ADA Diabetes EXPO
04/08/2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm ADA Diabetes EXPO McCormick Place, Chicago  
12th Annual Chicago Diabetes Day
05/13/2017 8:30 am - 2:00 pm 12th Annual Chicago Diabetes Day The University of Chicago, BSLC, Chicago IL  
ADA’s Chicagoland Tour de Cure
06/11/2017 All Day ADA’s Chicagoland Tour de Cure RiverEdge Park, Aurora IL  
ADA Chicago Father of the Year Awards
06/15/2017 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm ADA Chicago Father of the Year Awards Four Season Chicago, Chicago IL  
ADA Caregiver Program: Diabetes 101
11/11/2017 All Day ADA Caregiver Program: Diabetes 101 Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, Elmhurst IL  


Ongoing Events:

  • Community Fitness Program (Museum of Science and Industry) Join the University of Chicago Urban Health Initiative for this free fitness program!  In existence more than 21 years at the Museum of Science and Industry, this program is designed to encourage healthy fitness habits and to help seniors integrate a regular exercise program into their health routines. For more information about the program and the weekly schedule, please visit
  • Community Health Focus Hour (Weekly on WVON Radio) The Community Health Focus Hour is a weekly WVON radio broadcast series that focuses on specific health topics that impact the community. The series is led by University of Chicago Medicine faculty and features guests from the community. Listeners have the opportunity to call-in and ask questions of guests and also  participate in the program on social media. To listen to previous episodes, visit
  • Shop Right, Save-a-lot, and Be Healthy Grocery Store Tours If you are trying to eat right, especially with diabetes, you know it’s key to shop right. Join in on the tour and learn how to make quick, healthy, and affordable food choices the next time you grocery shop for you and your family! You must register in advance for this FREE program brought to you by the South Side Diabetes Project at the University of Chicago. See more for dates and locations
  • 61st Street Farmer’s Market Tours (Chicago, IL) A friendly and informative tour of the 61st Street Farmer’s Market. Learn tips on building a balanced meal with the fresh produce available at the 61st Street Farmer’s Market. We’ll tour the vendor booths with fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, meats, dairy, and more. Our health educators will teach you how to portion meals on your plate, and set goals to help you and your family make healthy choices. Tours begin at the South SIde Diabetes table. Tours fill up fast so registering in advance is recommended: 773-702-2939. See more for dates and details
  • Kovler Diabetes Center’s Weekly Diabetes Education Classes (Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine, Chicago, IL) Every Thursday, join us for weekly diabetes education classes for type 2 patients at the University of Chicago. There will be two sessions offered as part of the curriculum–we encourage you to attend both session 1 and 2! Patients must have a referral from any of their University of Chicago physicians in order to register for the classes. For questions or to enroll please call 773.702.2371.