Outreach

ORGANIZATION ORGANIZATION SIZE/TYPE FDI ACTIVITY
Institute of Family Health  A community health system of 13 clinics staffed by 70 physicians Provide monthly education about diabetes basics and special HIV considerations.
General Medical Associates primary care practice affiliated with Beth Israel Provide one-on-one nutrition counseling for diabetic/pre-diabetic or at-risk patients
The Caring Community A senior citizen center currently serving 650 individual senior citizens Provide one-on-one nutrition counseling for diabetic/pre-diabetic or at-risk patients
Baruch College City University of New York, located in Manhattan, offering bachelor's and advanced degrees, with a focus in business and public affairs Participated in several health fair promoting diabetes awareness & prevention, evaluation of BMI and the imposed risk of diabetes
Los Vecinos SRO Supportive SRO (single room occupancy) for formerly homeless individuals who are living with a mental illness or who are living with HIV/AIDS. Residents are people who function at a high level of independence but need special services from time to time Provide monthly education about diabetes basics following ADA curriculum
New York University, NY Geriatric Education Center Center that provides interdisciplinary and innovative training courses on a wide range of issues, health conditions and service delivery models to healthcare professionals and academic leaders. Participated in health screening fairs and provided diabetes education and counseling on BG and cholesterol results
Beth Israel Medical Center-Dept of Cardiology Department of Cardiology at BIMC-Petrie Division. Participated in health screening fairs and provided diabetes education and counseling on BG and cholesterol results
Greater NY Chapter, The Links, Inc. The Links, Incorporated founded in 1946, is one of the oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry Participated in a series of lectures on diabetes to patients with diabetes/pre-diabetes, Held at North General Hospital
Greater NY Chapter, The Links, Inc. The Links, Incorporated founded in 1946, is one of the oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry Participated in "Career Day" at Public School 197 with 613 students enrolled in which we explained the role of a Registered Dietician in Diabetes care, prevention, and management.
AIDS Service Center (ASC) ASC is a full service agency with a multi-disciplinary team that develops and delivers services, advocacy and education tailored to improve the quality of life of individuals, families and communities impacted by and at risk for HIV/AIDS and related medical conditions. Provide monthly education about diabetes basics and special HIV considerations
Greenmarket Farmers Markets Greenmarket promotes regional agriculture and ensures a continuing supply of fresh, local produce for New Yorkers and has organized and managed open-air farmers markets in NYC since 1976. Promoted the services held at the FDI and educated the public on diabetes awareness & prevention
High School of Art & Design NYC High school with 1385 students enrolled Participated in "Career Day" in which we explained the role of a Registered Dietician in Diabetes care, prevention, and management
Beth Israel-Kings Highway Division Brooklyn division of Beth Israel Medical Center which serves 25,000 people a year Provide one-on-one patient education on diabetes survival skills at the bedside; also train nursing staff on diabetes management and education
Staten Island Jewish Community Center Community center that offers a wide array of year round programs, activities, and special events. Provide monthly education about diabetes basics following ADA curriculum
Davidson Senior Center A center that serves the community and offers programs, activities, and special events to underprivileged children, youth, adults and senior citizens by team work, training, educating, empowering and providing advocacy in the community in a productive manner. Provide monthly education about diabetes basics following ADA curriculum
V-DAY @ New Orleans Over 30,000 people attended this two day event at the Louisiana Superdome celebrating V-Day's ten-year anniversary with special focus on the women of New Orleans and the Gulf South- known as Katrina Warriors Conducted diabetes risk assessments, performed blood glucose testing, and provided diabetes education to people who traveled back to NOLA in the Superdome for the event. Referred at-risk individuals to Certified Diabetes Educators in the New Orleans area and to the Department of Health for more access to health care and information
Hope and Possibilities 5K Run/Walk with the Achilles Club A worldwide organization that encourages people with physical challenges to experience the joy of participating in races with the general public. 13 FDI staff members and patients participated in the 5K Walk/Run in support of the Achilles Club and to encourage more physical activity and support of our patients.
American Diabetes Association Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. Their mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. 60 FDI staff members and patients participated in the ADA walk support of the ADA and diabetes research while encouraging more physical activity and support of our patients.