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The Healthy Harvest Fun Walk/5K Run & Diabetes Expo raises funds and awareness for the programs of the DHWI, a collaboration between Baylor Health Care System and the City of Dallas, to provide access to quality health care and disease prevention services to southern Dallas. Residents in surrounding ZIP codes are three-times more likely to die from diabetes compared to those living in Dallas. Prior to the DHWI's opening, the area lacked services that are essential to living healthy, such as access to doctors' offices or hospitals, healthy food options and grocery stores, exercise programs, and affordable transportation.
DHWI Mission Statement: The Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute (DHWI) exists to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian minisrty of healing.
The DHWI is Southern Dallas' first and only facility addressing health and wellness needs related to diabetes. Staffed by a team including a physician, nurses, care coordinators and diabetes education specialists, the DHWI offers a simple yet innovative approach to combating diabetes and has woven itself into the culture of this community to impact societal change.
2014 Celebrity Guest: Meet our celebrity guest Everson Walls, former Dallas Cowboy, and learnabout his courageous kidney donation to his teammate and friend.
Activites at the Diabetes Expo
Parking: Event parking is available at Gate 6 at Fair Park with shuttle service to event.Shuttle Service Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.DART Green Line: Take the DART Green Line (train) to Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Station. Cross over to Fair Park Gate 6 for shuttle service.
Castle Business SolutionsCoca-ColaDuke RealtyEvents Pic, LLC (TapSnap)FreshPointMoHouse DesignsMy Children’sNovo NordiskPepsi Co.St. Paul Baptist ChurchWalgreens
Individual Sponsors:AnonymousMr. and Mrs. Joel Allison Gary BaxterMr. and Mrs. Erle Nye Charles Bell, MDLalonni HagermanAmy MondayTimothy and Venita OwensRowland K. Robinson
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