Tuesday, November 14, 2023
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Crowne Plaza, Warwick, RI

2023 Rhode to Wellness Challenge
October 15 – November 11
Join the 4-week Challenge leading up to RI World Diabetes Day!

Every year people across the globe celebrate World Diabetes Day. This year, residents of Rhode Island will celebrate on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Warwick. We extend a warm invitation to healthcare professionals and colleagues to participate in a cost-free morning filled with helpful, eye-opening, and enlightening presentations, discussions, and Q&A sessions. Plus, leading up to RI World Diabetes Day, join us for the four-week Rhode to Wellness Challenge, an initiative designed for participants to focus on a different area of wellness each week.

Join us for 2023 Rhode to Wellness Challenge

This four-week challenge leading up to RI World Diabetes Day inspires Rhode Islanders across the state to focus on a different area of wellness each week. The 2023 Rhode to Wellness Challenge launches on October 15 and runs through November 11.

Participants of the Challenge will choose a goal each week to Recommit to Wellness. Activities are recorded in their virtual or hard copy “calendar” and submitted to be entered into a raffle for giftcard prizes!

Join the Challenge

Join the RIWDD team at a kickoff walk on October 15

Download and print the Challenge calendar here

Access a digital form version of the Challenge calendar here

Attend the RI World Diabetes Day event on November 14 in Warwick

Connect with fellow healthcare professionals from across the state in a complimentary morning filled with enlightening and motivational presentations, interactive discussions, and informative Q&A sessions. These thoughtfully prepared presentations are designed to provide you with the most recent information to expand your knowledge base while connecting with fellow MDs, PAs, NPs, RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, CHWs and Social Workers. Attendees will be eligible for CME/CE credits for participating. Light refreshments will be available.

Keep an eye on the Providence skyline! We’ll be lighting up the State House in blue (Nov. 7-14) in recognition of RI World Diabetes Day!

Register for RI World Diabetes Day

Download the RIWDD Sponsorship Packet

Download the RIWDD Exhibitor Packet

Downlaod the RIWDD conference agenda and additional details

Nominate a Rhode Islander for the Grace Diaz Blue Light Award

Each year the Rhode Island World Diabetes Day (RIWDD) Committee recognizes an individual or organization that has positively impacted diabetes in the state of Rhode Island by awarding the Grace Diaz Blue Light Award. In keeping with the international theme for World Diabetes Day 2023 (“Access to Diabetes Care”) this year’s Blue Light Award will be presented to a Rhode Islander who has shown a commitment to providing access to diabetes care.

2023 Grace Diaz Blue Light Award Nomination Form

Thanks to our gracious sponsors.

Become a sponsor.

If you or your organization would like to collaborate with us on this virtual adventure toward wellness, there are a number of sponsorship opportunities available.

If you have diabetes or prediabetes, or if you just want to learn more about how to live a healthier life, we’re here to help you take the first steps.

Email us at info@riwdd.org


Looking for support with your health goals? Contact the Community Health Network. The Community Health Network connects you to programs proven to help you take control of your health. Programs are free or low cost and held virtually or in convenient locations throughout Rhode Island. For the most up-to-date list or programs:

· Call 401-432-7217
· Email communityhealthnetwork@ripin.org
· Visit www.ripin.org/chn