Consider that while almost 30 million people in the U.S. have some form of diabetes, one in four don’t even realize they’re walking around with the disease. National Diabetes Month is an annual event each November to boost awareness about the risk factors, symptoms, and types of diabetes. If you’ve been recently diagnosed with either […]
November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes. In partnership with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), this year’s focus is on the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.. Adults with diabetes are nearly twice as likely to die from heart disease or stroke as people without diabetes.
Nearly 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes, another 86 million have prediabetes, and the total national cost of diagnosed diabetics is estimated to be around $245 billion. These statistics are a good reason to team up with Positive Promotions and make a positive difference for National Diabetes Awareness Month this November. Offering the ...
November is National Diabetes Month. In the United States, 30 million adults aged ≥18 years are living with diabetes and 84 million with prediabetes (1).Among persons aged ≥65 years, one in four is estimated to have diabetes, and one in two has prediabetes (1).Persons with prediabetes are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke (2).
November is Diabetes Awareness Month! World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated globally on November 14 to raise awareness about both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Join us in celebrating this incredible community all month long — and especially on WDD. Explore the different ways to get involved: by ...
Whether you take action for yourself or for a loved one, the possibilities are endless. Find out your risk for diabetes and take control of your health. Donate to help make a difference in the fight. Raise your voice as an advocate. Volunteer your time. The choice is yours.
We want to thank Jim for his efforts and his years of support to the American Diabetes Association-Wisconsin. It is people like Jim that help us to see how we are truly #ConnectedforLife. Jim’s story is a part of a series of stories we will be sharing with you, to help you stay connected and proactive for your health and well-being.
Sure, you’ve heard about the bigger awareness campaigns like Breast Cancer Awareness Month and World AIDS Day. But what about lesser-known ones, such as National Family Health History Day, Give ...
Post about National Diabetes Awareness Month on social media using hashtags #NDAM and #DiabetesAwarenessMonth. Beyond Type 1 has some great suggestions for this! Participate in the American Diabetes Association’s National Diabetes Month campaign, which reminds us that a hero lies inside everyone affected by this disease.
National Diabetes Awareness Month: Know the Facts November 02, 2018 Topics: Food and Nutrition General Health Information. As one of the most prevalent diseases in the United States, diabetes impacts nearly 9.3 percent of the entire population. That translates to around 29.1 million Americans who have diabetes -- with 8.1 million of them ...