University of Chicago Medicine tent, and support the ADA in our common quest to STOP diabetes. To join team KovlerDiabetes, go here and click on “join a team”.
- Sept 27
ZCDF Trick or Trot 5/10k & Monster Mash Dash (Geneva, IL)
Start training now for this fun, festive fall race for the whole family put on by the Zellmer Childhood Disease Foundation (ZCDF). The scenic course will begin at the Geneva Courthouse, wind through downtown, along the Fox River Trail, and by the Fabyan Gardens. A portion of the proceeds benefit programs for kids and teens at Kovler, and best of all–kids with type 1 diabetes run for FREE! To register, click here.
- Sept 27
Childhood Obesity, How Do We Win?
Community Health Focus | WVON radio, 1690 AM | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
For a problem with no single or simple solution, the pressing question remains: How DO we win? This Saturday, Sept 27, the University of Chicago Medicine’s Community Health Focus will tackle this question on the WVON radio. Be sure to tune in!
- Oct 5
2014 JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes
For more information, click here.
- Oct 5
The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital RBC Race for the Kids
Come run with your favorite Kovler docs at this fun-for-the-whole-family fall event. Proceeds go to support research by some of the most talented physicians in the country at the forefront of medicine at The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital. Click here to register.
- Nov 2
4th Annual Kovler for Kids (Kohl Children’s Museum, IL)
Join us for a day of educational and family fun! This year’s event will feature Kovler experts including Dr Tina Drossos, Dr Rochelle Naylor, and CDE Amy Hess-Fischl. For more information, or to register, click here!
- Nov 5
Chipotle Fundraiser – Cause an Effect (Chicagoland Chipotle locations)
November is American Diabetes Month. Please join us for a fundraiser to support the University of Chicago Kovler Diabetes Center and Kovler Diabetes Center for Kids. Just go into any Chicagoland Chipotle on this day, show this flyer on your smart phone, or bring in a printout, and we will receive 50% of the proceeds that will go to support diabetes research!
- 2014 World Diabetes Day. Details to come!
- Teen InTransit Winter Meet-Up. Date TBD.