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When The Lights Go Blue

camana fountain


In honor of World Diabetes Day 2014, Camana Bay lit their fountain blue to help CIDA create diabetes awareness.  The International Diabetes Federation Blue Monument Challenge, invites Diabetes Organizations around the world to help create diabetes awareness on a global scale, by lighting iconic monuments blue.  Blue is the international diabetes awareness color, as found on the international diabetes awareness symbol the blue circle.  For more information click here 

Other Monuments Lit Blue

stingray fountain

Kirk Freeport, Bay Shore Mall, Stingray Statue.

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Past Events

Highlights of C.I.D.A 2011
November 26th – C.I.D.A. Annual Walk/Run- 
A Crazy Idea… James Murray is going to run 100 miles for C.I.D.A on November 26th 2011. More info soon to come. Please help support this great endeavour by joining “A Crazy Idea” Facebook page. Thanks!
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November 14th – World Diabetes Day! At: Camana Bay
November 5th-  “Blues on the Roof” Rhythm & Blues for Diabetes Awareness. At: The Roof Top (Trilogy on Mary Street)
August 11th- C.I.D.A Public Meeting

August 11th- One Day Diabetes Day Camp!

The Cayman Pharmacy Group (West Bay + George Town + Savannah)   in conjunction with C.I.D.A

June 18th- Get Checked for Diabetes! United Church Hall, East End. Rotary Central and C.I.D.A Diabetes Screening.

July 10th- July 10th- C.I.D.A would like to thank the Cayman Islands Motorcycle Riders Association for all their support raising awareness and their donation for the 3rd Annual Cruising for a Cure. 

May 19th– Public Meeting- at Heliconia, Camana Bay

Special thanks to our Guest Speakers Dr. Diane Hislop-Chestnut – Caymanian Endocrinologist- The “To Do List’ of Diabetes
Dr. Annette Stephenson- Caymanian Audiologist- Diabetes and Hearing Loss.
Thank you to everyone who was able to attend.

May 12th- C.I.D.A. Thanks Ms. Vidalia and St. Ignatius Builders Club for their kind donation.


March 22nd – C.I.D.A partners with Rotary Central and HSA for a screening event.

March 11th – Free Screenings with Aetna and Dr. Diane Hislop Chestnut.

March 10th C.I.D.A participated in World Kidney Day with HSA

March 5th– C.I.D.A participated in the 4th Annual Cayman Heart Fund Health Fair, conducting free screenings.

February 16th– C.I.D.A held their first public meeting at John Gray High School with guest speaker Dr. Diane Hislop Chestnut.

February 12th– C.I.D.A participated in “Love yourself to health” at Camana Bay.

January 28th – Baptist School’s Health and Fitness Campaign- Healthy Kids EXPO

January 15th- Resolution Day at Camana Bay.

January- Life for a child

C.I.D.A- Hands over HbA1C machine to Paediatrics ward as part of the Life for a child program. The HbA1c Machine was donated by Life for a child for more information please visit their website


January 2011- Insulin For Life

C.I.D.A donates insulin and supplies to the George Town hospital as part of the Insulin For Life program.  For more information please visit


2010 Events

C.I.D.A’s  Annual 5k Walk/Run- November 2010

Was a wonderful end to celebrating Diabetes Awareness Month.  Thank you to everyone who helped to make this a successful event, including everyone who came out to walk/run wearing blue.   Thank you to all of our sponsors.

World Diabetes Day 2010

It was a fun filled day at Camana Bay!  C.I.D.A would like to thank the Pirates Week Committee for partnering with us.  The turnout was fantastic! There was a free screening and various activities promoting healthy living.  Thank you to everyone who came out to support the event and help promote diabetes awareness.  A special thanks to the Cayman Islands Motorcycle Riders Association for riding in blue.  Special thanks to Cost U Less for raising diabetes awareness by wearing C.I.D.A’s “Life is sweet, no sugar added” T-Shirts and raising donations for the cause.  Thank you to all of our sponsors.  We cannot forget thanking everyone who participated in the Blue Lighting Monument Challenge.

Cayman’s Got Talent 2010

It was a wonderful success! C.I.D.A would like to thank Nolly Brown Entertainmentfor making this event possible.  We would also like to thank everyone who came out to the event to show their support and those that shared their talent and participated in this event.  A big congrats to Jaide Dixon Winner “Kids Category “and Andy Blake Winner “Adult Category.” Thank you to all of our sponsors.